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Ukrainian becomes European champion in chess

Posted by the Editor on May 17, 2013


News / 17 May 2013 | 15:20

Ukrainian becomes European champion in chess

Ukrainian becomes European champion in chess

Yesterday, on May 16, the European Men Chess Championship was ended in Legnica, Poland. Grandmaster of Kharkiv, graduate of the chess club “Law academy” Oleksandr Moiseyenko became a winner, the press service of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration reports.
Moiseyenko was leading for most of the tournament and eventually scored 8/11, edging out nine other grandmasters on tiebreak. Among them was 59-year-old chess legend Alexander Beliavsky, who thus qualified for the World Cup in Tromsø together with 22 other players.

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One Response to “Ukrainian becomes European champion in chess”

  1. nice to hear good news! let’s be proud of mister beliavsky.

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