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World chess event will be held in Primorye

World chess event will be held in Primorye
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In the Primorsky Territory, they are preparing for a world chess event. For the title of world champion in this sport, the current Chinese title holder Ju Wenjun and the Russian challenger Alexandra Goryachkina will compete. The prize fund of the match is 500 thousand euros.

According to the press service of the regional government, the match will be held from January 15 to 25 on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island. Its organizers are the International Chess Federation, the Chinese Chess Association and the Russian Chess Federation.

As part of the international match, other competitions will be held. On January 18 and 19, 500 athletes from all corners of the Primorsky Territory will take part in the regional youth tournament “Small White Boat”. January 21 and 22, the 150 strongest chess players of the Far East will compete in the stage of the all-Russian tournament "Rapid Grand Prix of Russia" Vladivostok 2020 ".

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