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Anatoly Karpov Chess Cup starts in Issyk-Kul region

Anatoly Karpov Chess Cup is held in Issyk-Kul region from June 28 to July 8. The organizing committee of the competitions reported.

More than 80 athletes from Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and the regions of Kyrgyzstan are competing for the victory. The age of participants is 6-12 years. At least 9 rounds according to the Swiss system are scheduled.

«It is planned to hold the tournament annually and cover even more neighboring countries,» the President of the Chess Federation of Kyrgyzstan Milan Turpanov said at the opening ceremony.