Congratulations to the students of KNURE – Alena Nosareva (1st year, ITM faculty) and Vera Popruga (2nd year, CI) with a successful performance at the Ukrainian Drafts-64 Championship. 47 athletes (29 men and 18 women) from 9 regions of the country took part in the main tournament of the year, from September 18 to 26 in Dnipro. In total, 4 national grandmasters and 6 masters of sports competed in three women’s tournaments.
The Ukrainian Championship began with a tournament with classical time control. To identify the champion of the country, women played 7 rounds according to the Swiss system. Each participant played 7 micromatch, consisting of two parties of white and black checkers. Time was allotted for each game of 40 minutes with the addition of 15 seconds per move. Almost every tour lasted up to 4 hours.