Boris Spassky Arrived to Satka

Время публикации: 08.01.2013 02:17 | Последнее обновление: 08.01.2013 02:25

The website satkachess.ru reports that the Rapid chess tournament held in Satka, Russia was visited by Boris Spassky. "It's great that the tradition is kept and the Governor's Cup is still held... I'm glad to see not only young but their older colleagues also participating" - the website quotes the 10th World Champion.

This was a 9 round Swiss tournament with 149 participants. The local GM Ruslan Scherbakov finished first with 8 points. Semen Dvoiris was 2nd, Nikolai Lushnikov took 3rd.

On January 6th the regional session of junior school named after the 10th World Champion started its work. According to the website the session gathered more than 30 talented young players; the lectures will be held by Boris Spassky himself and his assistants GM Ruslan Scherbakov, IMs Vladislav Nasybullin and Alexander Filipenko.   


  


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