Ukraine: Chess on 65 Meters Height, Winner Got the Highest Cup (PHOTOS)

Время публикации: 20.07.2013 15:38 | Последнее обновление: 20.07.2013 15:38

The Ukrainian website reports chess has been played at the height of 65 meters in the city of Lvov and something like this happened in Ukraine for the first time. The event happened yesterday on the top of the City Council. It was dedicated to the Day of chess in Ukraine and consisted of a round-robin blitz tournament "Chess on a Tower." The tournament gathered six grandmasters from Lvov

Yuri Vovk won the competition, Yaroslav Zherebukh finished second, Adrian Mikhalchishin took third. The winner got the Cup from the city mayor's hands.

"This is the highest Cup in Ukraine. I would like to thank the players for such a great initiative. Well done - you glorify Lvov with such a championship on the tower," the website quotes the mayor.  

Oleksandr Sulypa - out of the prize-winning places. All photos by

The Day of chess was also celebrated by holding the simuls and awarding the winners of junior competitions.


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