Bai Tushum Bank is a general sponsor of Greenwich Chess Cup 2014
International children’s and youth individual and team chess tournament for the Cup of “Greenwich Chess Cup 2014”, sponsored by “Bai-Tushum” Bank, took place from January 3 to January 10, 2014 in Bishkek.
“Chess is an excellent exercise of strategic thinking, it develops ability to think, strive and win. Therefore sponsorship of chess tournament is another contribution of the Bank to support the young and goal-oriented generation. Participation in this tournament has provided young and talented school students with an excellent opportunity to exchange experiences, show good skills and knowledge, and also to confirm the professionalism of their coaches”, – said Gulnara Shamshieva, General Manager of “Bai-Tushum” Bank.
22 teams (88 children under 14 years of age) from chess clubs of Bishkek, Chui, Issyk-Kul and Naryn oblasts, as well as from Kazakhstan took part at the tournament, which was held in Kyrgyzstan for the first time in the last 10 years. Before getting to the final, young chess players, including national champions and participants of World and Asia championships, played seven rounds in corresponding age categories.
The winner of the tournament, who had the highest number of points was team “Impulse” with the participation of a player from Kazakhstan. The 2nd place was taken by team “C. Dushor MO and N-1”. The 3rd place was taken by team “Almaz”. Also some participants of teams were awarded special prizes and nominations. The tournament organizers “Greenwich Pub” plan to make Greenwich Chess Cup tournament conventional and to hold it annually.