The head of the Crimea has announced the opening of the school chess Karjakin in Simferopol
While there is a reconstruction of the building, after which the room is planned to transfer the balance of the Ministry of sports of Crimea.
SIMFEROPOL, March 27. /Offset. TASS Sergey Pavlov/. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov announced the opening of a chess school named international grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in his home in Simferopol. This Aksenov reported on the page in Facebook after a meeting with the GM.
“From today the opening of a chess school named after Sergey Karjakin on the basis of child Junior sports school of chess and checkers in Simferopol remains only a matter of time”, — said Aksenov.
At the moment, according to him, the reconstruction of the building, then the room will be available for the balance of the Ministry of sports of Crimea. “Within two weeks the Minister of sport of the Crimea Elizabeth Koricheva together with Sergey Alexandrovich (Karjakin. — Approx. TASS) will work on a plan of action. The Chairman of the state Council of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov ready to reconcile and to start identifying sources of funding,” — said the head of the Crimea.
According to Aksenov, the establishment of such a school — “a great opportunity for young people to see the living legends of chess, to obtain the necessary knowledge and energy”. Aksenov said that the Crimean carefully followed and continue to follow sports career Karjakin, “always celebrate victories and proud of the achievements of his countryman”.
After losing to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the match for the world chess crown, held in December 2016 in new York, Karjakin thanked Crimean residents for their support. The Norwegian then the second time defended the title of world champion, beating the Russians in the tie-break with the score 3:1 (total score of the match 9:7). Karjakin after the match said that he was going to popularize chess in the Crimea and is ready to meet with the leaders of the region and lovers of this sport.
Karyakin is a native of Simferopol, here there live his parents. In Simferopol he started making his first steps in chess. Every year in Crimea held a tournament for the prize of Sergey Karjakin among children and youths.