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First regional chess tournament for elderly held in Penza

13:01 | 15.10.2015 | Sport

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Penza, 15 October 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza regional branch of the Elderly Union of Russia held its first regional chess competition for the aged persons on Thursday, October 15.

First regional chess tournament for elderly held in Penza

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It brought together 38 pensioners – 35 gentlemen and three ladies.

The blitz tournament pitted against each other players from Penza and Zarechny cities, as well as the Bashmakovo, Bekovo, Bessonovka, Gorodische, Issa, Kamenka, Kameshkir, Mokshan, Nizhny Lomov, Serdobsk and Tamala areas.

The winner of the regional competition will fight in the Volga Federal District tournament in Samara this November.

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