Andrei Tersintsev from Penza wins bronze at international chess tournament
Penza, 1 August 2016. PenzaNews. The Penza chessmaster Andrei Tersintsev won the bronze award of the international chess tournament for people with locomotor injuries that recently concluded in Serbia.
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This was the first adult-grade chess championship for the junior chessmaster, chairman of the regional federation for disabled athletes “Povolzhye” and head of the regional sports federation for people with locomotor injuries Vladimir Novikov told PenzaNews.
The competition brought together around 80 chess players from 15 countries.
As PenzaNews reported earlier, Andrei Tersintsev already won three junior chess competitions for people with locomotor injuries.
Back in 2011, he won the bronze at the eponymous championship, followed by a silver the year later.
His first gold at the chess tournament was earned in 2013 in the Czech Republic, when he was 13. Following that, Andrei Tersintsev defended his title in Serbia in 2014, and won his third champion title in Bratislava in 2015.