CHESS FEDERATION OF MURMANSK REGION

The Murmansk Region team comprises 6 players from 2 different chess schools of Murmansk, as well as 2 players from 2 other cities of the Region: Monchegorsk and Apatity. In addition to regular championships of Murmansk Region, North-West Federal District of Russia, and Russian Federation national championships, their annual sporting events’ calendar includes many other tournaments in Russia and abroad.

Daniil Kharchenko (Monchegorsk):1st prize at Murmansk Region Championship for adults (2014). Prize-winner at championships of Murmansk Region, North-West District of Russia, in his age category.

Vadim Galchenko (Murmansk Chess School 17): regular participant of championships of Murmansk Region, North-West District of Russia, and Russia, in his age category.

Kirill Klukin (Apatity): FIDE Master, 1st prize at Championship of North-West District of Russia in his age category in 2013, 3rd prize at Blitz Tournament of Russia in his age category in 2015.

Matvey Galchenko (Murmansk Chess School 17): 1st prize at Championship of North-West District of Russia in his age category in 2014 in classical chess and blitz.

Dmitrii Kovalenko (Murmansk Regional Chess School): Regular participant of championships of Murmansk Region, North-West District of Russia, and Russia, in his age category.

Sofia Surkova (Murmansk Chess School 17): 2nd prize among women at the Varna Open Tournament in 2015, 1st prize among girls under 13 at a stage of Chess Cup of Russia in 2015 in Petergof, 1st prize at Championship of North-West District of Russia in rapid chess and blitz among girls under 13 in 2014.

Alina Sych (Murmansk Regional Chess School): 1st prize among girls of her age at Murmansk Region Championship, 3rd in classical chess and 1st prize in blitz at Championship of North-West District of Russia.

Aleksandr Zhuravlev (Murmansk Regional Chess School): regular participant of championships of Murmansk Region, North-West District of Russia, and Russia in his age category.