11.03.2009 | 
Student
CHESS IS A POPULAR GAME IN YSU
CHESS IS A POPULAR GAME IN YSU
The two-day Chess Contest for Students and Lecturers was opened in Chess House of Armenia today.

The contest is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of YSU foundation and is organized by YSU Chair of Physical Training and Sports, Student Council, supported by Chess House of Armenia and Armenian Chess Federation.

Quick game rules are chosen for this contest. Individual and team contests are expected. Each participant is given 10 minutes to think and 5 seconds will be added for each step. The contest consists of 7 stages. The best results, shown by 2 students from each of the faculties, will be summed up in the end, and so, the winner player and team will be announced.

Chess is a popular game in YSU. More than 100 chess-player students study in Alma Mater. Some of them have got chess levels and our chess team of girls has got excellent results on international level. One trains his brains when playing chess and it helps the player to compete, to win and lose both in contest and life,-said RA Honored Sportsman Vrezh Ordyan.

By the way the participants of this contest are 50 students of YSU faculties of Economics, Physics, Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Chemistry.

Different contests in the area of many sports are always organized in YSU, for example mini football, volleyball, table tennis, etc. We must mention that the interest towards chess contests is too high among our studentship. Finally, such contests make students life more interesting and increase their level of performance,-said YSU Student Council Coordinator on Sports Affairs Arsen Azaryan.

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