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Bashkiria's draught player Alexander Georgiev - seventh at World Cup in Netherlands


UFA, 22 July 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

On July 21,  the next stage of the World Cup in international draughts — the tournament RotterDamsOpen 2019 ended in Rotterdam (the Netherlands).

The nine-time world champion from Ufa, Alexander Georgiev, was the seventh among 128 participants. The trainee of the Central Draughts Club "Bashkortostan" has three victories and six draws, 12 points out of 18 possible. Georgiev was just one point close to the prize-winning three. Makodu N'Diye (Senegal) was the winner, the second place went to Victoria Motrichko (Ukraine),  Alexander Getmansky (Russia, Tula) was the third.

In the overall World Cup count, Alexander Georgiev strengthened his position in third place. Ufa players were ahead among women: the first was vice-champion of the world Aigul Idrisova, the second — six-time and current world champion Tamara Tansykkuzhina. They missed the Dutch stage.

The next world series tournament starts today, July 22. Riga (Latvia) hosts the traditional international tournament Riga Open. 12 athletes from Ufa and Ishimbay plan to participate there, a spokesman for the Central Draughts Club "Bashkortostan" Rustam Shayakhmetov informs.

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