The chess team of the National University of Uzbekistan took the 2nd place in the Moscow State University Cup
An inter-university team international chess tournament for the Moscow State University Cup in chess was held on June 20-23 this year. The team of Nodirbek Yakubbaev, Nilufar Yakubbaeva, Ortiq Nigmatov and Asal Salimova, studying at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Intellectual Technologies of the National University of Uzbekistan, took part in the tournament. The opening ceremony of the tournament was held at the Fundamental Library of Moscow State University. The tournament was opened by the Rector of Moscow State University, Academician Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichy, who thanked all the teams for their participation. Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichy noted that the Moscow State University Chess Cup is being held for the first time among the national universities of the CIS countries, in which the teams of Russia, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Kazakhstan are the clear favorites.
According to the final results of the uncompromising debate on June 20-23, the team of the Armenian State University took the 1st place, the team of the National University of Uzbekistan took the 2nd place and the team of the Moscow State University took the 3rd place. At the awarding ceremony, the team of the National University of Uzbekistan received medals from Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov.