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On the International Chess Tournament in Rotterdam

The Fifth International Youth Chess Tournament BASAMRO was held in Rotterdam on 23-24 September 2017.

Traditionally, school teams of Rotterdam (the Netherlands), the Murmansk and the Leningrad regions (Russia) were among the competitors.

A World Chess Champion, grandmaster Anatoly Karpov was the honoured guest of the Tournament.

The winner is the team of Rotteram. The second and third places are occupied by the teams of Murmansk and Saint Petersburg. France is the fourth.

The winner of the blitz tournament is Matvey Galchenko from Murmansk.

The event was visited by representatives of the Embassy of Russia in the Netherlands.