ITU Sportsman Wins Chess Championship
Dec 15, 2015


The member of ITU Chess Team Alexander Ipatov won the Cup of Turkish Chess Championship, which was held on 26 November – 10 December 2015 in Adana.

ipatov oyun oncesinde

The Chess Grandmaster Alexander Ipatov, who was representing ITU Sports Club at the championship, passed the 13th stage of the competition and became the champion of Turkey. During the tournament, which brought together 14 best chess players, our player Ipatov managed to beat all his partners with only one game ending in a draw. Last year Ipatov won the championship for the first time and defended his title this year. Moreover, the 19 ELO points gained by Ipatov at the championship raise our country in the world chess rankings.

The International Chess Grandmaster Alexander Ipatov was born in 1993. He started playing chess as a child and has been representing our country at the international chess tournaments since 2011. Previously Ipatov gained the titles of 2012 World Youth Championship, the second prize of 2013 World Youth and took part in the final rounds of 2013 and 2015 World Cup competitions.

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