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Baku hosts international children's chess tournament with support of Bakcell

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Bakcell – the first mobile operator and leading mobile internet provider in Azerbaijan has supported the 16th international children's chess tournament, jointly organized by the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, “Ganjlik” chess club and the France-Azerbaijan University, AzerTAC reports.

This 7-round tournament, held on 9-14 of April 2017, based on Swiss system in accordance with the FIDE rules, has hosted 56 young chess players aged 15 and younger from Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Georgia, France, Portugal and Kazakhstan.

Azerbaijani chess players, who have obtained the highest scores during the tournament, received an opportunity to participate in the International Tournament to be held in France. Bakcell has awarded smartphones and other valuable prizes to other winners of the tournament.

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