The 5th Rapid Chess Championship of Kabardino-Balkaria was held on 8-9th March in Nalchik.
46 players aged 7 to 67 competed in the 9-round Swiss tournament with the time control 10 min + 5 sec.
Chaman Gedgafov (Baksan district) took a clear first place with 8,0/9 points. Second was David Temirkanov with 7,5 points, while third was Mazhmudin Karmov (both Nalchik) with 7,0 points.
Other prize winners:
Veterans – Valery Vulah, Hamidbi Zhirikov and Vladimir Butaev
Women – Fatima Shahmurzova, Zalina Lingur and Jamiliya Temukueva
Youth – Inal Berbekov, Osman Tokluev and Aydamir Tubaev
Girls – Camilla Huranova, Minara Shavaeva Minara and Madlen Aliyeva
Boys – Muhamed Kertiev, Malik Shavaev and Arthur and Georgy Khvorov