The opening ceremony of the Moscow Open 2015 – RSSU Chess Cup, section H, was held on Friday at the Russian State Social University.
The participants were welcomed by the RSSU Rector Natalia Pochinok, prefect of the North-Eastern Moscow District Valery Vinogradov, ECU General Secretary Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and Tournament Director Alexander Kostyev.
More than 700 kids compete in four age groups of section H: U9, U11, U13 and U15. The event continues until 7th February.
The opening ceremony for the remaining seven sections will be held on Saturday. Around 1600 chess players will participate in this year’s Moscow Open.
News by Etery Kublashvili, photos by Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou