Chess is more than just a game. It is an intellectual sport that is an excellent means of developing mental abilities, creativity and strategic thinking. Popularizing chess among students is an important step towards increasing the level of development of young people and creating conditions for their success in the future.
On April 6, 2023, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University hosted a chess tournament organized by TNMU Student Parliament.
It was possible to participate by prior registration in an online form. The tournament lasted 4 hours, the participants were extremely enthusiastic about the game. More than 50 students of various faculties of the university took part.
The following won and were awarded medals, diplomas and prizes:
1st place – Nazarii Melnychuk
2nd place – Anton Komar
3rd place – Abdul Moses
“I was extremely impressed by the great excitement and the large number of registered students. This confirms that holding a chess tournament is a really interesting pastime for students,” Sviatoslav Flinta, one of the organizers of the tournament, shared his impressions.
Oleksandr Mekhedok, Head of the Student Parliament of TNMU, added: “We thank all the participants of the competition for their active participation. I hope that the organization of this tournament produced only enjoyable impressions for the players and that they will be interested in participating in similar events in the future.”
The information was prepared by Sofia Berehuliak.
The photos were provided by TNMU Student Parliament.