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Chess tournaments were organized with the aim of popularizing table sports, promoting a healthy lifestyle, as well as useful employment for convicts.

All participants demonstrated the will to win, the strongest players were identified in the individual championship. During the meetings, many athletes distinguished themselves by interesting game combinations, an extraordinary solution of chess games.

Players are always looking forward to official tournaments and are actively preparing for them. Participation in competitions is important for gaining gaming experience and improving skill.

– Chess in correctional institutions is consistently popular. In their free time, convicts improve their playing skills, – said the head of the department of educational and social work with convicts of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Yaroslavl Region Alexey Glibin. – This intellectual sport teaches you to think about every step, not only in the game, but also in real life.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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