Moscow hosted the World Championship under the auspices of Ilyumzhinov

The World Championship among boys and girls on solving chess compositions was held in Moscow under the auspices of FIDE and personally Kirsan Ilyumzhinov from 31st of January to 3rd of February. It was attended by representatives of eight countries: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Morocco and Mongolia.

During the ‘Quick Show’ tournament the players should have solved 20 two-move puzzles within half an hour. The winners that scored the equal number of points were: Sumiya Bilguun from Mongolia, and two Russians - Konstantin Novikov and Danila Moiseyev.

As a result of ‘Solving show’ tournament, Sumiya Bilguun ripped the top spot; Stanislav Vasilyev from the Ukraine secured the second and the Russian Danil Pavlov- the third one. The Champion among girls in less than 19 years age group became Marina Skorobogatova and in less than 17 years old age group - Ekaterina Dyakonova (both are Russians).
In addition, the participants in the tournament were able to attend the master class of the international grandmaster Aleksandr Azhusin.
Afterwards the awarding ceremony took place. Grandmaster Andrey Selivanov handed the diplomas, signed by the President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, to the winners. The young chess players have also received medals and valuable prizes.