Tashkent hosted "2016 Winter of Tashkent" Chess Tournament was held in the special hall of Uzbekistan Chess Federation.
This traditional chess tournament was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Uzbekistan Chess Federation in order to make chess more popular around Uzbekistan, identify young clever chess players and improve the experiences and skills of Uzbekistan’s chess players.
Nearly 100 chess players participated in the tournament by dividing into two group according to their age. Sirojiddin Najmiddinov secured the first place in Group A standings after defeating all the opponents in 9 matches. The second place gained by Saidakbar Saidaliev who garnered 7 points. Both Fotih Abduholikov and Muhammadali Abdurahmonov gathered 6.5 points each and named as the third and fourth player of Group A.
In the another group under 14-age, unbeaten Shohruh Khamidullaev won the gold medal of the tournament by taking 8 points with 7 wins and 2 draws. Both Islomjon Abdugafurov and Grigoroy Chubey who collected 6.5 points each awarded with silver and bronze medals respectively.
Here are the photos took in "2016 Winter of Tashkent" Chess Tournament.