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Opening of the first corporate rapid chess tournament in honor of the 125th anniversary of Izolyator plant

On 4 October 2021, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Izolyator plant, the first corporate rapid chess tournament opened.

Everything at Izolyator is ready for the opening of the first corporate rapid chess tournamentEverything at Izolyator is ready for the opening of the first corporate rapid chess tournament

The grand opening took place in the conference hall of the company. In his welcoming speech to the participants of the tournament, Alexander Slavinsky, CEO of Izolyator emphasized the continuity of traditions and the importance of further development of corporate sports. Today, a new page has been opened in the rich history of the Izolyator plant. Chess will complement the program of the main sporting event of Izolyator — the annual sports festival, which has already become traditional. Alexander Slavinsky finished his greeting by wishing all the participants of the competition good luck and bright victories.

Alexander Slavinsky is opening the first corporate rapid chess tournamentAlexander Slavinsky is opening the first corporate rapid chess tournament in honor of the 125th anniversary of Izolyator plant

Following the opening ceremony, the organizer and chief referee of the tournament, the Head of the Insulation Manufacturing Shop Pavel Zotov, announced the rules of the competition.

Pavel Zotov announces the rules of the competition to the participants Pavel Zotov announces the rules of the competition to the participants

Applications for participation in the tournament were submitted by 24 Izolyator employees. On the opening day of the tournament, the first three chess games were played in the presence of caring fans.

The first gamesThe first games of the first rapid chess tournament among Izolyator employees

The game of chess will harmoniously complement Izolyator's sports lifeThe game of chess will harmoniously complement Izolyator's sports life, make it even more diverse and rich

The competition, where each player is given no more than 15 minutes for the entire game, will be held according to the playoff system.