was HSE team’s result at the Chess Tournament of the XXIX Moscow Student Games. Our students won all of their seven matches, beating their fiercest competitor, MSU, by five points. HSE’s chess team this year included 16 members (12 men and four women), who are currently studying in seven respective Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at the University.
You can read more about the tournament results and our team composition here.
Second-year student in the HSE/NES Programme in Economics, Maksim Vavulin, placed second in the FIDE World Youth Under 18 Chess Championship. The championship took place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from September 21st through October 5th.