Tournament on draughts, chess and togyzkumalak takes place in the nursing home
According to the official website of capital akimat, in «center of social service «Sharapat» of akimat of Astana taking place events dedicated to the celebration of the day of the elderly, which is celebrated in Kazakhstan on October 2.
Today in the Center of social service «Sharapat» tournament on checkers among elderly people living here began. It was attended by the champion of the Republic of the traditional Kazakh game togyzkumalak Aliya Zhubatkanova.
The participants divided into six pairs of two players and drew lots. The game was held according to the classic rules of the game of checkers.
«Such events are held at least 1-2 times a month. Basically, these tournaments are held either at the institution or in conjunction with the Governor's office and departments. Our athletes participate in city and national events. The games are tennis, Billiards, Darts, draughts, chess, games, tug of war and other active sports activities», – told the correspondent of the site by the tournament referee and swimming instructor and sports games Faith Anisiforov.
At the weekend there will be a tournament on chess and the national game togyzkumalak. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, after the completion of all sports games.
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