Friday, October 8, 2010

CPA Chess tournament to help flood victims in Western Georgia

16.10.05. International Charity Movement "Chess – a Peace Ambassador" (CPA) founded in Tbilisi, Georgia, in the beginning of 2005, organized 1st charity tournament in Tbilisi in order to help victims of flood in Western Georgia in early October. Warm cloths and other essential items were sent to the region.

Ana Matnadze, Founder and President of "Chess
– a Peace Ambassador" Movement, organized the tournament

Georgian Chess Federation – its President, Guram Absandze
and Executive Director, Akaki Iashvili – salute foundation of CPA

Turning the chess clocks on: Chief Arbiter of the tournament,
IA Evgeny Melikset-Beg

The tournament was proud to host GM Zviad Izoria
among its participants. Hopefully, Izoria will become
#1 chess player in the country in 2006

"May this move bring me a victory" – WGM Maya Lominaishvili

WIM Sophio Nikoladze – she has 5 kids. She is
Maya Chiburdanidze's niece

WGM Nana Dzagnidze

Tournament's press-center

GM Merab Gagunashvili and IM Levan Aroshidze

Iveri Tchigladze – waiting for play-off with Merab Gagunashvili

Executive Director of the Georgian Chess

Federation Akaki Iashvili
congratulates the winner of the tournament, IM Konstantine Shanava

Vice-winner of the tournament, GM Levan Pantsulaya

Shota Azaladze was the best among participants under the age of 16

Vice-President of the Movement, WIM Sophio Gvetadze
won the tournament's women's section

WGM Tamar Khmiadahhvili was the best among the Seniors

President of the Movement, Ana Matnadze, and Vice-President,
Sophio Gvetadze, were excited about the success of the tournament

See original entry here.

See Russian version here.

1 comment:

used auto donation said...

Nice fund raising technique in raising money for those in need. Chess is such a smart game to play. God Bless