February 20, USUE hosted the checkers championship as part of the annual Universiade among higher educational institutions of the Sverdlovsk region. This time, the athletes had a difficult task: for the first time, the players struggled for the title of Universiade checkers’champion. 7 universities of Yekaterinburg took part in the tournament.
Ural State University of Economics starts online games with chess players of the Sverdlovsk region. The first session of a simultaneous online game was held on January 29, 2019, and was timed to the opening of the Chess and Checkers Club established at the USUE Department of Chess Art and Computer Mathematics.
At the press conference of the world chess champion, grandmaster Sergey Karjakin, which was held at the University on January 10, 2019, it was said that a chess club-school for students, faculty members and all chess lovers was opened at the USUE Department of Chess Art and Computer Mathematics.
During the press conference, Sergey Karyakin confessed that he had received unforgettable impressions communicating with Sverdlovsk children, noted the hospitality of the host country, and felt the love of chess fans.
From November 20 to November 24, table tennis competitions were held in Cheboksary. The Championship of Russia among persons under 23 with mobility disabilities united more than 60 sportsmen from all over the country.
USUE rector Yakov Silin congratulated the volleyball players of the USUE team on their victory in Universiade - 2018 and wished them new sports wins.
n 2019, Ural State University of Economics will admit the first applicants to a new specialty related to chess (its exact name is being thrashed out). Training will be held at the Department of Chess Art and Computer Mathematics.
The beginning of the academic year was marked by important news for Ural State University of Economics. Anatoly Karpov, the twelfth world chess Merited Master of Sports of the USSR, State Duma deputy, in an official letter addressed to the USUE Rector Yakov Silin, agreed to head the Department of Chess Art at Ural State University of Economics.
Today, the mobile consulate of Peru, opened at Ural State University of Economics, was full of guests of the World Cup-2018. It was noted here that the whole sports festival was comfortable and safe for fans.