Students from all regions of Kazakhstan took part in the Republican chess tournament for the Cup of international grandmaster Dinara Saduakasova. 50 teams from universities of the country fought for the prestigious award from April 2 to April 4 at the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilev. The total prize fund amounted to 1.5 million tenge.

The winners in the team competition were students of the International University of Information Technologies (IITU, Almaty). The team of Al-Farabi KazNU won second place. The students of the Eurasian National University. L.N.Gumilev won Bronze.

Teams ranked fourth, fifth and sixth places were marked with special prizes and mementoes.

A student of ENU Agmanov Zhandos won in the individual competition among young men, students of the IITU Mezentsev Ivan and Akhmetov Ayan won the second and third places, respectively. Students who ranked from 1 to 10 places among young men were awarded cash prizes.

A student of IITU Nasybullina Alfiya won the gold medal in the individual competition among girls. The second place went to Almatinka Mukhit Aisezim representing Al-Farabi KazNU.  student of ENU. L.N.Gumilyov Omirtaeva Sagynysh won third place. All chess players from 1 to 7 places awarded cash prizes.

In addition to the awardees and winners, all participants received prizes and certificates. Students also received special prizes from partners.

This event is traditional and has been held since 2013. The tournament was held with the support of the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, the Educational Fund named after Sh. Esenov, the Ministry of Sports and Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Information and Public Development, the Astana branch of the party Nur Otan, the Youth Congress of Kazakhstan, the National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna And the Samruk-Kazyna Trust Corporate Fund.