In Almaty, 19 June ended the Eurasian Blitz Chess Cup of the President of Kazakhstan. It was attended by more than 100 athletes from more than 30 countries of the continent. The total prize amounted to 100,000 US dollars.
As a result of the competition Farrukh Amonatov (Tajikistan) who collected 16 points own the Cup of Eurasia. The athlete has got a prize of 30,000 USA dollars. Winner of second place (also 16 points) – 25-year-old Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) – received 20,000 USA dollars. Bronze Cup of Eurasia and 14,000 USA dollars own Baadur Jobava (Georgia). He scored 15.5 points. The best Kazakhstan chess players of tournament became Rinat Dzhumabaev (13.5 points) and Guliskhan Nakhbayeva (11). Kazakhstan Chess Federation has awarded them prizes of $ 1,000 USD.