Russian Champion Returns Home

Время публикации: 23.08.2015 04:10 | Последнее обновление: 23.08.2015 04:20

Yesterday morning, Evgeny Tomashevsky has come back to his hometown of Saratov as the new Russian Champion.


His family and friends met him at the railway station. Tomashevsky wasn't disappointed by the absence of officials:
"It's no secret that I don't get any support from the authorities", he told "I hope it changes, and I'd like my merits to be recognized in some material way. However, I'm not going to dramatize it - my level is already such that I'm able to cope with my financial problems myself. What's more important is that the local authorities could invest more in the development of chess".

The champion's wife Lidiya

The main trophy is made of charoite, a rare mineral found only in Siberia.


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