Crimean authorities want to organize a chess tournament in honor of.

Власти Крыма хотят организовать шахматный турнир в честь Карякина

The name of the Russian chess player Sergey Karjakin will go down in sports history of the Crimea, the Republic will organize the Cup of a name in a row, said the Minister of sport of the Crimea Elizabeth Koricheva.

Karjakin was born in Simferopol in 1990. Started to play chess at the age of 5 years. In July 2009, took Russian citizenship and moved to Moscow. Monday Karjakin played a draw with Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the 12th game of the match for the title of world chess champion. The fate of the world chess crown will be decided on a tie-break on Wednesday.

“The name of Sergei Karjakin is necessary to capture the history of the Crimea because of the Crimean people he is a national treasure. For a start, at the end of the world Cup, the sports Ministry of Kazakhstan will encourage them to spend in the Crimea Cup name Karjakin not only national scale, but also to enter the international level”, — quotes the words Choiceway the press service of Tatarstan Ministry of sport.

The Minister hopes that the chess Federation of Russia will support Crimea’s initiative.