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Cuba will participate in the World University Chess Championship

Cuba ajedrezThe International University Sports Federation (FISU) has announced its convocation of the World University Chess Championship, set to take place online, October 26-30.

Cuba will field two teams. The first includes Carlos Daniel Albornoz, champion of the recently conducted continental competition; Rachel Palmero, Pan-American bronze medalist; Augusto Campos, Jorge Elías, Abel López and Laritza Alfonso. Members of the second group include Jorge Gómez, Marlon La Villa, César Pérez, Melissa Rodríguez, Karla July Fernández and Leancy Fernández, according to information conveyed to Jit magazine by International Arbiter Isbel Herrera, chess coordinator for Cuban universities.

The competition has been organized by FISU since 1963 and this time will also feature bridge games. At the moment, the play platform remains unknown, but the options are either or Games will be 15 minutes long, with an additional ten seconds after each move, and the use of cameras to guarantee fair play as an essential requirement.

(Source: Granma)

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