31.12.2014

Year’s results for billiard players

International tournament for the prize of Honorary President of Billiard Federation of Southern Federal District Ivan Savvidi took place in Rostov.

Professional Moscow pyramid tournament took place in Rostov on 20-24 of December and gathered 132 best billiard players aged from 13 to 51 from 8 countries of the world- Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Belorussia, Armenia, Moldavia and Kyrgyzstan.

On the results of hard four-day duels first prize won Gleb Vaschenkov (Russia), second- Alexandr Palamar (Ukraine), third and fourth place shared Nikita Livada and Ioseph Abramov from Russia. The winners got Diplomas and Cups and money prizes. The total prize fund of the tournament organized with the support of “Charitable Foundation of Ivan Savvidi” equaled 3 million roubles.

“Billiard is an intellectual game that not only develops one’s analytical abilities and competence in logical thinking but teaches to be calm and reasonable in tricky situations. This quality is invaluable for modern person taking into account taking current situation in the world.-said in his opening speech Honorary President of Billiard Federation of Southern Federal District Ivan Savvidi.-I’m glad to see that billiard develops dynamically, brings new talents to light, and fosters professional sportsmen.”