KPMG in Kyrgyzstan supported by the Chess Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic hosted Third KPMG Chess Premier League Championship for the Kyrgyzstan business community.
This year the Premier League Championship consisted of 18 teams which were competing for the first prize. The championship was held according to the Swiss system, with the players playing for 7 rounds, each having 10 minutes to complete a round. The referees team headed by international chief referee Damil Toktogonov monitored the participants to play against time.
Following the Premier League Championship results, the winners were determined in the team and individual classifications. The team of OJSC Electric Power Stations took the first place and won the cup; chess players from CJSC Bank of Asia were second, and the third of the best teams was Sky Mobile LLC team #1. In the individual classification Kayum Amanbai (Sky Mobile LLC team #2) became the winner playing on the first chessboard, the second board winner was Karybek Koroshev (OJSC Electric Power Stations) while on the third chessboard Nikolay Kim (OJSC Bakai Bank) took the first place.
All participants of the championship were presented with souvenirs, while the winners of the Premier League were awarded with diplomas and prizes.
KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia has traditionally hosted an annual chess championship which bring together fans of this ancient and wise game for 14 years. This year will feature XIV KPMG Chess Championship in Almaty and V KPMG Chess Championship in Astana.
About KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, operating in 152 countries with more than 189,000 people working in member firms around the world.
KPMG has been working in Kazakhstan and Central Asia for twenty years, and was rated as one of the leading audit and advisory firms in 2010-2015 by Expert Kazakhstan RA. Our essential principle has always been to use the firm’s global intellectual capital, combined with the practical experience of our local professionals. KPMG provides audit services as well as a wide range of advisory services covering tax and legal matters, performance improvement, risk management, transaction support, financing, and restructuring.
In Kazakhstan and Central Asia, KPMG now has offices in Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, and Bishkek with more than 400 active staff members.
For more information please contact:
Karlygash Kaltayeva, Head of Markets, KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
Tel.: +7 (727) 298 08 98 (ext 61136)