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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Sona Vitamins is delighted to support the Armenian Chess Club and Irish Chess Union who have organised a unique chess tournament in Ireland. Sona Irish Youth Super Cup invites the best junior players in Ireland to play in a round-robin (all-play-all) chess tournament.
Chess has seen a huge increase in popularity over the last number of years in Ireland with thousands of students playing chess and competing in national and international tournaments. One junior player, Diana Mirza, won the World Schools Under-17 Chess Championship 2017 in Romania. Such tournaments traditionally attracted adult players only.
Sona Irish Youth Super Cup aims to be the most prestigious chess tournament in Ireland for young players. It has been organised to nurture a fun, competitive and healthy atmosphere within the chess community. Sona Irish Youth Super Cup is a FIDE rated tournament which is an internationally recognised gaming standard. It gives young players the opportunity to better their international FIDE rating. All games are played in a round-robin style, which is how top chess players compete.
Speaking about the tournament Ohan Yergainharsian said; ‘Chess is something that’s very close to our hearts in the Yergainharsian family. It’s a wonderful sport that helps develop young people’s minds and social skills. We’re delighted to be supporting such a worthwhile cause and we wish all competitors the very best of luck’
As proud sponsors, Sona has over 30 years’ experience in formulating quality vitamins, nutritional supplements and other health aids. Sona produce over 150 products in a state-of-the-art facility in Dublin using the highest quality, natural ingredients, with an unyielding commitment to quality.
They are manufactured to and surpass current pharmaceutical standards, are assayed and strictly tested for conformity.
The opening of the tournament is taking place on Saturday, 20th October and will continue on in to the finals at the end of November. Please see the website for full details: chesssupercup.com