24 july 2020
On 11 July KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia hosted the KPMG International Online Chess Championship, which was held on the chess.com platform. 30 corporate teams from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan competed for the title of champion of the 17th KPMG chess season.
Based on the results of nine rounds, gold went to the Eurasian Resources Group team, silver to the MegaCom team, and a JSC CentreCredit Bank team won bronze. We are pleased to report that the KPMG corporate chess team in Kazakhstan was ranked fifth among the 30 participating teams. The KPMG in Uzbekistan team also took part in the championship.
"On 11 July we held the KPMG International Online Chess Championship, and for the first time in 17 years of the competition it was held online. I would like to thank the Kazakhstan Chess Federation for supporting our event! Congratulations to the winners, and we hope that each of the 90 participants enjoyed the game. As for KPMG, we will be happy to further maintain the tradition of promoting this intellectual sport in Central Asia," commented Saken Zhumashev, Managing Partner of KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.