In the Republic Chess Center the republic championship on 64 squared checkers has been held among teenagers and girls. In the competition organized in 4 age groups on the round system (among athletes up to the age of 10, 13, 16 and 19) nearly 80 athletes have competed.
The checkers of "Neftchi” Sports Club have achieved 4 medals of the country championship (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze). Our representatives Famil Kamilli (the four-time world and European champion among boys up to the age of 10) have become the Azerbaijan Champion among the boys up to the age of 19 and Ulkar Babanli (The European champion among girls up to the age of 10) has become the Azerbaijan champion among the girls up to the age of 13. Yusif Rahimli has taken the 2nd place among the boys up to the age of 10 and Aysu Karimli has taken the 3rd place among the girls in the same age group.