Ugra launches a project to organize and hold the World Chess Olympiad...

Ugra launches a project to organize and hold the World Chess Olympiad in 2020

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A project committee meeting chaired by Governor Natalia Komarova took place in the Government. Ugra municipal formations took part in the event in the videoconferencing mode.

By the decision of the committee, the launch of a priority project for organization and holding of the World Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk in 2020 was announced.


“The aim of the project is to increase the proportion of the population systematically engaged in physical culture and sports by 2024 to 55% of the total population living in Ugra, as well as improving competitiveness of Ugra sports in the Russian and international sports arena, increasing competitiveness of the Autonomous Okrug as a region that successfully holding the largest world-class sports competitions, popularizing physical culture and sports among various segments of the population,“ Director of the Department of physical culture and sports of Ugra Sergei Artamonov said.

Natalia Komarova stressed significance of this project: “There was high confidence from FIDE, from the Russian Chess Federation, the most famous and ordinary chess players of the planet to Ugra, as to the region where Russian and international chess tournaments are held regularly. In this regard, I hope we all understand the consequences of such a status.”

The Head of the Region also focused on the information that during the preparation of the Olympics, the regional government proceeds from the fact that the new infrastructure is being created, first of all, for the people of Ugra, and it is transferred to the Olympics only for the time it is held.

The meeting also discussed implementation of a plan for preparation of regional components of national and federal projects in 2018.

The passports of regional projects in the areas of “Demography”, “Healthcare”, “Education”, “Culture”, “International Cooperation and Export” have already been prepared.

For example, the portfolio of projects “Demography” includes 5 projects. Among them: “Financial support for families at the birth of children”; “Promoting employment of women – accessibility of pre-school education for children”; “Older generation”; “Strengthening public health”; “Sport is a norm of life.”

The “Healthcare” portfolio includes 7 projects: “Development of Primary Health Care”; “Program for development of children’s healthcare, including a modern infrastructure for provision of medical care to children”; “Fight against oncological diseases”; “Fight against cardiovascular diseases”; “Qualified personnel for medical organizations of the healthcare system”; “Creating a unified digital circuit in healthcare on the basis of unified state healthcare information system (EGISZ)”; “Development of exports of medical services.”

“Education” portfolio includes 8 projects: “Modern School”; “Success of every child”; “Support for families with children”; “Digital Educational Environment”; “Teacher of the Future”; “Young professionals”; “New opportunities for everyone”; “Social activity”.

The “Culture” portfolio consists of 3 projects: “Cultural Environment”, “Creative People” and “Digital Culture”.

“The next step is to add information recorded in the passports of the projects into information system for managing project activities of the executive bodies of state power,” Natalia Komarova summarized.