We already told you that video games were officially recognized as a sport in Russia. The corresponding order of the Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation was published in the summer of 2016. Discipline “Computer sports” got the number code 1240002411М that makes possible the results of official sports categories the participants and winners of competitions and Championships in various kiberdistsiplin. The first owners of such discharges were students from the city of Kursk.
Delivery of diplomas, medals and the assignment of students II and III sports categories took place after the open championship of the city in the popular card video game Hearthstone developed by Blizzard. The participants, who took 1st and 2nd place, awarded the II sports category computer sports, and for 3rd and 4th place – III. In total, the championship was attended by 310 students from 37 educational institutions of the city of Kursk.
The championship was held with the direct support of the Committee of education and science of the region and of the Committee of youth Affairs of the Kursk region and the Regional Federation of computer sports. In the tournament have also passed the qualifying matches for the discipline of FIFA 18. It is not excluded that soon it will be possible to sports category and for winning in the virtual football championship. Below you can see a brief report of the event prepared by the YouTube channel “Kursk of TV”.