More than 20 thousand Muscovites took part in the cup “Big City Tournament”, which was held in the capital from September 6 to 26. The competitions were held for everyone without age restrictions. Also within the framework of the tournament, amateur competitions in checkers, chess and giveaways (reverse checkers) were held.
Esports athletes competed in 11 disciplines. Arseniy Kovalevsky took the first place in HearthStone, Nikita Drozdov won in the virtual football game FIFA 21, and Artem Rumyantsev became the first in the computer game PUBG Mobile.
In the team competitions , the champions were:
— Artur Platov, Artem Sidorov, Valery Klimenko — World of Tanks Blitz;
— Damir and Daniyar Abulov, Danila Chuiko — Brawl Stars;
— Ivan Meshcheryakov, Artem Maksutov, Ilya Petrov, Andrey Gorkavy, Maria Rumyantseva and Vladislav Fedulov — Mobile Legends: Bang Bang;
— Ilya Povalyaev, Ivan Mikhailov, Alexander Svetlov, Ilya Matyash, David Artenyan, Yuri Elkin — Valorant;
— Maxim Bolshunov, Ivan Morozov, Andrey Erokhin — World of Tanks;
— Maxim Shein, Ivan Sereda, Alexander Demin, Viktor Khromov, Artem Martyshkin, Georgy Bokov — Dota 2;
— Alexander Chilimkin, Yuri Pevkin, Sergey Sazonov, Konstantin Polyakov, Yakov Vasko, Mikhail Yachmenev — Standoff 2.
In the League of Legends discipline, the guys from the Me and the Boys team won. The team, which includes the capital’s schoolchildren and university students, has repeatedly won the tournaments of the Moscow Center “Patriot.Sport” within the framework of the Moscow School Esports League. The guys were also winners of the All-Russian Esports School League of the Russian School Movement.
Online chess, checkers and giveaway competitions were held in two stages — these were qualifying games and finals. They were joined by more than 1.6 thousand Muscovites. At the qualifying stage, several mass tournaments were held in each of the disciplines. The strongest players of the qualifying tournaments competed in the final games. The schedule of the games was designed so that the same participant could try his hand at all three disciplines if desired. Matvey Shelest, a sixth-grade student of School No. 319, won the chess competition, Viktor Zvezdin from M.E. Katukov School No. 86 took the first place in the draughts tournament. Konstantin Botko, a mathematics teacher from school No. 1512, won the giveaway competition.