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Date: 10 months ago   Category: Society

In KVTs "Patriot" the officer meeting "Honor opens I have"


The management of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, for the purpose of maintaining the best traditions of officer meetings, has made the decision on opening in the Congress and exhibition center "Patriot" of an officer meeting "Honor have" at which also the billiards club will function. Opening of an officer meeting is dated for Day of Ground forces of the Russian Federation during which will pass also the first billiards tournament on a prize of the Ministry of Defence. As envisioned by organizers of a tournament, it will be not just club, and the only operating museum of the Russian billiards in which not only modern tables, but also antiquarian are collected, made 140 - 175 years ago. In the hall 12 billiard tables among which there are creations of hands of such outstanding masters as Karl and Vasily Schultz, Karl Sholts, Arnold Freyberg, Yakoav Gots and Mikhail Erykolov from St. Petersburg will be presented. To someone will carry to play on the table made at Erykalov's factory in 1812, and someone will get the table presented to the museum by Leonid Yakubovich or Alexander Abdulov. The tournament is planned for October 6 so persons interested to get on him still have time to be declared. Note to Traditions of the Russian billiards more than three centuries. This sport was and remains to one of darlings at officers both Russian Imperial, and Soviet armies. Among the famous domestic billiard-players – Peter I, Alexander Pushkin, Leo Tolstoy, Alexander Kolchak, Georgy Zhukov, Iosif Dzhugashvili, Klim Voroshilov, Yury Gagarin and others. Military billiard tournaments regularly took place both in the Russian Empire, and in the Soviet Union. The tradition continues to live also in modern Russia.
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