At a chess tournament, held in the Ukrainian Nikolaev there was a fight, the newspaper “Vesti”. As a result of the incident injured one of the local players Vladimir Sakun.
On the memorial of Mykola Shelest for one Board met the champion of Ukraine 2015 Anastasia Rahmangulova and Sakun, considered one of the strongest players in Nikolaev. Girl, playing white, made a mistake and risked losing the neutral party. Her opponent considered the situation and began to waste time by making meaningless moves.
Rahmangulova took it as disrespect and upset. Chess player decided to support her coach Michael Gerasimenok. However, the mentor did not reassure the pupils, but instead has twice hit the Sakun. The man had to go to the doctor: he had a cut eyebrow and the bridge of the nose was broken eye capillaries.
Rahmangulova later apologized for the behavior of Gerasimenko, which is likely to be disqualified. About the incident informed by the chess Federation of Ukraine.
With what result did the game end is not specified.