Belarusian shogi statistics for 2019:254
players from Belarus took part in 157
rating tournaments, including 36 major (multi-day) events.
The event venue has been determined. The tournaments will be held at the conference halls of the Hotel Belarus
. There will be a discount up to 30%
for participants on the accommodation
price. The details will be provided after pre-registration
Minsk player Vincent Tanyan
beat Thomas Leiter
(Germany) in the final game of the ESC 2019 in Bratislava and made his second European championship title. The 3rd place was taken by another Minsk player Anton Starykevich
by beating compatriot Maxim Shaporov
Effective from July 27, 2018, foreign citizens of 74 countries (including all the EU countries) can enter Belarus in the visa-free
regime for up to 30 days
. The details you can find here
Minsk was selected as the host city of the ESC/WOSC 2020.