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Sports

A number of sport clubs for faculty and students operate at HSE:

  • The HSE Chess Club welcomes professionals, amateurs, beginners and everyone else who loves this ancient game . Members of the club participate in tournaments (blitz, classic), workshops with well-known players, simultaneous chess displays and can take classes for beginners. For details, please contact Aikaz Avetuntsi at avetunci.haykaz@gmail.com or call +7 (916) 109 43 40.
  • Everyone over 17 years of age is welcome to join the MIEM Club for Athletic Tourism. The club organizes camping trips that include hiking, climbing, rafting, skiing; competitions; hiking weekends; and classes in the school of athletic tourism. Please contact the club at info@tkmiem.ru for more information.
  • The HSE Yacht Club offers training for sports qualifications of a yachtsman-racer, retraining and advanced training courses. All certificates are international and offer the opportunity to travel by water on your own throughout the world! Please send your inquiries to yachting2011@gmail.com or info@ecole-de-voile.ru.
  • At the Sengenkan Aikido Club you will learn basic movements and techniques of Aikido, a Japanese martial art developed and used mainly for self-defense, where balance and flexibility of your body are much more important than physical strength. Sengenkan Aikido does not involve meditation classes, and does not teach on the philosophical and religious aspects of Budo. The language of the club is English as the trainer, Kevin Cancellaro, is an English teacher in a joint Bachelor’s programme at HSE and NES. Contact Kevin Cancellaro at kcancellaro@nes.ru or Alexander Dorofeev at adorofeev@nes.ru for details.

HSE students and staff take part in regular sports competitions and festivals, such as the Moscow Student Games, Spartakiada Festival, and HSE football games.