The event, organized by the Central Council of Veterans of the EMERCOM of Russia, takes place in the Patriot Park near Moscow on February 14-15.
The tournament is attended by teams of veterans and active employees of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia, special services, law enforcement agencies and departments of the Russian Federation, as well as the All-Russian Volunteer Fire Society.
10 teams compete in a team tournament, each with three players. Generals, as well as heads of services and veterans’ organizations will compete in the personal championship.
The Russian Billiards Tournament is dedicated to the memory of Lieutenant General of the internal service Viktor Klimkin. The heroic heart of the legendary firefighter stopped at the 62nd year of life. The irreparable loss occurred on November 16, 2019.