Direct holding of the championship was the responsibility of the
judicial panel consisting of 6 persons, headed by Chief Justice RC
Billiard Sports, Judge of the international category Buzurhodzhaev
Roman. Competitions were held for “Free pyramid” in accordance with the
applicable rules of the International Committee of the pyramid style.
During the event, the best players received prizes from the
organizers. First place went to a team from Kazakh Literature newspaper.
The team consisted of Zhanarbek Ashimzhan and Bakhyt Bedelkhan. Second
place was won by Evening Almaty newspaper, consisting of Abdukhalila
Jalil and Asyl Abenov. Third place went to Evgeniy Rachenkov and
Alexandr Memet, who were playing for Arguments and Facts newspaper. The
winners were awarded with medals, diplomas and cups. Air Astana
presented valuable gifts to the players: first place winners received
two business class round-trip tickets on the route Almaty - Dubai –
Almaty; holders of the second place won two tickets in economy class
round trip on the route Almaty - Beijing – Almaty; and third place
winners - two economy class tickets on the route Almaty - Istanbul -
Almaty. Republican social-political newspaper Central Asia Monitor
handed the winners annual subscription to the publication and works of
photographer Kairat Tokes. Bastau billiard club presented Zhanarbek
Ashimzhan and Bakhyt Bedelkhan exclusive billiard cues.
In addition to the main competition there were various competitions
in which the participants were able to demonstrate their skills. All
participants and spectaculars who guessed the winners of the tournament
in the sports forecast received the prizes in the form of gift cards
from the billiard club.
Air Astana is a full member of IATA and the only airline in Kazakhstan
certified for aircrafts maintenance to European EASA/Part 145 standards.
Air Astana JSC is a joint enterprise of the Kazakhstan State Holding,
Samruk and British company BAE Systems with share-holdings of 51% and
Currently the Air Astana aircraft fleet consists of western aircrafts
such as Boeing B767-300, В757-200, Airbus А321, А320, and Fokker F50.