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The VII Championship of Kazakhstan on sports "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" was held in Astana with the support of the AIFC

The VII Championship of Kazakhstan on sports "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" was held in Astana with the support of the AIFC. 

The key partner of the Championship is AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development (

28 teams from Astana, Almaty, Karaganda, Pavlodar, and Ust-Kamenogorsk took part in the tournament. During the championship, 72 questions were played in 6 rounds.

Azizbek Yusufov played a role of the game jury and the co-chairman of the organizing committee. Alexander Rubin, double owner of the Crystal Owl "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" Club and Board member and vice-president of the International Association of Clubs "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" was a Member of the Appeal Jury and the honorary guest of the championship.

Winners and prize-winners of VII Championship of Kazakhstan on sports "Chto? Gde? Kogda?"

1. Team "Bedlam" team, captain – Ruslan Zholseitov

2. The "Erudit" (Scrabble) team, captain – Daniyar Alpysbai

3. "Nichosi" team, captain – Anvar Mukhametkaliev

All three teams will represent Kazakhstan at the World Championships in November 2017 in Astana.

Also medals were played on "Svoya igra", "Brain-ring" and team quiz "Hamsa". Anvar Mukhametkaliev became the winner in "Svoya igra” contest for the fifth time, the team "Erudit" won the Brian-ring, and "Nichosi" team became the best in "Hamsa" for the third consecutive year.

As organizers and partners of the championship noted that such projects can give a new impetus to the development of intellectual games and intellectual way of life in Kazakhstan and throughout the region. Kazakhstani teams are already beginning to successfully participate in major international tournaments.

The AIFC systematically supports the intellectual movement, as it aims at the development of human capital and the intellectual way of life in the country.

The Kazakhstan Championship and the Eurasian Cup on "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" were held with the AIFC’s support in Kazakhstan last year. Teams and experts from the far and near abroad, including the celebrities of the television version of the game "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" participated in those tournaments.

AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development, the main partner of the tournament, promotes the development of local professionals in the financial sector and provides training for highly qualified and internationally certified professionals for the AIFC and the entire financial industry in Kazakhstan.





The "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" television game was created by director Vladimir Voroshilov and editor Natalia Stetsenko in the USSR. The first issue of the programme was aired on September 4, 1975. Sports "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" is a competitive version of the same-name television game.


A distinctive feature is the format of the game – it is a team competition and the teams play against each other. The winning team is determined by the number of correct answers. Astana is already hosting the fourth of seven Championships in Kazakhstan. On 4-5 November, 2017 Astana will host the XV World Championships on "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" with the support of the AIFC, the Mayor of Astana city and under the patronage of the Government of the Kazakhstan. 


AIFC. In December 2015 President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Constitutional law “On the Astana International Financial Centre” (AIFC). The aim of the AIFC is to form a leading international centre of financial services. For the first time in post-Soviet region Common law framework will be introduced in the AIFC. English shall be the official language of the AIFC.

 The objectives of the AIFC are to attract investment into the economy through the establishment of an attractive environment for investment in the financial services, develop local capital markets, ensuring their integration with the international capital markets, and develop markets for insurance and banking services and for Islamic financing in the Republic of Kazakhstan.


AIFC Authority was established on December 28, 2015. The founder and sole shareholder of the AIFC Authority is the National Bank of Kazakhstan, whose shares are transferred under trust management to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The main activities of the AIFC Authority include, but are not limited to, the development of the overall development strategy, promotion of the AIFC in the global markets, attraction of potential participants to the AIFC, recruitment of foreign experts with financial centre experience to the AIFC management.