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In “Artek” began the tournament on fidgital-sports – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: July 18, 2024 Time: 14:51:30

The new sport, which was registered in Russia on January 31, 2023, is a functional digital biathlon. Sport in the “phygital” format has already managed to capture the attention of many Russians, including residents of Artek. Fidget Football is a new format of a sports game loved by millions that combines interactive soccer and futsal. First, the players fight on a virtual “FIFA”, and then on a real site. The objectives are summarized.

The soccer tournament launched a series of competitions that will take place in figital format as part of Sports Week, RG was told at the Artek press center. Artek players are also ahead of the innovative double event of streetball and laser tag.

– The 9th shift is full of various sports. Physical sport is a new direction in Russia. Guys, you have a strong motivation to become winners, to win the main prize, to see how professional athletes fight for the cup. I wish you to get maximum pleasure from the game, – Vladislav Poznyakov, Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of Artek ICC, greeted the participants.

Competitions on “Artek” are held with the support of the Russian Computer Sports Academy. And the winners of each discipline as VIP guests will be invited to Kazan for the Games of the Future, which will take place in 2024.

– We are organizing such a tournament for the first time, and you will go down in the history of Artek as its first participants. In fact, this is the game of the future, and you need to continue it, – Yuri Kravchenko, head of the 9th turn program “Upward Movement”, addressed the participants of the competition.

Photo: ICC “Artek” Press Center

And although the phygital sports discipline is completely new, among the competition participants there are those who are already familiar with the innovative sport, and those for whom it is new. But they are all united by their love for football in any of its formats.

– I decided to participate in competitions because I love football, like everyone else, my city has its own team. This game gives incredible emotions, incomparable with anything else. I like football. And the digital format is interesting because not all soccer fans know how to play on a real field. Here is an opportunity for all players to prove themselves,-Misha Buchman from Novosibirsk shared his impressions of the competition.

It is interesting that Mikhail will have to meet professional players of his age category on the field. But experience and talent in the field of phygital sports do not guarantee victory in the general classification. Everything will be decided by the sum of points in a real game and with a playstation joystick in hand.

Photo: ICC “Artek” Press Center

– I decided to participate in soccer competitions because I have been in this sport for seven years and I have been participating as a professional soccer player for two years. I have a contract with the club “Atletico” from the city of Artem, Primorsky Krai. I don’t particularly play futsal, but a seven-on-seven game is also good. In the combo format, I like the speeds. I think this kind of sport has a future, Gleb Gorbunov from Vladivostok is sure.

And for Crimean Daniil Oreshkin from Simferopol, the team spirit became decisive in this fight. He is not a beginner in soccer, but he has never connected the ball game with a computer before.

– I have been playing football for a long time, I decided to participate in competitions to help my team win the cup. In this format, I try my hand for the first time, but I’m interested, even bewitching, I would say,-Daniil shared his emotions.

The results of the competition will be summarized on August 20, on the last day of the Sports Week.

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