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The Ugra Chess Academy was built by OJSC Gazprom neft through the program 'Gazprom for children'. Modern technologies and engineering solutions were used in the process of the construction of the building, they provided the complex with the multi-functional usage, and they allow to reduce the expenses for power consumption and conditioning of the building. The unique three-level building without sharp corners styled as a chess piece was built in the capital of Ugra during two years upon the project of the famous Dutch architect Erick Van Egeraat.
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