In St. Petersburg, pupils of military schools competed in the tournament on the computer game World of Warships. The competition took place between the cadets of the Saint-Petersburg military cadet corps, the St. Petersburg Suvorov military school, Nakhimov naval school and the Kronstadt naval cadet corps military corps, reported on the website of the Ministry of defense.
Each team consisted of seven people.
Winners of virtual combat have become students of the St. Petersburg cadet corps. Second place at the Nakhimov, the third the cadets of the Kronstadt sea cadet of the military corps.
Previously, scientists have denied the popular belief that violent computer games teach children aggression and propensity for violence. During the month the researchers watched which games are played more than 1,000 British teenagers aged 14-15 years, were interviewed their parents and guardians. The result was found a direct relationship between the time given for “shooters”, and those or other actions. However, scientists acknowledge that the issue requires more study.