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From January 2 to January 5, 2018, the European University Hockey Association (EUHA) hosted the World Cup of College Hockey 2018. This was the first time in history that three different collegiate hockey associations: The Student Hockey League (SHL) from Russia; the EUHA from Europe; and the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) from the United States competed in an organized international collegiate ice hockey World Championship. This special event was held in Banska Bystrica and Brezno in Slovakia, and in Krynica, Poland. In the final match, students from Russia outplayed their peers from North America with a score of 6 : 1. The best forward of the tournament was Vyacheslav Plotichkin from Lobachevsky University (3 goals, 2 assists). Lobachevsky University was represented at the tournament by the coach of the team D.N. Kulyabov (Faculty of Physical Education and Sports), and the forwards A.Tarasov (Faculty of Physical Education and Sports), A. Evchuk (Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship) and V. Plotichkin (Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship).