The Belarusian President"s team has claimed a 9-7 victory in a difficult home match against Switzerland at start of the XII Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of Belarus" President. Prior to the match, Chizhovka Arena hosted a spectacular opening ceremony featuring young hockey players in jerseys depicting the flags of the eight participating countries.<br>The Christmas Tournament will continue today with four matches. The Belarusians will face the Slovak team at 19:00.