How powerful were the wars in the Golden Horde?
The commanders carefully selected soldiers for their units in the army of the Golden Horde. Batu Khan highly appreciated his soldiers, who demonstrated courage, daring, bravery, endurance and physical strength. The presence of these qualities allowed warriors, even from a low class, to significantly increase their status. The soldiers selecting system in the Golden Horde was multi-stage. Men demonstrated their skills in competitions that Batu Khan organized quite often.