Rapid tournament Spassky's Cup - 2007, 14th January, Saint-Petersburg
A rapid tournament Spassky's Cup - 2007 for juniors born 1990 and younger devoted to 70th anniversary of World Champion Boris Spassky took place 14th January in Saint-Petersburg in a club named in his honour. Among the participants there were World and European Chanpions and prize-winners, the winners of World children's chess Olympiad, many times Champions of their countries: Vladimir Onischuk m UKR 2469 (born 1991), Maxim Matlakov 2452 RUS (1991), Daniil Lintchevski m 1449 RUS (1990), Alexander Shimanov f 2419 RUS (1992), Eduard Gorovykh f 2381 RUS (1990), Alexander Volodin f 2354 EST (1990), Rafael Barhudarian f 2306 RUS (1991), Valentina Golubenko wm 2261 EST (1990). The time control was 12 min. + 3 sec.
The Shahcom Company provided live coverage of games utilizing electronic board "Shahcom" . The event started 14 January at 12-00 (+3 GMT)
Final standings
1 Shimanov - 5.0
2 Matlakov - 4.5
3 Lintchevsky - 4.0
4 Onischuk - 3.5
4 5-6 Volodin, Barkhurdarian - 3.0
7-8 Golubenko, Gorovykh - 2.5
Official site: chesscenter.narod.ru/cup07/part.htm