The 60th Championship of Russia (higher league), Krasnojarsk 3rd-14th September
Nikita Vitiugov Nikita Vitiugov from Saint-Petersburg became the winner of The 60th Championship of Russia (higher league) took place in Krasnojarsk 3rd-14th September.
The participants were: Rublevsky Sergei g RUS 2679, Malakhov Vladimir g RUS 2676, Landa Konstantin g RUS 2669, Volkov Sergey g RUS 2659, Zvjaginsev Vadim g RUS 2658, Tomashevsky Evgeny g RUS 2654, Bareev Evgeny g RUS 2653, Timofeev Artyom g RUS 2650, Motylev Alexander g RUS 2648, Smirnov Pavel g RUS 2636, Sakaev Konstantin g RUS 2634, Kobalia Mikhail g RUS 2634, Najer Evgeniy g RUS 2623, Korotylev Alexey g RUS 2616, Riazantsev Alexander g RUS 2615, Nepomniachtchi Ian m RUS 2613, Galkin Alexander g RUS 2608, Dreev Alexey g RUS 2606, Bocharov Dmitry g RUS 2605 etc. 66 chessplayers play Swiss system 11 rounds. Time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves and then 10 minutes till the end of the game with an increment of 30 seconds for each move. The prize fund is 2500000 rubles (about 100000 USD). The participants, who took first 6 places will play in Superfinal of Russia Championship: Vitiugov, Rychagov, Dreev, Amonatov, Tomashevsky, Timofeev.
Final leading standings
1 Vitiugov - 7.0
2 Rychagov - 7.0
3 Dreev - 7.0
4 Amonatov - 7.0
5 Tomashevsky - 7.0
6 Timofeev - 7.0
7 Sakaev - 7.0
8 Zvjaginsev - 7.0
9 Rublevsky - 7.0
10 Tregubov - 7.0
11 Kobalia - 7.0
12-16 Zakhartsov, Bareev, Malakhov, Motylev, Makarov - 6.5
17-26 Korotylev, Popov I., Novikov, Najer, Smirnov, Grachev, Turov, Kokarev, Chuprov, Romanov - 6.0
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