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Friday, April 25, 2014

Ivan Bukavshin and Daria Pustovoitova are Russian U20 chess champions


The Russian chess championships for juniors and girls under 20 were held in Loo from 16th to 24th April, 2014.

The format of the events was 10-player round robin with the time control 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 sec per move from move 1.

GM Ivan Bukavshin and GM Grigoriy Oparin share first place with 6.5/9 points, followed by Aleksandr Predke and FM Alexey Mokshanov on 5,5 each.

In the girls section FM Daria Pustovoitova and WFM Tatiana Khlichkova share first place with 7/9, leaving the nearest contenders 1,5 points behind.

Bukavshin and Pustovoitova are champions, due to superior tie-break, and achieve the rights to represent Russia at the World chess championship for Juniors and Girls under 20. For more information, visit the official website.

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Final standings for Juniors under 20:


1-2 GM Ivan Bukavshin (2608) 6.5
1-2 GM Grigoriy Oparin (2542) 6.5
3-4 Aleksandr Predke (2491) 5.5
3-4 FM Alexey Mokshanov (2428) 5.5
5-6 IM David Paravyan (2421) 4.5
5-6 FM Dmitry Gordievsky (2435) 4.5
7-8 IM Maxim Chigaev (2520) 4
7-8 FM Kirill Alekseenko (2462) 4
9 GM Andrey Stukopin (2553) 3.5
10 GM Mikhail Antipov (2514) 0.5

Final standings for Girls under 20:

1-2 FM Daria Pustovoitova (2295) 7
1-2 WFM Tatiana Khlichkova (2215) 7
3-4 WIM Anna Styazhkina (2232) 5.5
3-4 WIM Irina Baraeva (2135) 5.5
5 WFM Irina Petrukhina (2145) 4.5
6-7 WIM Alina Bivol (2245) 4
6-7 WIM Maria Severina (2212) 4
8 WIM Lidia Tomnikova (2184) 3.5
9 WFM Anastasiya Eryshkanova (2140) 2.5
10 WFM Olga Grigoryeva (2187) 1.5

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nakamura is the best player in the world. Got that. So kids, just play like Nakamura and you will be champion too.