MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the tournament among fans, another representative of the capital, Grigory Ayvazyan, won the silver medal.
Boris Savchenko, an athlete from Moscow, became the victor of the Russian Cup at the International Chess RGSU Moscow Open 2019 Cup. After defeating in the first round, the Moscow Grandmaster won seven games in a row, half a point ahead of the main competitors.
The silver medal went to Pavel Ponkratov (Chelyabinsk region), and the bronze medal went to Sanan Syugirov (Samara region). They scored seven points.
Another representative of Moscow – Grigory Ayvazyan – took second place in the tournament among amateurs. He received eight points out of nine possible, but lost on additional indicators to the RSSU student from Nepal, Bibek Ting. Vitaly Rodchenkov from the Republic of Tatarstan closed the top three, scoring 7.5 points.
At the stage of the Russian Cup in chess among women, the first place was taken by the athlete from St. Petersburg Anastasia Bodnaruk. This is her third victory at the Moscow Open 2019. Having earned 7.5 points out of nine possible, Bodnaruk surpassed the 16-year-old Ekaterina Goltseva from Nizhny Novgorod, who became the silver medalist. Another young chess player Bibisara Assaubayeva (Moscow Region) received a bronze medal.
A total of 304 chess players from 19 countries, including grandmasters: 25 men and seven women, performed at the Russian Cup stages. In the amateur tournament participated 342 chess players.
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