Russian Chess Championships 2015 Super Finals, Chita 2015The Russian Chess Championships 2015 Super Finals was held in Chita 8th-20th August. Rest day 15th August. Rounds 8:00 am CET, 2:00 am EST, 13:00 Nsk. Last round 6:00 am CET.
Men: 1. Evgeny Tomashevsky - 7.5 out of 11, 2. Sergey Karjakin - 7, 3. Nikita Vitiugov - 6.5, 4-7. Vladislav Artemiev, Dmitry Jakovenko, Denis Khismatullin, Daniil Dubov - 5.5, 8-10. Ivan Bukavshin, Igor Lysyj, Peter Svidler - 5, 11-12. Alexander Motylev, Ildar Khairullin - 4.
Evgeny Tomashevsky is the new Russian Men's Chess Champion.
Russian Chess Championship 2015 Super Final. Rounds 9-11: Games (Men)
In round 11 Lysyj grabbed a pawn and won vs Artemiev.
In round 10 Khismatullin beat Artemiev in the ending. Other games ended in draws.
In round 9 Tomashevsky beat Bukavshin, Karjakin beat Svidler, Artemiev beat Jakovenko, Khismatullin beat Khairullin.
Russian Chess Championship 2015 Super Final. Rounds 5-8: Games (Men)
In round 8 Motylev riskily sacrificed the exchange and lost to Khismatullin.
In round 7 Tomashevsky outplayed Khairullin in the endgame, Karjakin beat Artemiev, Khismatullin lost to Dubov.
In round 6 Svidler grabbed two pawns and beat Lysyj. Dubov had a huge advantage vs Jakovenko, but made errors and lost. Vitiugov outplayed Khismatullin in the endgame.
In round 5 Bukavshin beat Khairullin. Jakovenko-Vitiugov, a draw with 4 pawns vs a rook.
Russian Chess Championship 2015 Super Final. Rounds 1-4: Games (Men)
In round 4 Khismatullin sacrificed the exchange to have a strong attack, checkmated Svidler with a nice queen sacrifice. Khairullin lost to Artemiev.
In round 3 Artemiev sacrificed a knight and beat Motylev, 19...Be7 or 19...Qe7 was better. Tomashevsky took the initiative and won after Lysyj's mistakes.
In round 2 Vitiugov attacked on the kingside and won vs Bukavshin. Motylev bravely sacrificed pieces and lost to Khairullin. Tomashevsky beat Khismatullin.
In round 1 Karjakin beat Khismatullin in the drawish endgame, better was 42...Rb1+, 46...b3 or 52...Rc1. Khairullin could have won vs Dubov with the strong 30.Nxe7!, a draw.
Games RCCM 2015 (66, pgn)
Men: Igor Lysyj, Dmitry Jakovenko, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Peter Svidler, Nikita Vitiugov, Vladislav Artemiev, Ildar Khairullin, Alexander Motylev, Ivan Bukavshin, Daniil Dubov, Denis Khismatullin.
Women: 1. Aleksandra Goryachkina - 8, 2-3. Anastasia Bodnaruk, Alexandra Kosteniuk - 7, 4-5. Ekaterina Kovalevskaya, Valentina Gunina - 6.5, 6. Kateryna Lagno - 6, 7-8. Anastasia Savina, Olga Girya - 5.5, 9. Natalija Pogonina - 4, 10-11. Alina Kashlinskaya, Evgenija Ovod - 3.5, 12. Marina Guseva - 3.
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© 2000-2015 Boris Schipkov