Evgeny Tomashevsky and Olga Girya Are New Russian Champions

Evgeny Tomashevsky and Olga Girya Are New Russian Champions

Photo: Eteri Kublashvili

Евгений Томашевский и Ольга Гиря – новые чемпионы России

Russian Championship Superfinal 2019-August 9-23

Evgeny Tomashevsky

Having defeated Kirill Alekseenko in a long struggle, Evgeny Tomashevsky became the two-time Russian champion. The winner scored 7 points out of 11.

Maxim Matlakov beat Alexandr Predke, Ernesto Inarkiev outplayed Alexey Dreev, Dmitry Jakovenko lost to Vladimir Fedoseev, while the games Vitiugov – Sarana and Artemiev – Motylev were drawn.

Nikita Vitiugov (2nd place), Maxim Matlakov (3rd place), and Ernesto Inarkiev (4th place) have got 6.5 points each.

Final standings:

1. Evgeny Tomashevsky – 7
2-4. Nikita Vitiugov, Maxim Matlakov, Ernesto Inarkiev – 6.5
5-8. Vladislav Artemiev, Alexander Motylev, Alexandr Predke, Kirill Alekseenko – 5.5
9. Alexey Dreev – 5
10-11. Vladimir Fedoseev, Alexey Sarana – 4.5
12. Dmitry Jakovenko – 3.5.

 

 

 Olga Girya 

In the women’s event, Olga Girya made a draw with Margarita Potapova. Natalija Pogonina grabbed the victory from Zarina Shafigullina to catch up with Girya with 8 points scored.

Aleksandra Goryachkina outplayed Polina Shuvalova to take the third place. Valentina Gunina defeated Alina Kashlinskaya. Aleksandra Kosteniuk bested Elena Tomilova. The game Bodnaruk – Charochkina ended in a draw.

Olga Girya and Natalija Pogonina determined the champion on tie-break. Olga Girya won the first rapid game, but Natalija Pogonina managed to win the second. The rivals had to play a sudden death game, which was won by Olga Girya, who had the white pieces. The grandmaster from Ugra became the Russian women’s champion for the first time in her career.

Final standings:

1. Olga Girya – 8
2. Natalija Pogonina – 8
3. Aleksandra Goryachkina – 7.5
4. Valentina Gunina – 7
5-6. Margarita Potapova, Alina Kashlinskaya – 6
7. Alexandra Kosteniuk – 5.5
8. Daria Charochkina – 5
9-10. Anastasia Bodnaruk, Polina Shuvalova – 4
11. Elena Tomilova – 3
12. Zarina Shafigullina – 2.

Russian Championship Superfinals 2019. Round 11.

72nd ch-RUS 2019 (Izhevsk RUS)
Sat 10th Aug 2019 – Thu 22nd Aug 2019 – Official SiteResults

72nd ch-RUS 2019 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) – Games in PGN: Games Men |

72nd ch-RUS 2019 (Izhevsk RUS)
Sat 10th Aug 2019 – Thu 22nd Aug 2019 – Official SiteResults

69th ch-RUS w 2019 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) – Games in PGN: Games Women |

 

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