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Chernyshov wins Moscow Open 2010

2/8/2010 – This event took place from Jan. 30 to Feb. 7, just before the 9th Aeroflot Open (Feb. 8–19) – which meant that many strong players were in the Russian capital to participate in both tournaments. Four players shared first in the Moscow Open, with 7.0/9 points. The winner was Konstantin Chernyshov on tie-break, with the decisive factor being that he had the most wins. Illustrated report.
 

The Moscow Open took place from January 30th to February 7th 2010, just before the 9th Aeroflot Open (February 8–19), which meant that many strong players had travelled to the Russian capital to participate in both tournaments. The Moscow tournament was won by four players who shared 7.0/9 points. First prize went to Konstantin Chernyshov on tie-break, with the decisive factor being that he had the most wins.


In the final round Chernyshov Konstantin won first by playing a 40-move draw against...


...GM Le Quang Liem of Vietnam, who finished third on tiebreak

Top final standings

Rnk SN Ti. Name Rtg FED wins Pts BH. WWe  Ra  Rp
1
46
GM Chernyshov Konstantin 2556 RUS
6
7
46½
1.90
2506
2726
2
17
GM Bareev Evgeny 2643 RUS
5
7
52
1.70
2573
2793
3
16
GM Le Quang Liem 2647 VIE
5
7
50½
1.62
2572
2792
4
15
GM Inarkiev Ernesto 2649 RUS
5
7
49½
1.75
2583
2803
5
13
GM Sasikiran Krishnan 2653 IND
5
50½
0.87
2557
2723
6
3
GM Bologan Viktor 2692 MDA
5
50½
0.64
2578
2744
7
20
GM Andreikin Dmitry 2635 RUS
5
48
1.02
2551
2717
8
6
GM Kurnosov Igor 2668 RUS
5
47½
0.63
2550
2716
9
24
GM Azarov Sergei 2622 BLR
5
47
0.58
2503
2669
10
2
GM Rublevsky Sergei 2697 RUS
4
51½
0.01
2556
2697
11
4
GM Bu Xiangzhi 2673 CHN
4
50½
0.61
2557
2723
12
32
GM Belov Vladimir 2595 RUS
4
49½
1.43
2546
2712
13
25
GM Vorobiov Evgeny E 2621 RUS
4
45
0.18
2468
2634
14
19
GM Savchenko Boris 2638 RUS
4
44½
0.26
2493
2659
15
33
GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2591 RUS
6
6
38½
-0.58
2409
2534
16
1
GM Motylev Alexander 2697 RUS
5
6
52
0.10
2579
2704
17
14
GM Khismatullin Denis 2651 RUS
5
6
50½
0.42
2561
2686
18
7
GM Zhigalko Sergei 2668 BLR
5
6
47½
0.07
2549
2674
19
23
GM Volkov Sergey 2623 RUS
5
6
46½
-0.11
2485
2610
20
93
IM Pugachov Alexey 2445 RUS
5
6
42
1.66
2456
2581
21
18
GM Kazhgaleyev Murtas 2643 KAZ
5
6
41
-0.79
2443
2568
22
35
IM Matlakov Maxim 2587 RUS
4
6
51½
1.30
2568
2693
23
8
GM Najer Evgeniy 2665 RUS
4
6
48
-0.44
2500
2625
24
21
GM Amonatov Farrukh 2634 TJK
4
6
47
0.34
2534
2659
25
11
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2658 RUS
4
6
43
-0.66
2465
2588
26
9
GM Vescovi Giovanni 2660 BRA
4
6
41
-0.70
2471
2596
27
67
IM Shinkevich Vitaly 2501 RUS
4
6
39
0.71
2433
2558
28
12
GM Grachev Boris 2653 RUS
3
6
51½
0.17
2542
2667

Picture gallery from Moscow

By WGM Yana Melnikova


Winter in Moscow, with ducks on the stream


A scene from the musical presentation at the opening ceremony


4th: GM Ernesto Inarkiev, 2649, RUS, 7.0/9, 2803 performance


5th: GM Krishnan Sasikiran, 2653, IND, 6.5/9, 2723 performance


7th: GM Dmitry Andreikin, 2635, RUS, 2717 performance


11th: GM Bu Xiangzhi, 2673, CHN, 6.5/9, 2723 performance


12th: GM Vladimir Belov, 2595, RUS, 2712 performance


14th: GM Boris Savchenko Boris, 2638, RUS 6.5/9, 2659 performance


16th: GM Alexander Motylev, 2697, RUS, 6.0/9, 2704 performance


124th: IM Evgenija Ovod, 2415, RUS 4.0/9, 2351 performance


133rd: GM Evgeny Sveshnikov, 2536, LAT, 4.0/9, 2348 performance

Open C


2nd in Open C: IM Salome Melia, 2431, GEO, 7.5/9


3rd: WGM Baira Kovanova, 2384, RUS, 7.0/9


5th in Open C: IM Marina Romanko, 2433, RUS, 7.0/9


7th in Open C: WFM Valentina Gunina, 2448, RUS 6.5/9


10th in Open C: IM Elisabeth Paehtz, 2484, GER, 6.5/9


13th: WGM Alina Kashlinskaya, 2315, RUS, 6.5/9


26th: WGM Ju Wenjun, 2512, CHN, 6.0/9


37th: WIM Shayesteh Ghader Pour, 2187, IRI, 5.5/9

About the photographer

WGM Yana Melnikova, Russia, is:

  • a graduate of the N. Bauman Moscow State Technical University, management faculty;
  • an organizers of chess events for the Moscow Chess Federation;
  • a member of German chess club Bad Konigshofen;
  • a Woman Grandmaster since 2005.
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