Moscow: Svidler loses, Alekseev, Timofeev lead

10/14/2008 – After leading the event alone for eight rounds Peter Svidler lost his ninth-round game against Artyom Timofeev, who took over the lead together with Evgeny Alekseev, who beat Konstantin Maslak in the same round. Top seed Alexander Morozevich lost in round eight to Evgeny Tomashevsky but beat Alexander Riazantse in the next round to take sixth place. Games and results.

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Russian Championship Super Final

The Russian Championship Super Final is taking place from October 3rd to 15th in the Moscow Central Chess Club. Participants are the top players by rating and qualifiers from the higher league competitions. The rate of play is 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves, and then 15 minutes and a 30 second increment per move to end the game. Players cannot offer draws directly to their opponents but have to do so through an arbiter. Play starts at 15:00h local Moscow time (13:00 CEST, 07:00 New York). The prize fund is five million roubles, which translates to 139,000 Euros or US $193,000.

Round eight

Round 8: Saturday, 11th October 2008
Peter Svidler 
½-½
 Nikita Vitiugov
Evgeny Tomashevsky 
1-0
 Alexander Morozevich
Alexander Lastin 
½-½
 Evgeny Alekseev
Konstantin Sakaev 
½-½
 Artyom Timofeev
Konstantin Maslak 
½-½
 Dmitry Jakovenko
Alexander Riazantse 
½-½
 Ernesto Inarkiev

Round nine

Round 9: Monday, 13th October 2008
Artyom Timofeev 
1-0
 Peter Svidler
Alexander Morozevich 
1-0
 Alexander Riazantse
Dmitry Jakovenko 
1-0
 Konstantin Sakaev
Evgeny Alekseev 
1-0
 Konstantin Maslak
Nikita Vitiugov 
½-½
 Evgeny Tomashevsky
Ernesto Inarkiev 
1-0
 Alexander Lastin

Standings after nine rounds


Links

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