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Botvinnik Memorial 2012 in St. Petersburg

The 2012 edition of the International chess festival M.Botvinnik Memorial will take place August 25 – September 2 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The classical tournament is a stage of the Russian Cup and a week before the start includes more than 40 Grandmasters.
 
Top seeded are GM Areshchenko, GM Inarkiev, GM Tiviakov, GM Zvjaginsev, GM Matlakov, GM Timofeev, GM Khismatullin, GM Khairullin, GM Lysyj, GM Khalifman, GM Hovhanissyan.
 
Download the brochure here (English)
 
Download the brochure here (Russian)
 
The prize fund of the M. Botvinnik Memorial is 700000 rubles from which 100000 are for the winner.
 
The time control of the tournament is 90 minutes for 40 moves, 30 seconds increment per move from move 1. Players who are late for the game for 30 minutes get loss by default. No draw offer can be made before move 41. A total of 9 round Swiss system will be played, valid for FIDE rating and international norms. The venue of the M. Botvinnik Memorial is hotel “Park” (metro station “Krestovsky ostrov”, Severnaya doroga 12, St. Petersburg, Russia).
More entries are accepted this week by email and phone, or from 9:30 till 20:00 on August 24, from 9:30 till 12:45 on August 25 at the playing hall. There will be an additional pairing for the players registered on August 25 from 12:45 till 16:45.

More information:
spbchessfederation@yahoo.com, +7 (921) 441 8 144 – Irina Sudakova

 

Participants

Name Elo Titile Fed b-year ID
1 Areshchenko, Alexander 2691 g UKR 1986 14109530
2 Inarkiev, Ernesto 2683 g RUS 1985 4162722
3 Tiviakov, Sergey 2674 g NED 1973 1008013
4 Zvjaginsev, Vadim 2671 g RUS 1976 4113403
5 Matlakov, Maxim 2663 g RUS 2663 4168003
6 Timofeev, Artyom 2639 g RUS 1985 4140419
7 Khismatullin, Denis 2636 g RUS 1984 4142578
8 Khairullin, Ildar 2633 g RUS 1990 4151348
9 Lysyj, Igor 2624 g RUS 1987 4150120
10 Khalifman, Alexander 2621 g RUS 1966 4100115
11 Hovhanissyan, Robert 2612 g ARM 1991 13302507
12 Demchenko, Anton 2603 m RUS 1987 4160258
13 Andriasian, Zaven 2600 g ARM 1989 13302000
14 Aleksandrov, Aleksej 2597 g BLR 1973 13500139
15 Bocharov, Dmitry 2597 g RUS 1982 4138716
16 Romanov, Evgeny 2595 g RUS 1988 4148843
17 Ponkratov, Pavel 2589 g RUS 1988 4157800
18 Maletin, Pavel 2587 g RUS 1986 4146786
19 Kovalenko, Igor 2586 g UKR 1988 1417908
20 Yemelin, Vasily 2579 g RUS 1976 4113217
21 Grigoryan, Avetik 2579 g ARM 1989 13302191
22 Kovchan, Alexander 2576 g UKR 1983 14103052
23 Epishin, Vladimir 2576 g RUS 1965 4162714
24 Kryakvin, Dmitry 2570 g RUS 1984 4153278
25 Popov, Valerij 2557 g RUS 1974 4119410
26 Yevseev, Denis 2535 g RUS 1973 4126378
43 Dvoirys, Semen I. 2533 g RUS 1958 4100379
27 Pridorozhni, Aleksei 2533 g RUS 1981 4127870
28 Ovetchkin, Roman 2526 g RUS 1973 4119991
29 Yakovich, Yuri 2525 g RUS 1962 4100654
30 Goganov, Aleksey 2525 m RUS 1991 24109959
31 Rogozenco, Dorian 2504 g ROU 1973 1210319
32 Kabanov, Nikolai 2501 g RUS 1980 4127820
33 Cherniaev, Alexander 2486 g RUS 1969 4117301
34 Predke, Alexandr 2483 RUS 1994 24197581
35 Kalegin, Evgenij 2480 m RUS 1954 4103416
36 Bukavshin, Ivan 2476 g RUS 1995 4199758
37 Kharchenko, Boris 2476 m UKR 1991 14113210
38 Chigaev, Maksim 2462 f RUS 1996 4108116
39 Chekhov, Sergei 2444 f RUS 1992 4195839
40 Gordievsky, Dmitry 2437 f RUS 1996 24112798
41 Pakhomov, Egor 2417 m RUS 1993 24129542
42 Arslanov, Shamil 2416 RUS 1992 4192826
43 Iljiushenok, Ilia 2413 RUS 1993 24105074
44 Aitbayev, Aslan 2411 KAZ 1990 13704613
45 Akkozov, Berik 2401 f KAZ 1990 13704214
46 Ulanov, Alexandr 2398 m RUS 1993 24107646
47 Tseitlin, Mark D 2396 g ISR 1943 2800128
48 Rozhko, Dmitry 2388 f RUS 1979 4150430
49 Zavoronkov, Vladimir 2384 m EST 1976 4500342
50 Bogachkov, Igor 2356 f RUS 1969 4131924
51 Krivenko, Sergey 2347 RUS 1991 24124753
52 Pasiev, Rakhim 2325 f RUS 1994 24122475
53 Serrano Salvador, Eduardo 2319 f ESP 1981 2214075
54 Molchanova, Tatjana 2318 wg RUS 1980 4132203
55 Duzhakov, Ilya 2313 f RUS 1991 4192516
56 Palachev, Petr 2290 RUS 1994 24129003
57 Lamorelle, Julien 2290 FRA 1981 616010
58 Martynov, Pavel 2289 RUS 1995 4122186
59 Chetverik, Maxim 2272 RUS 1963 4106784
60 Toivonen, Alexander V. 2250 f RUS 1977 4107918
61 Vunder, Andrey 2248 RUS 1963 4128338
62 Papadakis, Michalis 2235 GRE 1984 4207386
63 Kharmunova, Nadezhda 2219 wm RUS 1989 4195876
64 Bezgodova, Maria 2206 wm RUS 1993 24111260
65 Khalukov, Yuri 2199 f RUS 1983 24112992
66 Suslova, Alena 2196 wf RUS 1993 24111643
67 Balaian, Alina 2179 wm RUS 1992 24115347
68 Kiselev, Pavel 2179 RUS 1987 4191102
69 Pischikov, Vadim 2158 RUS 1994 4100280
70 Ustinov, Alexey 2155 RUS 1992 24126209
71 Kukhmazov, Arsen 2154 RUS 1997 24108260
72 Pogosian, Vladimir 2150 ARM 1963 13301586
73 Eryshkanova, Anastasiya 2142 wf RUS 1994 24119059
74 Schroer, Marcel 2140 NED 1965 1012908
75 Andronov, Mikhail G. 2139 RUS 1974 24132551
76 Pen, Pyotr 2138 RUS 24129950
77 Kuzmin, Egor 2134 RUS 1998 2410137
78 Larin, Maxim 2131 RUS 1995 4159268
79 Shulakova, Svetlana 2123 wf RUS 1977 4142691
80 Tkachev, Ivan 2117 RUS 1997 4186885
81 Yakupova, Aisyla 2116 RUS 1990 4197569
82 Emdin, Mark 2109 RUS 1998 4100050
83 Duong, Thanh Binh 2107 VIE 1975 12404543
84 Rupel, David G. 2100 USA 1949 2012570
85 Bogachkova, Alena 2086 RUS 1997 24166251
86 Zyzlova, Sofia 2080 RUS 1994 24150797
87 Svidinsky, Dmitry 2064 RUS 1988 24120251
88 Nikomanis, Andreas 2049 GRE 1983 4213831
89 Safronov, Kirill 2034 RUS 1994 24141976
90 Klukin, Kirill 2025 RUS 2000 24199273
91 Nassajtorshizi, Amirmorteza 2020 IRI 1988 12511242
92 Bykova, Anastasia 2013 RUS 1997 4164970
93 Kopasov, Evgeny 2007 RUS 1951 4181239
94 Sazonova, Anastasia 2002 RUS 1996 24131008
95 Van Den Ouden, Lendert 2000 NED 1978 1030892
96 Dushin, Nikolay 1998 RUS 1945 4114612
97 Tselkovskiy, Kirill 1991 RUS 1996 24161268
98 Saydaliev, Saidakbar 1906 UZB 2001 14203693
99 Klimentiev, Sergey 1896 RUS 1969 24155896
100 Timirev, Sergey 1848 RUS 1953 24181676
101 Radkov, Bazhen D. 1805 RUS 1999 24170593
102 Ladzin, Ivan 1791 RUS 1997 24192899
103 Molchanov, Alexander 1783 RUS 1999 24177687
104 Lyazhkov, Sergey 1769 RUS 1997 34132624
105 Tarakanova, Valeria 1767 RUS 1997 24179205
106 Lysukha, Nikita 1759 RUS 1998 24177610
107 Sorokina, Svetlana 1713 RUS 1997 24166006
108 Filin, Evgeny 1702 RUS 1972 24184764
109 Veelenturf, Wim 1690 NED 1950 1023578
110 Muller, Marcin 1581 POL 1970 1170570
111 Oxener, Aldo 1513 NED 1959 1021125
112 Van Rossum, Pia NED 1958 1026771
113 Lyan, Viktor RUS 20.02.1958
114 Peretiagin, Dmitry RUS 12.12.1983

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