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Evgeny Sveshnikov and Natalia Ruchieva won the Russian Seniors

The 2015 Russian Seniors Championships were held from 6-15th April in Lesnoy Gorodok, Moscow Region.

Grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov won the men’s event with 7,0/9 points. IM Vladimir Zhelnin took the silver, outscoring GM Yury Balashov and IM Evgeny Kalegin on tie-break.

30 players competed in the event, including 7 Grandmasters.

WGM Natalia Ruchieva won the women’s event with 7,0 points. WIM Elena Sazonova also collected 7,0 points, but her tie-break was inferior. WGM Valentina Kozlovskaya took the bronze with 6,5 points. Five Grandmasters competed in this section.

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Evgeny Sveshnikov

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