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GM Andrei Volokitin is the 2015 Ukraine Chess Champion

Ukraine flagGM Andrei Volokitin is the 2015 Chess Champion of Ukraine.

The tournament was held in Lviv from the 3rd of December to the 14th of December 2015. Volokitin won over GM Martyn Kravtsiv (2nd place) and GM Zahar Efimenko (3rd place) on tiebreakers, after all three player had accumulated 7 out of 11 points.

The Ukraine Chess Championship featured 12 Ukrainian GMs that competed for the title; winner Andrei Volotkin was seeded only 7th, but managed to secure a victory in the 11-games Round Robin tournament.

 

Final Standings

 

Rk. Name Rtg Pts.
1 GM Volokitin Andrei 2628 7.0
2 GM Kravtsiv Martyn 2623 7.0
3 GM Efimenko Zahar 2647 7.0
4 GM Sivuk Vitaly 2552 6.0
5 GM Areshchenko Alexander 2677 6.0
6 GM Kovchan Alexander 2583 6.0
7 GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2640 6.0
8 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy 2711 5.5
9 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A. 2641 4.5
10 GM Muzychuk Mariya 2561 4.0
11 GM Zubarev Alexander 2548 4.0
12 GM Neverov Valeriy 2516 3.0




Ukranian Chess Champions 1924 – 2015

Year Winner
2015 Andriy Volokitin
2014 Yuriy Kuzubov
2013 Yuriy Kryvoruchko
2012 Anton Korobov
2011 Ruslan Ponomariov
2010 Sergey Pavlov
2009 Volodymyr Jakymov
2008 Yevhen Miroshnychenko
2007 Valeriy Aveskulov
2006 Zakhar Yefymenko
2005 Oleksandr Areschenko
2004 Andriy Volokitin
2003 Yevhen Miroshnychenko
2002 Anton Korobov
2001 Oleksandr Berelovych
2000 Volodymyr Rohovski
1999 Hennady Kuzmin , Alexei Bezgodov , Stanislav Savchenko , Oleksandr Moiseyenko, Andriy Rakhmangulov
1998 Lubomyr Mykhailets , Volodymyr Baklan , Oleh Berezin
1997 Volodymyr Baklan
1996 Mykhailo Holubiev  & Valery Neverov
1995 Serhiy Kryvosheya
1994 Yuri Kruppa
1993 Orest Grytsak
1992 Vladyslav Borovikov
1991 Vitali Golod
1990 Mykhailo Brodsky
1989 Ihor Novikov, Hennady Kuzmin
1988 Valery Neverov
1987 Viktor Moskalenko
1986 Volodymyr Malaniuk
1985 Valery Neverov
1984 Mykhailo Hurevych
1983 Dmytro Komarov, Valery Neverov
1982 Kostiantyn Lerner
1981 Volodymyr Malaniuk
1980 Volodymyr Malaniuk
1979 Volodymyr Okhotnyk
1978 Kostiantyn Lerner
1977 Yuri Nikolayevsky
1976 Mykhailo Pidhayets
1975 Oleksandr Vaisman
1974 Lev Alburt
1973 Lev Alburt
1972 Lev Alburt
1971 Yuri Kots
1970 Volodymyr Tukmakov
1969 Hennady Kuzmin, Volodymyr Savon
1968 Yuri Sakharov
1967 Valery Zhydkov, Yuri Nikolayevsky
1966 Yuri Sakharov
1965 R. Goldstein
1964 Anatoly Bannik
1963 Yuri Nikolayevsky
1962 Leonid Stein
1961 Yuri Kots
1960 Leonid Stein
1959 Yukhym Heller
1958 Yukhym Heller
1957 (Salo Flohr) , Yukhym Heller
1956 Isaac Lipnitsky
1955 Anatoly Bannik
1954 Abram Khavin
1953 Yakiv Yukhtman
1952 Vladlen Zurakhov
1951 Anatoly Bannik
1950 Yukhym Heller
1949 Isaac Lipnitsky
1948 Alexey Sokolsky
1947 Olexiy Sokolsky
1946 Anatoly Bannik
1945 Anatoly Bannik
1944 Borys Goldenov
1940 Isaac Boleslavsky
1939 Isaac Boleslavsky
1938 Isaac Boleslavsky
1937 Fedir Bohatyrchuk
1936 Yosyp Pohrebyssky, Petro Shumilin
1933 Vsevolod Rauzer, Volodymyr Kirillov
1931 Abram Zamikhovsky
1928 Yakiv Vilner, Volodymyr Kirillov
1927 (Olexiy Selezniov), Vsevolod Rauzer
1926 Borys Verlinsky, Mykhailo Marski
1925 Yakiv Vilner
1924 Yakiv Vilner

 

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