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Igor Kovalenko leads the Latvian Championship after seven rounds

The 2013 edition of the Latvian Championships for men and women is taking place on 13th-20th April at the Mikhail Tal Chess Club in Riga.

The open event has a clear leader. GM Igor Kovalenko has a 6.5/7 score and only drew one game against second placed GM Arturs Neiksans. Living legend GM Evgeny Sveshnikov is in third place with 5/7 and a better tiebreak score than Kristaps Kretainis.

WIM Katrina Skinke is the sole leader in the women’s event with 5.5/7 points.

The prize fund in the main event amounts to 2.800 Latvian Lats (approx. 5.200 US dollars), with 700 LVL reserved for the winner.

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Igor Kovalenko

Katrina Skinke

Standings after 7 rounds – Open Tournament:

1 GM Kovalenko Igor 2596 Riga 6.5
2 GM Neiksans Arturs 2539 Riga 5.5
3 GM Sveshnikov Evgeny 2534 Riga 5.0
4 NM Kretainis Kristaps 2228 Riga 5.0
5 IM Sveshnikov Vladimir 2434 Riga 4.5
6 MK Bernotas Arturs 2268 Riga 4.5
7 FM Meskovs Nikita 2328 Riga 4.0
8 NM Klimakovs Sergejs 2248 Riga 4.0
9 MK Tokranovs Dmitrijs 2110 Riga 4.0
10 FM Lavendelis Egons 2337 Riga 4.0
11 IM Antoms Guntars 2376 Riga 4.0
12 NM Putka Verners 2321 Ogre 4.0
13 MK Dunaveckis Deniss 2043 Daugavpils 4.0
14 MK Starcevs Dmitrijs 2123 Riga 4.0
15 FM Kantans Toms 2356 Garkalne 3.5
16 MK Stepins Edgars 2102 Jelgava 3.5
17 IM Berzinsh Roland 2411 Riga 3.0
18 MK Osis Renars 2143 Riga 3.0
19 FM Krustkalns Kristaps 2244 Carnikava 3.0
20 MK Rasa Gints 2085 Ogre 3.0
21 MK Vins Aleksis 1915 Riga 3.0
22 MK Visockis Janis 2144 Riga 3.0
23 MK Kalnins Kristaps 2280 Riga 2.5
24 MK Krilovs Nikolaijs 2013 Jekabpils 2.0
25 NM Daudzvardis Janis 2185 Eglaine 2.0
26 MK Mierins Eriks 2105 Baldone 2.0
27 MK Shumskis Aleksandrs 1853 Riga 1.5
28 GM Miezis Normunds 2556 Olaine 1.0
29 MK Indricans Olgerts 2120 Rezekne 1.0

Standings after 7 rounds – Women’s Tournament:

1 WIM Skinke Katrina 2207 Riga 5.5
2 WGM Rogule Laura 2306 Riga 5.0
3 WGM Berzina Ilze 2292 Riga 5.0
4 I Parhomenko Margarita 1641 Riga 5.0
5 I Golubeva Marija 1787 Riga 4.5
6 I Dombrovska Stefanija 1543 Daugavpils 4.0
7 WFM Ungure Liga 2043 Riga 4.0
8 MK Otikova Elina 1926 Riga 4.0
9 MK Matisone Dana 1719 Riga 3.5
10 MK Rogule Agnija 2099 Riga 3.5
11 I Djogteva Jekaterina 1789 Riga 3.5
12 I Ziljaeva Veronika 1633 Riga 3.0
13 I Kane Marta 1839 Kuldiga 2.5
14 I Migunova Aleksandra 1601 Jurmala 2.5
15 I Jablonskaja Anastasija 1261 Riga 2.5
16 I Dernova Arina 1810 Riga 2.0
17 I Kannina Krista 1833 Riga 1.5
18 I Cernavska Olga 1806 Riga 1.5

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