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IMs Shkuran and Golubka lead Yury Privalov Memorial 2014

Yuriy Privalov

Yury Privalov

The 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial 2014 is running from 28th October to 2nd November 2014 in Lviv, a city in western Ukraine.

The event is organized in honor of the Ukrainian trainer Yury Privalov in a 10-player IM round-robin format with a time control 90′ + 30″.

The highest rated players IM Daniil Shkuran (2377) and IM Petr Golubka (2389) are in the lead with 100% 2/2 score, followed by Piotr Sabuk (1.5/2 points), WFM Iulija Osmak (1/2) and FM Oleg Terletsky (1/2). You can see the full standings on the bottom of the page.

Yury Privalov (1958-2007) became a National Master at the age of 28. Later he was a chess trainer in the Lviv Chess School “Дебют” (“Opening”) where many of today’s Ukrainian Grandmasters have been raised. Among Privalov’s students were top players GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko (2710), GM Anna Muzychuk (2548), GM Kateryna Lagno (2530), GM Nazar Firman (2459), IM Mariya Muzychuk (2526), WGM Liza Soloviova (2301).

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Standings after 2 rounds:

1 IM Shkuran Daniil UKR 2377 2
2 IM Golubka Petr UKR 2389 2
3 Sabuk Piotr POL 2303 1,5
4 WFM Osmak Iulija UKR 2246 1
5 FM Terletsky Oleg UKR 2313 1
6 Smolkov Igor UKR 2354 0,5
7 FM Leshchyshak Igor BLR 2098 0,5
8 IM Buturin Vladimir UKR 2177 0,5
9 WFM Warakomska Anna POL 2223 0
10 Shaydurov Oleg RUS 1987 0

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