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The Moscow Rapid Chess Championship 2013 has started

The Moscow Rapid Chess Championship 2013 is taking place on 1st-2nd May at the Tigran Petrosian Chess Club in the Russian capital.

It is a 9 rounds Swiss open with a time control of 15 minutes + 10 seconds increments during the whole game.

This event is open only to residents of Moscow that represent Russia in the FIDE rating list. Besides these players, the organization will invite three strong players to increase the level of competition.

First to fourth placed players will get the right to represent Moscow at the Russian Rapid Chess Championship to be held on 20th-23rd May in St. Petersburg. The same rules will be applied to the Women’s section.

A prize fund of 50,000 rubles will be provided in the open event.

Three players are sharing first place after 5 rounds: Boris Grachev, Evgeny Vorobiov and Pavel Potapov.

Evgeny Vorobiov

Evgeny Vorobiov

Standings after 5 rounds:

1 GM Grachev Boris RUS 2689 4.0
2 GM Vorobiov Evgeny E. RUS 2603 4.0
3 IM Potapov Pavel RUS 2498 4.0
4 IM Moskalenko Alexander RUS 2425 4.0
5 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2644 3.5
6 IM Antipov Mikhail Al. RUS 2563 3.5
7 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2537 3.5
8 IM Oparin Grigoriy RUS 2493 3.5
9 IM Dvalishvili Pavel S. RUS 2404 3.5
10 IM Ivanov Victor L RUS 2488 3.5
11 GM Nikolenko Oleg RUS 2512 3.5
12 IM Stukopin Andrey RUS 2538 3.5
13 IM Dragomarezkij Evgeni RUS 2434 3.5
14 FM Gordievsky Dmitry RUS 2507 3.0
15 IM Demidov Mikhail RUS 2501 3.0
16 IM Karpov Vadim RUS 2386 3.0
17 FM Tilicheev Viacheslav RUS 2468 3.0
18 IM Borisenko Andrei RUS 2401 3.0
19 GM Gavrilov Alexei RUS 2412 3.0
20 FM Seliverstov Vladimir RUS 2476 3.0
21 Paravyan David RUS 2263 2.5
22 GM Krapivin Alexander RUS 2441 2.5
23 IM Ulko Jaroslav RUS 2489 2.5
24 IM Mozharov Mikhail RUS 2499 2.5
25 GM Rychagov Andrey RUS 2490 2.5
26 Chizhikov Vladislav RUS 2243 2.5
27 IM Mesropov Konstantin RUS 2424 2.5
28 IM Shvedchikov Anatoli I. RUS 2458 2.5
29 GM Balashov Yuri S RUS 2484 2.0
30 Kukhmazov Arsen RUS 2190 2.0
31 Pletnev Evgeniy RUS 2305 2.0
32 Vavulin Maksim RUS 2417 2.0
33 IM Orlinkov Maxim L. RUS 2321 2.0
34 GM Vul Arkadi Eremeevich RUS 2259 2.0
35 IM Appolonov Sergey RUS 2374 2.0
36 FM Kostin Konstantin RUS 2329 2.0
37 Kalinin Nikita RUS 2199 2.0
38 FM Tchernyi Viktor RUS 2254 2.0
39 FM Apryshko Gleb RUS 2412 2.0
40 IM Ageichenko Genadi A RUS 2312 1.5
41 Savenkov Konstantin RUS 2202 1.5
42 IM Belous Vladimir RUS 2546 1.5
43 GM Smagin Sergey RUS 2542 1.0
44 Mukhitdinov Akmalkhon RUS 2056 1.0
45 IM Archangelsky Mikhail RUS 2184 1.0
46 FM Kozlov Gennady RUS 2317 1.0
47 Maksimov Oleg RUS 2333 0.0

 

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