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Denis Yevseev wins 86th St. Petersburg Chess Championship

Denis Yevseev

GM Denis Yevseev took the winner’s trophy at the 86th Saint Petersburg Chess Championship that took place on 11th – 21st March, 2013 at the Russian cultural capital.

After going the entire distance without a loss, the winner scored 9 points. Silver medalist was Evgeny Levin, who finished half a point behind. Bronze went for Aleksey Goganov with 7.5 points. Rating favorite Valerij Popov finished fourth with 7 points.

The event was a single round robins with 12 players. The classical time control of 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min (and 30 sec increment) was used.

The games can be replayed at the official website.

Final Standings:

1 GM Denis Yevseev 2536 9,0
2 GM Evgeny Levin 2508 8,5
3 IM Aleksey Goganov 2556 7,5
4 GM Valerij Popov 2557 7,0
5 Kirill Alekseenko 2447 5,5
6 Vasily Usmanov 2369 5,0
7 Sergei Lobanov 2148 5,0
8 FM Anatoly Donskov 2300 4,0
9 Andrey Vunder 2271 4,0
10 IM Ruslan Kashtanov 2351 3,5
11 German Bazeev 2339 3,5
12 FM Pavel Martynov 2339 3,5


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