Ian Nepomniachtchi convincing in Yaroslavl

The 5th International Chess Festival “Yaroslav the Wise” featured a tournament of six European Chess Champions in the period 2009-2014.

The double round robin rapid event with the time control 15’+10” was held on 26-27th August at the Yaroslavl State Historical and Architectural Museum.

Grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi, European Champion in 2010, won the competition with 7,5/10 points, leaving the second-placed Dmitry Jakovenko full point behind.

Replay games with analysis

Final standings:
1. Ian Nepomniachtchi RUS 2771 – 7,5/10
2. Dmitry Jakovenko RUS 2689 – 6,5
3. Evgeny Tomashevsky RUS 2752 – 5,5
4-6. Vladimir Potkin RUS 2678, Alexander Motylev RUS 2687 and Alexander Moiseenko UKR 2684 – 3,5

Yaroslavl is one of the famous Golden Ring cities located northeast of Moscow. The historic part of the city is a World Heritage Site.

Ian Nepomniachtchi

Ian Nepomniachtchi

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