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IM Marina Guseva in the sole lead of the Russian Women’s Superfinals

The Superfinals of the 75th Russian Chess Championship and the 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship are simultaneously taking place in Cheboksary from 10-23 September. The events are being held at the Chuvash State Art Museum, being held as part of the Chess in Museums program carried out by the Chess Federation of Russia and the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation.

The Superfinals of the 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship is played with 12 players in the field: Marina Guseva, Olga Girya, Valentina Gunina, Ekaterina Goltseva, Alisa Galliamova, Natalia Pogonina, Daria Charochkina, Leya Garifullina, Evgenija Ovod, Alina Bivol, Mariya Yakimova and Yana Zhapova, in 11 round-robin rounds.

After five played rounds, Marina Guseva emerged as the sole leader of the event scoring 3.5 points. She is followed by Olga Girya, Valentina Gunina and Ekaterina Goltseva who tie for the second place with 3 points, each. Scroll down for rankings after 5 rounds

75th Russian Chess Championship Superfinals LIVE games / 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship Superfinal LIVE games

IM Marina Guseva; Photo by Eteri Kublashvili

Rankings after 5 played rounds – Superfinals of the 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship:

Rk NameFEDPtsTb1Tb2Tb3
1IMGuseva Marina RUS3.539.50
2GMGirya Olga RUS327.250
3GMGunina Valentina RUS3271
4FMGoltseva Ekaterina RUS3270
5IMGalliamova Alisa RUS2.535.750
6WGMPogonina Natalija RUS2.5270
7IMCharochkina Daria RUS2.525.250
8IMGarifullina Leya RUS234.750
9IMOvod Evgenija RUS234.750
10IMBivol Alina RUS234.50
11WFMYakimova Mariya RUS234.250
12FMZhapova Yana RUS2250

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