2015

Mikhail Chigorin Memorial 2015

Mikhail ChigorinThe International Chess Festival “Mikhail Chigorin Memorial 2015” is taking place from 2nd to 11th October at the Park Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Festival will consist of two events: Blitz tournament which will be held on 2nd October, and Classic tournament which is a Russian Cup Stage on 3-11th October.

The Blitz tournament will be played over 13 rounds of Swiss system with the time control 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move. The prize fund for this event is 200,000 RUB (approx 2,700 EUR).

The Russian Cup Stage will be played over nine rounds of Swiss system. The total prize fund is 1,800,000 RUB (approx 24,500 EUR).
The first place is 320,000 RUB worth while the best woman will be awarded with 40,000 RUB.

More information: +7 (921) 441 8 144, spbchessfederation@yahoo.com (Irina Sudakova)

Tournament website

Top rated participants:

1 Khalifman Alexander GM 2618 RUS
2 Aleksandrov Aleksej GM 2613 BLR
3 Turov Maxim GM 2606 RUS
4 Goganov Aleksey GM 2603 RUS
5 Kokarev Dmitry GM 2603 RUS
6 Demchenko Anton GM 2595 RUS
7 Amonatov Farrukh GM 2591 TJK
8 Andriasian Zaven GM 2591 ARM
9 Bok Benjamin GM 2586 NED
10 Maletin Pavel GM 2586 RUS
11 Pridorozhni Aleksei GM 2575 RUS
12 Esen Baris GM 2569 TUR
13 Lintchevski Daniil GM 2569 RUS
14 Tukhaev Adam GM 2569 UKR
15 Belous Vladimir GM 2565 RUS
16 Rozum Ivan GM 2545 RUS
17 Timofeev Artyom GM 2542 RUS
18 Predke Alexandr 2541 RUS
19 Alekseenko Kirill GM 2539 RUS
20 Eliseev Urii GM 2536 RUS
21 Matsenko Sergei IM 2533 RUS
22 Can Emre GM 2531 TUR
23 Chigaev Maksim IM 2531 RUS
24 Stupak Kirill GM 2531 BLR
25 Popov Valerij GM 2525 RUS
26 Blomqvist Erik GM 2514 SWE
27 Levin Evgeny A. GM 2508 RUS
28 Kharchenko Boris GM 2500 UKR

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