More than 700 chess players from ten countries competed in four age groups of the Moscow Open 2015 – RSSU Chess Cup, section H, that concluded today.
Ilya Makoveev (Gelendzhik) and Satbek Akhmetdinov (Kazakhstan) scored 8 points in the U9 Boys’ group. In the last round the Russian player outplayed the athlete from Kazakhstan, who was leading during the whole tournament. He was placed first according to additional index. Sergey Gukhman (Tver) with 7,5 points became the third.
The triumphant of the tournament of the youngest girls is Amina Kairbekova (Kazakhstan). She scored 9 points. Emilia Zavivaeva (Nizhny Novgorod) scored 1,5 points less. Polina Novozhilova (Ivanovo) won the bronze medal. Having scored 6,5 points, she took the lead over Alisa Surivtseva (Togliatti) and Anna Krupnova (Moscow) according to the additional index.
Kazybek Nogerbek (Kazakhstan) with 8 points is number one in the group of U11 Boys. Rudik Makarian (Moscow), Raffi Ghazaryan (Armenia) and Dmitry Kirillov (Ivanovo) are half a point behind. Makarian was awarded with the silver and Ghazaryan with the bronze thanks to the additional index.
The 1st place in U11 Girls section was shared between Alisa Kokueva (Sakhalin) and Daria Bondareva (Moscow): the better additional index allowed Kokueva to win the first place. Eva Stepanyan (Stavropol region) and Victoria Gnilorybova (Moscow) scored 7 points: Stepanyan became the third.
Danila Pavlov (Volgograd) is the first to finish the U13 Boys’ Tournament. He scored 8 points and the additional index allowed him to lead over Kirill Shubin (Vladivostok). Rostislav Marchuk (Barnaul) with 7 points won the bronze medal, his additional index was better than Kazybek Umbetov’s (Kazakhstan).
Aleksandra Maltsevskaya (Volgograd) with the best result equal to 8,5 points is the winner of the U13 Girls’ tournament. Marta Voskresenskaya (Surgut), Adelya Zinatullina (Kazan) and Viktoriya Loskutova (Barnaul) scored 7 points. The additional index allowed Voskresenskaya to win the second place, and Zinatullina – the third.
Rinat Fakhretdinov (Salavat) is the first in the U15 Boy’s group. He scored 8 points. Kanan Ahadzade (Azerbaijan) and Aisen Mestnikov (Yakutsk) with 7,5 points shared 2-3 places; better additional index awarded Ahadzade with the second place.
Irina Barbaeva (Ust-Ordynsky) with 7,5 points won the gold in the U15 Girls’ Tournament. 7 points, scored by Anna Khristenko (Kurganinsk), allowed her to take the second position. The bronze was won by Alina Guskova (Ryazan region) with 6,5 points.
The winners of each age group will be awarded with the grants for the free hospitality package (accommodation and meals) at the World School Chess Championships, which will be organized this April in Thailand.