1 May 2021

First Round of Russian Team Championships Played in Sochi

The central match Ladya vs Wildberries Molodezhka ended in a draw.

The Russian Team Championships among men and women started on May 1 in the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina in Sochi.

Nine teams are competing in the Premiere League. 

Round 1 results:  

KPRF (Moscow) - SShOR (Saint Petersburg) 4.5-1.5
Mednyi Vsadnik (Saint Petersburg) - Kimmeria (Crimea) 5-1
Gogolevsky, 14 (Moscow) - M. Botvinnik school (Moscow) 3.5-2.5
Ladya (Tatarstan) - Wildberries Molodezhka (Tyumen region) 3-3

The Moscow chess team didn't play on the first day.


Round 2 pairings:

M. Botvinnik school - Ladya, Kimmeria - Gogolevsky, 14, SShOR - Mednyi Vsadnik, Moscow chess team - KPRF. Wildberries Molodezhka will get bye. 

Pairings and results

Sixteen teams are playing in the women's event (Swiss system, 9 rounds). 

Round 1 pairings:
Moscow chess team - Moscow region 4-0
SShOR-2 (Saint Petersburg) - Ugra 0-4
Southern Ural-1 (Chelyabinsk region) - Amazons ADDA (Kursk region) 3.5-0.5
Bukavushki (Samara region) - «SShOR-1 (Saint Petersburg) 1-3
Kimmeria (Crimea) - Voronezh 3-1
Southern Ural-2 (Chelyabinsk region) - Youth of Moscow 2-2
Ladya (Tatarstan) - BelGU (Belgorod region) 3-1
Beauties (Nizhny Novgorod region) - Veterans of Russia 1-3


Pairings and results

The Higher League of the open championship features 26 teams (Swiss system, 9 rounds). All matches of the first round ended with a decisive result. 


Pairings and results

Tournament page

Photos by Vladimir Barsky