Five Rounds of Russian Championships Higher League Played in Obninsk
There are eight leaders in the open event and four in the women's.
The fifth round of the Russian Championships Higher League was played in Obninsk on 30 June. Sanan Sjugirov, Maksim Chigaev, Ilia Iljushenok, Dmitry Kokarev, Vladislav Artemiev, Nikita Afanasiev, Klementy Sychev, and Valery Svirdov are leading the race in the open event with 3.5 points scored. Twelve players are half a point behind.
Alina Bivol defeated Ekaterina Goltseva in the women's section, and now there are four leaders: Goltseva was caught up with Bivol, Anastasia Bodnaruk, and Daria Voit. All of them have got 4 points each. Five participants are half a point behind.
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