14 October 2021

Ladya Team Wins Russian Blitz Championship

South Ural-1 is triumphant in the women's tournament.

The Russian Team Blitz Championships among men and women took place in the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina in Sochi on the 14th of October 14.

Thirty-five teams took part in the open event, which was a 13-round Swiss tournament. The winner is Team Ladya (Republic of Tatarstan), which has scored 24 match points out of 26 (42 board points). Team composition: Vladislav Artemiev, Artyom Timofeev, Zhamsaran Tsydypov, Maksim Samusenko, and Ramil Faizrakhmanov.     

The Moscow Team is in second place with 24 match points (38.5 board points). Kuban (Krasnodar Krai) won bronze with 19 points.  

Final standings

The women's championship (12 teams, round-robin) was convincingly won by South Ural-1 (Chelyabinsk region). Its members Olga Badelka, Aleksandra Maltsevskaya, Baira Kovanova, and Elizaveta Solozhenkina got 22 match points (35 board points).

Kimmeria (Republic of Crimea) is 3 points behind, whils SShOR-1 (Saint Petersburg) took third place with 16 points.  

Final standings

The Russian Team Rapid Championships will be held on 15-16 October. 

Tournament page

Photos by Vladimir Barsky