Marina Guseva Wins Russian Women's Championship Higher League in Advance
Pavel Ponkratov keeps leading the open event.
On the 4th of July, the eighth round of the Higher League of the 74th Russian Championship and the 71st Russian Women's Championship was played in Cheboksary.
Having defeated Evgenija Ovod (Leningrad region) and scored 7.5 points, Marina Giseva (Moscow region) became the winner of the women's tournament with one round to go. Anastasia Bodnaruk (Saint Petersburg) and Daria Voit (Moscow) are 1.5 points behind.
Pavel Ponkratov (Moscow) keeps leading the race in the open event with 6.5 points scored. Maksim Chigaev (Tyumen region), Alexey Sarana (Moscow), Aleksandr Rakhmanov (Vologda region), Alexander Motylev (Moscow), Aleksandra Goryachkina (YaNAO), Evgeny Alekseev (Saint Petersburg), and Anton Demchenko (Krasnodar Krai) have one point less.
Photo album by Anastasia Domchenkova
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