5 May 2024

Round 4 of FONBET Russian Team Championship Completed in Sochi

Two teams are in the lead in both sections.

Saturday, May 4, the Round 4 games of the FONBET Russian Team Championship were played at the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina in the city of Sochi.

Premier League – Results:

Novosibirsk Oblast – Kimmeria, 4½:1½
Temus Team – SK KPRF, 1½:4½
ShSM – Sports School Chess and Checkers (St. Petersburg), 3½:2½
Russian Chess School – Republic of Belarus, 4½:1½
Moscow Oblast – Voronezh, 4:2

The teams SK KPRF and ShSM maintain their lead with 4 wins out of 4. The Russian Chess School is in third place with 6 match points. Round 5, which will be played on Monday, May 6th, will see the leading teams battle it out among themselves.  

Round 5 pairings are as follows: 

Voronezh – Novosibirsk Oblast
Republic of Belarus – Moscow Oblast
Sports School Chess and Checkers (St. Petersburg) – Russian Chess School
Kimmeria – Temus Team

Women's Championship – Results of matches played by rating favourites:

ShSM – ZhK Tatarstan, 2:2
Krasnodar Krai – Sima-Land, ½:3½
Sports School Chess and Checkers-1 (St. Petersburg) – Kimmeria, ½:3½
Yamal – Zhemchuzhina Povolzhya, 2½:1½

Team Sima-Land has caught up with ShSM to co-lead with 7 match points out of 8. ZhK Tatarstan and Kimmeria are with 6 match points scored by each.

Top team pairings of Round 5 of May 6:

Sima-Land – ShSM
Kimmeria – ZhK Tatarstan
Republic of Belarus – Yamal 
Sports School Chess and Checkers-2 (St. Petersburg) – Moscow Oblast

The teams Formula of Chess and Sima-Land are leading the Higher League with 8 match points each. Trailing two points behind are eight teams. 

The Russian Championship among boys born 2010 and younger has team Youth Sports School named after. M. Botvinnik in the lead with all four matches won. Trailing by two points behind are six teams.  

The Russian Championship among girls born 2010 and younger has team SK Yunost Moskvy in the lead with 8 match points. Team KASULYA has scored 7 match points, and Krasnodar Krai 5 match points.  

Tournament on Chess-Results

Photo gallery

Live games

The general partner of the Russian Team Championships is FONBET. The general partner of the CFR is PhosAgro. The media partner of the tournament is a social network Odnoklassniki.

Photos by Vladimir Barsky