2 July 2021

Six Rounds Played at Russian Championships Higher League

Participants held a moment of silence in Yury Dokhoian's memory.

On the 2nd of July, the Higher League of the 74th Russian Championship and the 71st Russian Women's Championship resumed in Cheboksary after a rest day.

The participants held a moment of silence in memory of Yury Dokhoian (1964-2021) before the start of the sixth round.

Pavel Ponkratov has once again become the sole leader after beating David Paravyan. He's got 5 points scored. Alexey Sarana, Alexander Motylev, Aleksandr Rakhmanov, and Aleksandra Goryachkina are half a point behind.  

Marina Guseva maintains leadership in the women's tournament with 5.5 points. Alina Bivol, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Anastasia Protopopova, Evgenija Ovod, and Daria Charochkina are trailing by half a point. 

Photo album by Anastasia Domchenkova

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Photos by Anastasia Domchenkova