Two-Thirds of Russian Youth Championships Played in Sochi
The struggle for the medals becomes stronger.
Six rounds of the Russian Youth Championship among boys and girls under 15, 17, and 19 years old, Russian Junior Championships, and the all-Russian competition "First League" were played in the AquaLoo resort in Sochi.
The leaders of the Russian Youth Championships in the respective age groups are Valeria Kleymenova (Girls under 15), Roman Symbelov, Yaroslav Veselov, Maksim Volkov (Open under 15), Olga Karmanova (Girls under 17), Roman Kuzmin, Daniil Manelyuk (Open under 17), Anastasia Ivanova (Girls under 19), and Marat Shakirov (Open under 19).
The results in the juniors' events are as follows:
Open: Grachev - Khubukshanov 1-0, Shubin - Tsvetkov 1/2-1/2, Remizov - Pavlov 0-1, Tsoi - Nesterov 0-1, Murzin - Salemgareev 0-1.
Volodar Murzin keeps leading the race with 5 points scored. Arseniy Nesterov is half a point behind.
Girls: Zhapova - Grigorieva 1/2-1/2, Loskutova - Nur-Mukhametova 0-1, Goltseva - Miroshnik 0-1, Dubnikova - Solozhenkina 1-0, Getman - Nasyrova 1-0.
Eketerina Goltseva and Yulia Grigorieva are leading the race with 4 points. Yana Zhapova and Ekaterina Miroshnik are trailing be half a point.
Photos by A. Domchenkova:
Tournament on Chess-Results
Tournament on Chess-Results (juniors)