|Russian Team Championship (2015)|
The 22nd Russian Team Championship was held in Sochi between May 1 and May 7, 2015 as an eight-team round robin. Sibir (Novosibirsk), led by Kramnik and Aronian, won the championship with a perfect score of 14/14. Universitet (Belorechensk) started with four straight match wins and secured second place with a last round 3-3 tie against Mednyy vsadnik (St. Petersburg), who placed third. Defending champions Malakhit (Sverdlovsk Oblast) returned with a strong team led by Grischuk and Shirov, but only placed fifth with 6/14.
Vladimir Kramnik (3.5/5), Levon Aronian (3.5/5), Dmitry Jakovenko (4.5/6), Wang Yue (4.5/7), Anton Korobov (3.5/7), Dmitry Kokarev (4.5/7), Dmitry Bocharov (2.5/3) and Pavel Maletin (1.5/2) played for the winning team.
Sib Uni SPB ShS Mal Zhi Lad Yam MP GP
1st Sibir (Novosibirsk) *** 4.0 3.5 4.5 3.5 3.5 4.5 4.5 14 28.0
2nd Universitet (Belorechensk) 2.0 *** 3.0 3.5 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 11 24.5
3rd Mednyy vsadnik (St. Petersburg) 2.5 3.0 *** 3.5 2.5 3.5 4.0 6.0 9 25.0
4th ShSM-Nashe naslediye (Moscow) 1.5 2.5 2.5 *** 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 8 20.5
5th Malakhit (Sverdlovsk Oblast) 2.5 2.5 3.5 2.5 *** 4.0 2.5 4.0 6 21.5
6th Zhiguli (Samara Oblast) 2.5 2.0 2.5 2.5 2.0 *** 4.0 3.5 4 19.0
7th Ladya (Kazan) 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.5 3.5 2.0 *** 3.0 3 16.5
8th Yamal (Yamalo-Nenets AO) 1.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 *** 1 13.0
Detailed results: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr171...
Previous edition: Russian Team Championships (2014)
Next edition: Russian Team Championship (2016)
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|151. Kamsky vs Shirov
||1-0||62||2015||Russian Team Championship||A26 English|
|152. Motylev vs V Artemiev
||1-0||47||2015||Russian Team Championship||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|153. Y R Yakovich vs Potkin
|| ||½-½||73||2015||Russian Team Championship||A34 English, Symmetrical|
|154. D Khismatullin vs B Murtazin
||0-1||86||2015||Russian Team Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|155. S Savitskiy vs D Bocharov
|| ||½-½||43||2015||Russian Team Championship||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|156. E Najer vs D Frolyanov
|| ||½-½||46||2015||Russian Team Championship||B33 Sicilian|
|157. Svidler vs R Wojtaszek
|| ||½-½||23||2015||Russian Team Championship||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|158. D Andreikin vs Vitiugov
|| ||½-½||35||2015||Russian Team Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|159. M Matlakov vs Jobava
|| ||½-½||41||2015||Russian Team Championship||D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|160. Rublevsky vs M Rodshtein
|| ||½-½||22||2015||Russian Team Championship||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|161. Landa vs I Saric
|| ||½-½||30||2015||Russian Team Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|162. A Predke vs B Grachev
|| ||½-½||25||2015||Russian Team Championship||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|163. A Timofeev vs V Malakhov
|| ||½-½||29||2015||Russian Team Championship||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|164. A Goryachkina vs A Korobov
|| ||½-½||33||2015||Russian Team Championship||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|165. D Kokarev vs A Sergeyev
||1-0||26||2015||Russian Team Championship||C42 Petrov Defense|
|166. I Nepomniachtchi vs S Sjugirov
||1-0||35||2015||Russian Team Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|167. I Lysyj vs R Makhmutov
||½-½||148||2015||Russian Team Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
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|May-02-15|| ||jamesmaskell: <thegoodanarchist> Sadly not, they are the names we have already heard of in the European Club Cup like Malakhite. |
Like most national leagues, the clubs are domestic, the players are not. 4NCL, Bundesliga, Italian Champs all have foreign players.
|May-02-15|| ||jamesmaskell: Actually, hold that. Translated, we have a "The Bronze Horsemen" team (Led by Wojtazsek) and SHSM is now "SHSM Our Heritage". Says playchess...|
|May-02-15|| ||Natalia Pogonina: <jamesmaskell: Actually, hold that. Translated, we have a "The Bronze Horsemen" team (Led by Wojtazsek)>|
The name of the St. Petersburg team is "Bronze Horseman": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronz...
|May-02-15|| ||Penguincw: Site: http://chess-results.com/tnr171712.....|
Aside for Shirov-Kramnik 1-0, Jobava-Zvjaginsev 1-0 was also important, as in both these games, the white player's win propelled their live rating over 2700.
|May-02-15|| ||thegoodanarchist: <Natalia Pogonina: <jamesmaskell: Actually, hold that. Translated, we have a "The Bronze Horsemen" team (Led by Wojtazsek)>|
The name of the St. Petersburg team is "Bronze Horseman":>
OK, an "A" for effort then to those players. The result is rather pedestrian, though.
|May-02-15|| ||Chessgames Bookie: Betting on round 3 is now open! Place your wagers and cash in:|
Russian Team Championship rd 3: Zhiguli-Sibir
Russian Team Championship rd 3: Mednyy vsadnik-ShSM
Russian Team Championship rd 3: Belorechensk-Malakhit
You can also bet on round 2 of the Nakhchivan Open:
Nakhchivan Open rd 2: Rasulov-Hou Yifan
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Good luck, and have fun!
|May-03-15|| ||Penguincw: With Siberia leading 2 1/2-1 1/2, and having their 2 remaining players (both super-GMs) play white, and be rated 90 and 175 points ahead of their opponents, it seems like a sure match win, right?|
Well, no. Anything is still possible.
|May-03-15|| ||HeMateMe: Shirov is Latvian--he's an 'honorary' Russian? Maybe if your parents are Russian you can still play in this event? I wonder if Gata Kamsky has ever been invited? That would be interesting.|
|May-03-15|| ||Penguincw: < HeMateMe: ... Maybe if your parents are Russian you can still play in this event? >|
What about Wang Yue or Dominguez?
< I wonder if Gata Kamsky has ever been invited? That would be interesting. >
He's actually playing: Russian Team Championship (2015)/Gata Kamsky.
Wait, are you and I on the same page?
|May-03-15|| ||HeMateMe: I haven't looked real closely. I guess it's a club championship, and not a closed, nationalist sort of thing. Good for Gata, I hope he does well.|
|May-03-15|| ||Chessgames Bookie: Can Sibir continue their winning ways in round 4? Will there be any pawn promotions? Place your chessbucks and jump for joy as you hit sorely needed pay dirt!|
Russian Team Championship rd 4: Sibir-ShSM
Russian Team Championship rd 4: PROMOTION SPECIAL
Nakhchivan Open rd 3: Pantsulaia-Sanal
Nakhchivan Open rd 3: Bacrot-Tabatabaei
Nakhchivan Open rd 3: Rasulov-V. Onischuk
Nakhchivan Open rd 3: Darini-Khalifman
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|May-04-15|| ||e4ia: Three foreigners are allowed per team.|
|May-04-15|| ||e4ia: You can watch live online moves
with some analysis; click "online"; "poke around" to get team/players you want..
it's in Russian...I couldn't seem to translate that specific page
|May-04-15|| ||Karne: If Aronian was to be pitched against the masterful Stein, one could envision that such an encounter wouldn't last a second in the triumphant minds of mankind, but an infinite number of millenniums.|
|May-04-15|| ||Chessgames Bookie: Both Sibir Novosibirsk and Universitet Belorechensk have been unstoppable so far, scoring wins in all of their matches. What will happen when they go head-to-head in round 5? Place your bets:|
Russian Team Championship rd 5: Belorechensk-Sibir
Russian Team Championship rd 5: HARD-WORKING KINGS?
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: Bajarani-Pantsulaia
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: Gupta-Bacrot
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: Mirzoev-Mamedov
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: V. Onischuk-Gasanov
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: Rzayev-Hou Yifan
Nakhchivan Open rd 4: DAILY DOUBLE
|May-04-15|| ||Penguincw: Wow, Round 4 showing some more dominance. It was the first time this tournament so far that:|
- Each match has been decided by 2 points or more
- All 4 winning teams did not lose any games.
|May-05-15|| ||Strelets: <Natalia Pogonina> A fitting name for a team representing Petersburg.|
|May-06-15|| ||Penguincw: One round left, and the Siberia has a chance to finish the tournament perfect as they (2726) will face Yamal (2422). Meanwhile, the other team at 1 match point, Rook (2550) will face Malakhit (2699); Rook has a 1.5 point lead on game points.|
|May-07-15|| ||Clodhopper: <Penguincw: He's actually playing: Russian Team Championship (2015)/Gata Kamsky.>|
Wait, I heard that Kamsky didn't want to compete in team competitions anymore, and that was why he wasn't on the US team at Tsaghkadzor.
Now he's playing in the Russian team championship tournament???
|May-07-15|| ||dangerhump: <clodhopper> what he meant was; he didn't want to go to Tsaghkadzor where he would have been Board 1 and lost a ton of rating.|
I suspect we'll see him down the road for USA where Naka & So hold down boards 1 & 2 and he can play on 3 or 4 (depending on Robson's progress)
|May-07-15|| ||jphamlore: Speaking of younger players, Artemiev is struggling a bit this event, after playing very strong in last year's event and also at the Moscow Open 2015.|
|May-08-15|| ||et1: where are the full results ?|
|May-08-15|| ||sonia91: <et1> http://www.chess-results.com/tnr171...|
|May-08-15|| ||et1: <sonia91> thanks !|
|May-12-15|| ||Mr. V: Shirov beats Kramnik, who beats Kamsky, who beats Shirov. All three of these games are great.|
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