|Russian Championship (2003)|
The 56th Russian Championship tournament was a 79-player 9-round Swiss held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 3-12 September 2003. Rest day: September 7. Most of Russia's best players participated, except the three K's Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik and Anatoly Karpov. Prize fund: $100,000, with $20,000 to the winner. Rounds started at 2:30 pm local time - last round at 11 am. Time control: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 more minutes for the next 20 moves, then 10 more minutes until the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move starting from move 61. Organizer: Valery Zubov and the Russian Chess Federation. Chief arbiter: Vladimir Dvorkovich.
Peter Svidler took his 4th Russian championship title by winning on tiebreak ahead of Alexander Morozevich, both with 7/9.
The 56th Russian Championship was the first ever held in Siberia. It was also the last Swiss. Initiated by the Russian Chess Federation with its President (2003-2009) Alexander Zhukov, the Swiss championship tournament was from 2004 on replaced by a qualifying "Higher League" Swiss tournament (actually two such in 2004) and a 12-player round-robin "Superfinal".
The Scotsman: http://www.scrkuppenheim.de/heco/in...
Wikipedia article: Krasnoyarsk
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|1. V Malakhov vs V Belov
|| ||1-0||67||2003||Russian Championship||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|2. B Sambuev vs D Yevseev
|| ||½-½||31||2003||Russian Championship||A09 Reti Opening|
|3. E Najer vs R Ovetchkin
|| ||1-0||34||2003||Russian Championship||E12 Queen's Indian|
|4. E Inarkiev vs Obukhov
||1-0||50||2003||Russian Championship||A96 Dutch, Classical Variation|
|5. Tseshkovsky vs A Lastin
|| ||½-½||46||2003||Russian Championship||C42 Petrov Defense|
|6. V S Popov vs V Yandemirov
|| ||1-0||34||2003||Russian Championship||C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O|
|7. R Yandarbiev vs Sveshnikov
|| ||0-1||51||2003||Russian Championship||B30 Sicilian|
|8. Glek vs A Iljin
|| ||1-0||40||2003||Russian Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|9. A Kornev vs I Khairullin
|| ||1-0||48||2003||Russian Championship||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|10. M I Sorokin vs M Logunov
|| ||½-½||55||2003||Russian Championship||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|11. A Rustemov vs S Klimov
|| ||½-½||60||2003||Russian Championship||A12 English with b3|
|12. V Beznosikov vs Gleizerov
||0-1||60||2003||Russian Championship||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|13. S Y Shipov vs Balashov
||1-0||59||2003||Russian Championship||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|14. N Vekshenkov vs A Lugovoi
|| ||½-½||75||2003||Russian Championship||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|15. A Kharitonov vs S V Ivanov
|| ||0-1||75||2003||Russian Championship||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|16. I Kurnosov vs P Smirnov
|| ||½-½||94||2003||Russian Championship||B30 Sicilian|
|17. Epishin vs Bezgodov
|| ||0-1||56||2003||Russian Championship||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|18. A Iljushin vs Morozevich
|| ||½-½||49||2003||Russian Championship||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. E Alekseev vs K Aseev
||1-0||32||2003||Russian Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|20. Motylev vs K V Chernyshov
||1-0||38||2003||Russian Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|21. Khalifman vs Kiriakov
|| ||1-0||47||2003||Russian Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|22. Grigoriants vs V Saveljev
||1-0||26||2003||Russian Championship||B89 Sicilian|
|23. S Ionov vs A Lependin
|| ||½-½||25||2003||Russian Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|24. V Bachin vs Y R Yakovich
|| ||½-½||13||2003||Russian Championship||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|25. N Rashkovsky vs Kharlov
|| ||½-½||14||2003||Russian Championship||B30 Sicilian|
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