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Russian Team Championships (2012)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Fabiano Caruana, Alexander Morozevich, Sergey Karjakin, Peter Svidler, Ruslan Ponomariov, Peter Leko, Dmitry Jakovenko, Leinier Dominguez Perez, Alexey Shirov, Pavel Eljanov, Wang Hao, Sergei Movsesian, Nikita Vitiugov, Anish Giri, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Viktor Bologan, Vladimir Malakhov, Dmitry Andreikin, Alexander Moiseenko, Evgeny Alekseev, Evgeny Najer, Anton Korobov, Alexander Areshchenko, Alexander Riazantsev, Krishnan Sasikiran, Denis Khismatullin, Alexey Dreev, Alexander Motylev, Zahar Efimenko, Ernesto Inarkiev, Sergei Rublevsky, Boris Grachev, Emil Sutovsky, Maxim Matlakov, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Vladimir Potkin, Artyom Timofeev, Michael Roiz, Konstantin Landa, Igor Kurnosov, Vasily Papin, Igor Khenkin, Aleksandr Shimanov, Evgeny Romanov, Ildar Khairullin, Pavel Tregubov, Sanan Sjugirov, Ivan Popov, Boris Savchenko, Dmitry Kokarev, Dmitry Bocharov, Igor Kovalenko, Pavel Smirnov, Daniil Dubov, Ildar Ibragimov, Pavel Maletin, Vladimir Burmakin, Dmitry Frolyanov, Alexandre Danin, Dmitry Kryakvin, Michail Brodsky, Andrei Gutov, Valerij Popov, Andrey Zontakh, Artem Iljin, Jakov Geller, Mikhail Mozharov, Mikhail Panarin, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Roman Ovetchkin, Sergey Ionov, Sergey Vokarev, Vladimir Dobrov, Marat Makarov, Nikolai Kabanov, Sergei Iskusnyh, Aleksandr Poluljahov, Valeri Yandemirov, Ivan Rozum, Grigoriy Oparin, Pavel Skatchkov, Pogos Nakhapetiane, Mikhail Antipov, Ramil Hasangatin, Alexandr Predke, Vladimir Nevostrujev, Dmitrij Sitnikov, Alexander Al Ivanov, Mikhail Demidov, Natalia Pogonina, Vitaly Bachin, Sergey Grishchenko, Oleg Gladyszev, Anton Isajevsky, Beniamin Galstian, Anatoly Babiy, Dmitry Gordievsky, Gor Airapetian, Oleg Ivanovich Maiorov, Kirill Alekseenko, Alexander Moskalenko, Artem Smirnov, Azat Sharafiev, Gevorg Ajrapetian, Mikhail Pogromsky, Vardges Tovmasian, Konstantin Mesropov, Andrei Borisenko, Vasilij Gagarin, Alexey Mokshanov, Alexej Gorbatov, Sergey Kravtsov, Andrey Gritsenko, Dmitry Kurukin, Valery Zhidkov, Andrey A Ivanov, Rail Makhmutov, Darsen Sanzhaev, Artem Konyshev, Sargis V Manukyan, Daria Pustovoitova, Viktor Lyaskovsky, Valentin Lyaskovsky, Sviatoslav Loskutov, Andrey Uzhva, Ruslan Dzhumabaev, Nikita Khoroshilov, Georgy Pogosian, Tamara Cheremnova, Alexej Lojko, Andrey Ananikian, Vitaly Babynin, Sergey Vdovytchenko, Natalia Mironova

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Gagarin vs K Landa  0-192 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
2. N Mironova vs K Mesropov 0-141 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsC18 French, Winawer
3. P Tregubov vs V Dobrov  1-053 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE10 Queen's Pawn Game
4. S V Manukyan vs I Rozum  ½-½41 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
5. R Ovetchkin vs A Babiy  ½-½50 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsA15 English
6. V Lyaskovsky vs D Kryakvin 0-167 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
7. P Maletin vs V Lyaskovsky  1-048 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsA37 English, Symmetrical
8. S Kravtsov vs P Smirnov 0-144 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. D Bocharov vs A Gritsenko  ½-½48 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Khenkin vs D Kokarev  ½-½41 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE81 King's Indian, Samisch
11. T Cheremnova vs N Kabanov 0-128 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE83 King's Indian, Samisch
12. A Pridorozhni vs A Konyshev 1-029 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. A Gutov vs A Korobov 0-144 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE83 King's Indian, Samisch
14. M Demidov vs S Vdovytchenko 1-033 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
15. A Ananikian vs A Moskalenko  0-152 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. M Brodsky vs A Gorbatov  ½-½40 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. A Borisenko vs V Burmakin  0-175 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. M Panarin vs D Gordievsky  ½-½72 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB10 Caro-Kann
19. D Kurukin vs A Poluljahov  ½-½16 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. S Grishchenko vs E Romanov  ½-½41 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. A Shimanov vs P Nakhapetiane 1-045 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. B Galstian vs K Alekseenko  0-136 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. V Popov vs V Tovmasian  1-064 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsA14 English
24. A Smirnov vs G Pogosian  ½-½46 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsA07 King's Indian Attack
25. Sutovsky vs A Uzhva 1-024 2012 Russian Team ChampionshipsB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
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Apr-13-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: One interesting point is that I don't recall anybody mentioning how a team is doing. That has a serious effect on the games, which is why I've often thought that team tourneys should not be rated. First place recently was hanging on the 4th board game.

http://www.russiachess.org/images/s...

If you go through the tournament (and many team tournaments), the top boards usually draw and the real action is on the bottom boards. Here we aren't seeing the 12 move draws as much as in some (the word has come down). Jakovenko is a counterexample because he has only one draw on board 1.

Apr-14-12  Birthday Boy: I'm glad to see Peter Leko playing =)
Apr-14-12  Strongest Force: Bologan seems to be rolling-up Eljanov like a piece of chewing gum that's about to be thrown away.
Apr-14-12  Birthday Boy: Yeah, Bologan will win soon.
Apr-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: PUZZLE OF THE DAY

Russian Team Championships 2012

Can a solid grandmaster (with black) loose the following position?

Position after 50...Rxa3


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"Itís hard to imagine that a solid grandmaster could lose something like that. But he managed. And he did it without blunders, slowly, gradually." (Shipov)

See game for solution.

Dreev vs M Brodsky, 2012

Apr-14-12  Strongest Force: Bologan's 28.Rd6!! was a pretty knock out punch.
Apr-14-12  messachess: Hell0 cg.com: why not include the rnd. 4 127-mover between Moro. and Carauna?
Apr-14-12  balzarius: Caruana has just gained another victory and his live rating is 2773.2 only 2 points below Karjakin's who is currently #5 in the world.
Apr-14-12  frogbert:


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and from here follows some 20+ moves of pure tactics.

weird. really weird.

Apr-15-12  siggemannen: <frogbert>, which game was that?
Apr-15-12  fisayo123: Meanwhile 14 year old GM Daniil Dubov crushes Leinier Dominguez.
Apr-15-12  messachess: Am I the only one here who knows that there was a 127 move game in round 4 between Morozevich and Caruana. It's not shown on cg.com. Hello? Anybody out there?
Apr-15-12  balzarius: Great game today:Svidler-Caruana
Apr-15-12  balzarius: Karjakin-Kokarev is going to be very interesting.In a sharp line of the Najdorf Poisoned Pawn,Karj has sacrificed three pawns by move 16!Very deep home preparation perhaps.
Apr-15-12  qqdos: Why did Karj turn down taking the rook 22.Bxf8?
Apr-15-12  AuN1: karjakin's position looks terrible. it will be hard for him to hold that. he seemed to have no regard for his pawns.
Apr-15-12  Arcturar: Karjakin was fricken unbelievable today! How one manages to win a position like that is beyond me...really great stuff. And once again, Moro made his opponent look like a complete patzer. :P
Apr-15-12  AuN1: yeah, that was pretty awesome from karjakin. when he started trap his opponent's king, then the rook and the knight were taking flight squares away i started wondering whether a win was possible. that was some crafty work.
Apr-15-12  frogbert: siggemannen, it was svidler-moro.
Apr-17-12  ooda: <fisayo123: Meanwhile 14 year old GM Daniil Dubov crushes Leinier Dominguez.>

His profile page says he was born on April 18th 1996 so he'll be 16 in a couple of days.

I hadn't heard of him but he's a fairly promising looking kid, the 3rd best under 16 player in the world.

Apr-17-12  pericles of athens: who won?
Apr-17-12  Layson: Tomsk won, led by Karjakin's +4 performance.
Apr-17-12  polarmis: Final report here: http://chessvibes.com/reports/russi...
Apr-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: <pericles of athens: who won?> Controversial game Svidler - Morozevich ended in a daw.

GM Sergey Zagrebelny, who commented on the game live for ChessPro, expressed some doubts about whether the players had really been playing at the board.

Apr-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: The Russian Team Championships 2012

GM Daniil Dmitrievich Dubov (2536), a rising star of the Russian chess.

http://russiachess.org/upload/3d6.jpg

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