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Moscow Open Tournament

Ernesto Inarkiev8/9(+7 -0 =2)[view games]
Tigran Levonovich Petrosian7/9(+5 -0 =4)[view games]
Anton Korobov7/9(+6 -1 =2)[view games]
Boris Grachev6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[view games]
Ian Nepomniachtchi6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[view games]
Francisco Vallejo Pons6/8(+4 -0 =4)[view games]
Vladislav Artemiev6/8(+4 -0 =4)[view games]
Sergey Volkov5.5/8(+4 -1 =3)[view games]
Rauf Mamedov5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[view games]
Vladimir Fedoseev5/8(+3 -1 =4)[view games]
Denis Khismatullin4.5/7(+3 -1 =3)[view games]
Sanan Sjugirov4/7(+2 -1 =4)[view games]
Alexei Iljushin3.5/6(+1 -0 =5)[view games]
Igor Lysyj3.5/6(+2 -1 =3)[view games]
Vahap Sanal3.5/5(+2 -0 =3)[view games]
Xiu Deshun3.5/6(+2 -1 =3)[view games]
Ildar Khairullin3.5/5(+2 -0 =3)[view games]
Vladimir Zakhartsov3/5(+1 -0 =4)[view games]
Dmitry Kokarev3/5(+1 -0 =4)[view games]
Evgeny Alekseev3/5(+1 -0 =4)[view games]
Aleksei Pridorozhni2.5/5(+1 -1 =3)[view games]
Boris Kharchenko2/5(+1 -2 =2)[view games]
Pavel Ponkratov2/3(+2 -1 =0)[view games]
Kirill Kuderinov2/4(+1 -1 =2)[view games]
Ivan Bukavshin2/5(+1 -2 =2)[view games]
Anton Demchenko1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[view games]
Rail Makhmutov1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[view games]
Sergey Grigoriants1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[view games]
M Amin Tabatabaei1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[view games]
(95 players total; 67 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. D Khismatullin vs G Tenikashvili  ½-½48 2015 Moscow OpenA33 English, Symmetrical
2. O Kozlitin vs I Khairullin  0-148 2015 Moscow OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
3. R Mamedov vs A Morgunov  1-042 2015 Moscow OpenA22 English
4. S Atabayev vs D Kokarev  ½-½52 2015 Moscow OpenB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. V Artemiev vs A Kholopov 1-029 2015 Moscow OpenB30 Sicilian
6. D Kutuzov vs T L Petrosian  0-135 2015 Moscow OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
7. V Fedoseev vs R Yanchenko  1-053 2015 Moscow OpenB01 Scandinavian
8. M Oganian vs B Grachev 0-156 2015 Moscow OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. P Bublei vs I Nepomniachtchi  0-134 2015 Moscow OpenA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
10. F Vallejo Pons vs D Rozhko 1-042 2015 Moscow OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. V Kazakovskiy vs I Lysyj  ½-½43 2015 Moscow OpenC11 French
12. A Korobov vs T Fakhrutdinov  1-051 2015 Moscow OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. E Shtembuliak vs E Alekseev ½-½44 2015 Moscow OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
14. S Sjugirov vs N Torosyan  1-037 2015 Moscow OpenE12 Queen's Indian
15. R Golubev vs E Inarkiev 0-172 2015 Moscow OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
16. R Kezin vs V Artemiev  ½-½42 2015 Moscow OpenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
17. J C Schroeder vs R Mamedov  ½-½49 2015 Moscow OpenA48 King's Indian
18. I Khairullin vs R Sadykov  ½-½23 2015 Moscow OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. L A Muhammad vs I Bukavshin  1-072 2015 Moscow OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
20. M Lugovskoy vs S Volkov  0-146 2015 Moscow OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Mu Ke vs A Demchenko  0-145 2015 Moscow OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
22. A H T dos Santos Fier vs D Svetlov 1-034 2015 Moscow OpenD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. T L Petrosian vs U Tillyaev  1-047 2015 Moscow OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
24. A Demin vs V Fedoseev 0-124 2015 Moscow OpenD85 Grunfeld
25. I Nepomniachtchi vs U Sadikhov 1-022 2015 Moscow OpenC41 Philidor Defense
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  Sokrates: This may be Moscow OPEN, but aren't they all Russians?
Feb-01-15  paavoh: @Sokrates: Apart from Vallejo Pons (ESP) yes - given the tense situation between RUS and UKR, and other tournaments in better climate like Gibraltar, I'm not very surprised by the low non-Russian participation. Competition in RUS is also tough, so one must be in great shape to recover travel, accommodation costs and maintain/gain rating points.
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  docbenway: What?! No Andreikin.
Feb-02-15  paavoh: Fedoseev is an interesting young talent, he has played well in EUR and World Junior Championships., and now on top at 3/3.
Feb-02-15  paavoh: Fedoseev's magnificent attack last year:
V Fedoseev vs K Grigoryan, 2014
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  PhilFeeley: Is this a knockout event, similar to the tennis pairings?
Feb-03-15  paavoh: Sorry for being too hasty, in addition to Vallejo Pons, there are players from GER, TUR, CHN, BRA at least.
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  HeMateMe: Putin has such little regard for his fellow countrymen. Look at what the western sacntions have done to the Ruble:

"Now in its eleventh edition year, the Moscow Open AKA the International RSSU Chess Cup is held at the Russian State Social University in Moscow and consists of no fewer than eight tournaments with a combined prize fund of around 4,000,000 rubles. Unfortunately, just six months ago that would have meant some US$120 thousand, but <with the collapse of the Russian currency that now equates to $58,500.">

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  HeMateMe: Gris wows 'em again with his stylish wardrobe:


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  Penguincw: For the 2nd straight meeting, Inarkiev beats Korobov with the black pieces to remain perfect. Key games for tomorrow:

Inarkiev (5) - Mamedov (4.5)
Nepomniactchi (4.5) - Xiu Deshun (4.5)
Grachev (4.5) - Vallejo (4)

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  Boomie: ->

The leader board can be found here -

Notice that Vladislav Artemiev continues his fine play of late. Soon we will be seeing him in premier events.

Feb-06-15  Troller: <paavoh> Korobov is Ukranian, right?

Anyway, always interesting to follow young Vladislav, with all the hype surrounding Wei Yi it is easy to forget this remarkable talent. He has been a tad lucky in some of his games, but I seem to remember a young Carlsen also being very "lucky" some years back.

All in all a very strong open. Igor Lysyj, the new 2700-member, is "respectably" winning with White and drawing with Black - only he has yet to play someone rated 2500+...

Feb-06-15  policarpo: Where's Fier results.
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  Penguincw: Entering Round 7, Nepo and Inarkiev were tied for the lead, but Inarkiev won their meeting to pull ahead.

Key Round 8 (penultimate round) matchups:

Petrosian (6) - Inarkiev (6.5)
Nepomniachtchi (5.5) - Mamedov (5.5)
Grachev (5.5) - Artemiev (5.5)
Pridorozhni (5.5) - Korobov (5)

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: < policarpo: Where's Fier results. >

Try either one of these links: Moscow Open (2015)/Alexandr Hilario Takeda dos Santos Fier

Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: So this is not a knock-out:

then why is the table above so strange?

Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <PhilFeeley: then why is the table above so strange?>

The services CG uses to retrieve the games are not perfect especially in large opens. The table here reflects the games in the CG database.

Use to view the current status.

Feb-07-15  Mr. V: Inarkiev kicking butt at his second open tournament in recent months!
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  Penguincw: Inarkiev drew his game today to retain a half point lead over Petrosian; FIFTEEN are a full point back.

Inarkiev faces Lysyj with white, while Petrosian has black against top seed Nepomniachtchi. With that in mind, Inarkiev should have no problem clinching at least a share of first.

Feb-08-15  geeker: Che wins! I hope he was wearing the Guevara wristband.
Feb-08-15  siggemannen: Congrats to Ernesto! He really rolled 'em
Feb-09-15  bennyvsfischer: nice score irnakiev
Feb-09-15  Severin: I think I once said that Inarkiev was a weak player compared to others on the elite level. More proof that I'm a complete imbecile....
Feb-09-15  thegoodanarchist: Is this an upset? I would have guessed Nepomniachtchi or Mamedov would win.
Feb-09-15  pcomanici: IMO one of the premier tournaments in Chess
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