|Russian Superfinals (Women) (2016)|
The Superfinal of the 66th Russian Women's Championship took place in the Novosibirsk State Museum of Local History and Nature, from 16-27 October 2016. The winner of the 12-player round-robin became the Russian Women's Champion, and won 500,000 roubles (about 7,250 euros). The top three automatically qualified for next year's final. The time control was 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers allowed before move 40. In case of a tie for first, two 15+10 rapid games would be played, followed, if necessary, by 5 vs 4 Armageddon. (1)
Previous edition: Russian Superfinals (Women) (2015). Next: Russian Superfinals (Women) (2017). See also Russian Superfinals (2016).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1 Kosteniuk * 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 8½
2 Pogonina 1 * 1 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 7
3 Bodnaruk 0 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 ½ 1 6½
4 Girya ½ ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 6
5 Gunina 0 0 0 1 * 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 6
6 Charochkina ½ 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 6
7 Voit 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 * ½ ½ 1 1 1 6
8 Ovod 0 ½ 1 1 0 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 5½
9 Goryachkina 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 5
10 Galliamova ½ 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 * 0 1 4
11 Kashlinskaya 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 * 0 3½
12 Ubiennykh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 2
(1) Chess24: 66th Russian Women's Championship https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t.... See also http://chess-results.com/tnr243202.....
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66
|1. A Bodnaruk vs Kosteniuk
||0-1||69||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||C26 Vienna|
|2. D Voit vs E Ovod
|| ||½-½||110||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|3. N Pogonina vs A Goryachkina
|| ||½-½||40||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|4. A M Galliamova vs O Girya
|| ||0-1||95||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|5. E Ubiennykh vs A Kashlinskaya
|| ||1-0||33||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|6. D Charochkina vs V Gunina
||1-0||34||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|7. O Girya vs E Ubiennykh
||1-0||86||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E73 King's Indian|
|8. A Bodnaruk vs D Voit
|| ||1-0||33||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|9. E Ovod vs N Pogonina
|| ||½-½||50||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2|
|10. A Goryachkina vs A M Galliamova
|| ||0-1||33||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System|
|11. A Kashlinskaya vs D Charochkina
|| ||½-½||59||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A90 Dutch|
|12. Kosteniuk vs V Gunina
||1-0||29||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|13. V Gunina vs A Kashlinskaya
|| ||1-0||63||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|14. D Charochkina vs O Girya
|| ||0-1||35||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A06 Reti Opening|
|15. A M Galliamova vs E Ovod
|| ||½-½||57||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. N Pogonina vs A Bodnaruk
||1-0||45||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A48 King's Indian|
|17. D Voit vs Kosteniuk
||0-1||36||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A15 English|
|18. E Ubiennykh vs A Goryachkina
||0-1||24||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|19. A Bodnaruk vs A M Galliamova
|| ||1-0||98||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|20. A Goryachkina vs D Charochkina
|| ||½-½||102||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|21. E Ovod vs E Ubiennykh
|| ||1-0||39||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|22. O Girya vs V Gunina
|| ||0-1||55||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|23. Kosteniuk vs A Kashlinskaya
||1-0||35||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|24. D Voit vs N Pogonina
|| ||½-½||31||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. N Pogonina vs Kosteniuk
||1-0||80||2016||Russian Superfinals (Women)||E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66
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|Oct-13-16|| ||PhilFeeley: I'll root for Kosteniuk this year. She did fairly well at the Olympiad this summer.|
|Oct-14-16|| ||Mr. V: I say it's about time Goryachkina showed her stuff.|
|Oct-14-16|| ||technical draw: <Mr. V> Now I know who dropped 5 bills on Gory in the chessbookie game.|
|Oct-15-16|| ||mathlover: who are the players here ?|
|Oct-15-16|| ||Nerwal: Line-up : Aleksandra Goryachkina, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Natalija Pogonina, Valentina Gunina, Olga Girya, Alisa Galliamova, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Evgenija Ovod, Daria Pustovoitova, Alina Kashlinskaya, Ekaterina Ubiennykh, Daria Charochkina.|
|Oct-15-16|| ||Mr. V: <technical draw> Actually I would never make such a risky bet. I only wish it would happen. Have no idea who in their right mind would actually take those odds.|
|Oct-16-16|| ||mathlover: thanks Nerwal|
|Oct-18-16|| ||notyetagm: Gunina won today, after starting 0-2.
Her plan is to win all of her remaining games and take the title, just like she did in 2014.
|Oct-18-16|| ||Annie K.: <Gunina won today, after starting 0-2>|
She's employing the Topalov Tournament Gambit. ;)
|Oct-18-16|| ||whiteshark: Only 5 draws out of 18 games so far|
|Oct-18-16|| ||notyetagm: <Annie K.: <Gunina won today, after starting 0-2> She's employing the Topalov Tournament Gambit. ;)>|
We call that the <SWISS GAMBIT> in the US.
But someone needs to tell Gunina that it really doesn't apply to close round-robin events. :-)
|Oct-18-16|| ||Annie K.: That's why it's the Topalov Gambit rather than the Swiss... he's done it in closed round-robins too, several times as I recall. ;)|
|Oct-20-16|| ||HeMateMe: Go Natalie, in second place!|
|Oct-23-16|| ||Mr. V: After seven rounds, Kosteniuk in the lead, Girya and Pogonina chasing, Gunina with all decisive games, and Goryachkina with a boring +1 score. Nobody is surprised.|
|Oct-24-16|| ||et1: Any explanation to the fact that in this tournament in 8 rounds we have 33 decisive games and 15 draws whereas in the men's tournament we have 13 decisive games and 35 draws ? Super GMs know how to draw more and are harder to beat ?|
|Oct-26-16|| ||whiteshark: Congratulations to Alexandra Kosteniuk for winning <The Superfinal of the 66th Russian Women's Championship> with a lead of 1.5 points before the final round.|
|Oct-27-16|| ||HeMateMe: She regains the title.|
|Oct-27-16|| ||AylerKupp: <et1> The average rating in the men's tournament was 2684 and in the women's tournament 2441, a significant 243-point Elo rating point difference. If in order to win or lose a game mistakes or at least inaccuracies must be made by at least one of the players, the chances for a mistake are greater the lower the players' playing strength. Hence, the chances for decisive games should be (much) greater.|
|Oct-27-16|| ||AylerKupp: And congratulations to Pogonina for second place thanks to a great recovery after consecutive stumbles against Ubiennykh and Charochkina.|
|Oct-27-16|| ||HeMateMe: yes, Natalie won two of her last three games to get sole possession of second. A fighter!|
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