|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. Svidler vs Shcherbakov
||1-0||26||2003||Russian Championship||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|2. A Fominyh vs Tiviakov
|| ||½-½||28||2003||Russian Championship||E17 Queen's Indian|
|3. Dvoirys vs Grischuk
|| ||½-½||17||2003||Russian Championship||B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4|
|4. Potkin vs Dolmatov
|| ||½-½||16||2003||Russian Championship||C11 French|
|5. N Rashkovsky vs Kharlov
|| ||½-½||14||2003||Russian Championship||B30 Sicilian|
|6. V Bachin vs Yakovich
|| ||½-½||13||2003||Russian Championship||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|7. S Ionov vs A Lependin
|| ||½-½||25||2003||Russian Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|8. Grigoriants vs V Saveljev
||1-0||26||2003||Russian Championship||B89 Sicilian|
|9. V Zakhartsov vs Landa
|| ||½-½||21||2003||Russian Championship||E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation|
|10. Filippov vs A Riazantsev
|| ||½-½||22||2003||Russian Championship||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|11. S Volkov vs D Bocharov
|| ||1-0||40||2003||Russian Championship||E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)|
|12. Jakovenko vs A Evdokimov
||1-0||37||2003||Russian Championship||B32 Sicilian|
|13. V Yemelin vs Rublevsky
|| ||½-½||24||2003||Russian Championship||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|14. Rychagov vs Dreev
|| ||0-1||40||2003||Russian Championship||D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|15. Sakaev vs E Vorobiov
||0-1||33||2003||Russian Championship||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|16. S Zablotsky vs Ulibin
|| ||0-1||39||2003||Russian Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|17. A Belozerov vs P Tregubov
|| ||1-0||45||2003||Russian Championship||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|18. A Shomoev vs A Timofeev
||0-1||42||2003||Russian Championship||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|19. Khalifman vs Kiriakov
|| ||1-0||47||2003||Russian Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. Motylev vs Chernyshov
||1-0||38||2003||Russian Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|21. E Alekseev vs Aseev
||1-0||32||2003||Russian Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|22. B Sambuev vs D Yevseev
|| ||½-½||31||2003||Russian Championship||A09 Reti Opening|
|23. E Najer vs R Ovetchkin
|| ||1-0||34||2003||Russian Championship||E12 Queen's Indian|
|24. E Inarkiev vs Obukhov
||1-0||50||2003||Russian Championship||A96 Dutch, Classical Variation|
|25. Tseshkovsky vs A Lastin
|| ||½-½||46||2003||Russian Championship||C42 Petrov Defense|
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