|Russian Championship Higher League (2005)|
The 58th Russian Championship Higher League tournament was a 66-player 9-round Swiss held in Kazan, Russia, 3-11 September 2007. There were no rest days. The top seven finishers would advance to the Superfinal. Time control: 100 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 50 more minutes to move 60, then 10 more minutes to the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Prize fund: $100,000. Chief arbiter: Igor Bolotinsky. Deputy arbiter: Alexander Khasin.
Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev won on tiebreak ahead of Khalifman, both with 6.5/9. Of those with 6/9, Volkov (3rd), Rublevsky (4th), Jakovenko (5th), Najer (6th) and Motylev (7th) qualified. Because of withdrawals (Najer and Alexander Grischuk), also Zvjaginsev (8th) and Tomashevsky (9th) went to the Russian Championship Superfinal (2005).
Wikipedia article: Kazan
Russian Wikipedia: https://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/ruw...
Jonathan Speelman in The Guardian, 18 September 2005: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2...
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|1. D Obolenskikh vs V Popov
|| ||1-0||51||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C01 French, Exchange|
|2. Filippov vs A Iljushin
|| ||½-½||60||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A90 Dutch|
|3. E Shaposhnikov vs S Volkov
|| ||0-1||45||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B10 Caro-Kann|
|4. Tkachiev vs B Savchenko
|| ||1-0||40||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|5. S Novikov vs E Alekseev
|| ||½-½||12||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|6. Jakovenko vs D Yevseev
||½-½||116||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|7. I Khairullin vs P Smirnov
|| ||½-½||20||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B20 Sicilian|
|8. Rublevsky vs V Kosyrev
|| ||1-0||47||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|9. Bezgodov vs Khalifman
|| ||½-½||44||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|10. Zvjaginsev vs I Kurnosov
|| ||½-½||43||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|11. E Vorobiov vs A Timofeev
|| ||½-½||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B30 Sicilian|
|12. Sakaev vs Tomashevsky
|| ||0-1||33||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A15 English|
|13. A Lugovoi vs Motylev
|| ||½-½||41||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||E92 King's Indian|
|14. Chuprov vs A Galkin
|| ||½-½||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|15. V Yemelin vs Kharlov
|| ||½-½||37||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|16. E Inarkiev vs V A Loginov
|| ||1-0||57||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. Vitiugov vs M Kobalia
|| ||0-1||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|18. Bareev vs Yakovich
||1-0||26||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A20 English|
|19. A Shariyazdanov vs Balashov
|| ||1-0||29||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|20. Gavrilov vs Dvoirys
|| ||½-½||52||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D85 Grunfeld|
|21. A Lastin vs A Galliamova
|| ||1-0||35||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|22. Shabanov vs Khismatullin
||0-1||31||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B50 Sicilian|
|23. D Bocharov vs V Grebionkin
|| ||1-0||43||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|24. Tseshkovsky vs K Bryzgalin
|| ||0-1||53||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|25. Nevostrujev vs A Riazantsev
|| ||0-1||37||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
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