Chernyshov Wins Moscow Open

Chernyshov Wins Moscow Open

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Feb 8, 2010, 10:56 AM |
16 | Chess Event Coverage

He may not be a familiar name to even the most ardent chess fans, but 42 year-old Konstantin Chernyshov rated 2556 Elo (pictured below, left) won the 2010 Moscow Open ahead of a strong field, including joint top seeds Alexander Motylev and Sergey Rublevsky (2697 Elo).

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Chernyshov finished joint first with three other players on 7/9 in the 'Open A' event and won by virtue of a superior tie-break score.  Many of the 180+ competitors will be staying in Moscow to take part in the even bigger Aeroflot Open, starting tomorrow - official site here.

The top finishers were:

Rank Seed Name Elo Nat Pts

46 
 Chernyshov Konstantin  2556 RUS  7.0

17 
 Bareev Evgeny  2643 RUS  7.0

16 
 Le Quang Liem  2647 VIE  7.0

15 
 Inarkiev Ernesto  2649 RUS  7.0

13 
 Sasikiran Krishnan  2653 IND  6.5


 Bologan Viktor  2692 MDA  6.5

20 
 Andreikin Dmitry  2635 RUS  6.5


 Kurnosov Igor  2668 RUS  6.5

24 
 Azarov Sergei  2622 BLR  6.5
10 

 Rublevsky Sergei  2697 RUS  6.5
11 

 Bu Xiangzhi  2673 CHN  6.5
12 
32 
 Belov Vladimir  2595 RUS  6.5
13 
25 
 Vorobiov Evgeny E  2621 RUS  6.5
14 
19 
 Savchenko Boris  2638 RUS  6.5

 

Here is a crucial victory for Chernyshov from the penultimate round against one of the top seeds.

 

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