Moscow Open 2012

Moscow Open 2012

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jan 26, 2012, 11:56 AM |
6 | Chess Event Coverage

The International RSSU Chess Cup, featuring the Moscow Open 2012 will run from 28 January - 5 February.

The chess festival has eight different events, including two round-robin competitions for 10 young men and women players.

There are also two separate 9-round Swiss competitions for men and women, and many other events.

The round-robin event for men includes young US star Ray Robson (pictured).

The full line-up:

Name Nat Elo
Maxim Matlakov RUS 2625
Avetik Grigoryan ARM 2621
Ray Robson USA 2596
Yaroslav Zherebukh UKR 2594
Alexander Ipatov ESP 2586
Dariusz Sviercz POL 2583
Vladimir Belous RUS 2522
Mustafa Yilmaz TUR 2521
Alexey Reshetnikov RUS 2514
Andrey Stukopin RUS 2460
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The top 50 entrants for the main Open event look like this:

Name Nat Elo Name Nat Elo
1 Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2689 26 Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2575
2 Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2688 27 Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2570
3 Bu Xiangzhi CHN 2670 28 Evdokimov Alexander A. RUS 2569
4 Khismatullin Denis RUS 2660 29 Zontakh Andrey UKR 2566
5 Timofeev Artyom RUS 2659 30 Kovchan Alexander UKR 2565
6 Bartel Mateusz POL 2658 31 Geller Jakov RUS 2563
7 Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2651 32 Chadaev Nikolai RUS 2556
8 Kurnosov Igor RUS 2648 33 Frolyanov Dmitry RUS 2555
9 Socko Bartosz POL 2636 34 Gabrielian Artur RUS 2545
10 Volkov Sergey RUS 2633 35 Lastin Alexander RUS 2538
11 Lysyj Igor RUS 2633 36 Tukhaev Adam UKR 2537
12 Romanov Evgeny RUS 2628 37 Kornev Alexei RUS 2530
13 Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2622 38 Tarlev Konstantin UKR 2523
14 Kokarev Dmitry RUS 2618 39 Bukavshin Ivan RUS 2517
15 Ponkratov Pavel RUS 2611 40 Bogdanovich Stanislav UKR 2513
16 Bocharov Dmitry RUS 2609 41 Krivoborodov Egor RUS 2513
17 Savchenko Boris RUS 2609 42 Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2513
18 Popov Ivan RUS 2599 43 Obolenskikh Dmitry RUS 2510
19 Svetushkin Dmitry MDA 2598 44 Gunina Valentina RUS 2510
20 Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2593 45 Bezgodov Alexei RUS 2500
21 Vorobiov Evgeny RUS 2589 46 Bezgodov Alexei RUS 2500
22 Kovalenko Igor UKR 2584 47 Chernobay Artem RUS 2500
23 Korotylev, Alexey RUS 2580 48 Dubov Daniil RUS 2498
24 Demchenko Anton RUS 2578 49 Gavrilov Alexei RUS 2498
25 Maletin Pavel RUS 2575 50 Looshnikov Nikolai RUS 2497

 

All rounds start at 16:00 local time (12:00 UTC) except the last round which kicks off at the earlier time of 11:00 (07:00 UTC).

The total prize fund across all competitions is 3,210,000 roubles (approx 100,000 USD).

More information can be found at the official website.

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