Bronstein Memorial 2014

Seven players lead with 3.5 points as the leaders drew each other and 5 players won their games.

Results of top 15 boards

1 GM Durarbayli Vasif 2580 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649
2 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2606 2½ ½ – ½ 2½ GM Jobava Baadur 2706
3 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 2½ ½ – ½ 2½ GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2575
4 GM Fier Alexandr 2587 2½ 0 – 1 2½ GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661
5 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 2565 2½ 0 – 1 2½ GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658
6 GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639 2½ 1 – 0 2½ GM Ehlvest Jaan 2565
7 GM Dubov Daniil 2614 2½ 1 – 0 2½ GM Kovalev Vladislav 2557
8 FM Igonin Temur 2118 2½ 0 – 1 2½ GM Khalifman Alexander 2611
9 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 2 ½ – ½ 2½ IM Zenzera Alexey 2419
10 GM Grachev Boris 2669 2 1 – 0 2 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529
11 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 2 1 – 0 2 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522
12 GM Popov Ivan 2653 2 1 – 0 2 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526
13 GM Smirin Ilia 2644 2 1 – 0 2 GM Abasov Nijat 2517
14 GM Kovalenko Igor 2642 2 1 – 0 2 GM Minasian Artashes 2487
15 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A 2641

Top 15 players after 4 rounds

1 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2661 3.5 2860 7.9
2 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2649 3.5 2850 7.8
3 GM Shimanov Aleksandr RUS 2658 3.5 2837 6.8
4 GM Durarbayli Vasif AZE 2580 3.5 2826 10.9
5 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2639 3.5 2824 7.2
6 GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2614 3.5 2815 8.2
7 GM Khalifman Alexander RUS 2611 3.5 2673 3.2
8 Sarana Alexey RUS 2295 3.0 2743 33.5
9 IM Zenzera Alexey RUS 2419 3.0 2739 16.2
10 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2706 3.0 2717 0.6
11 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 3.0 2710 1.4
12 GM Gasanov Eldar UKR 2480 3.0 2702 12.2
13 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2606 3.0 2697 5.0
14 GM Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2537 3.0 2689 8.3
15 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2653 3.0 2689 1.7

Top 15 pairings of the 5th round

1 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 3½ – 3½ GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639
2 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 3½ – 3½ GM Durarbayli Vasif 2580
3 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649 3½ – 3½ GM Dubov Daniil 2614
4 GM Khalifman Alexander 2611 3½ – 3 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682
5 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 3 – 3 GM Savchenko Boris 2556
6 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2575 3 – 3 GM Grachev Boris 2669
7 GM Malakhatko Vadim 2539 3 – 3 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659
8 GM Lintchevski Daniil 2537 3 – 3 GM Popov Ivan 2653
9 GM Indjic Aleksandar 2530 3 – 3 GM Smirin Ilia 2644
10 GM Gasanov Eldar 2480 3 – 3 GM Kovalenko Igor 2642
11 IM Zenzera Alexey 2419 3 – 3 GM Ponkratov Pavel 2611
12 GM Zhigalko Andrey 2607 3 – 3 Sarana Alexey 2295
13 FM Aghasaryan Robert 2467 3 – 3 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2606
14 GM Kovalev Vladislav 2557 2½ – 2½ GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671
15 GM Romanov Evgeny 2653 2½ – 2½ GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes 2534

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Only two leaders remained out of 11 after 3 rounds – Safarli and Durarbayli (3/3)!

Results of top 15 boards

1 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 2 0 – 1 2 GM Durarbayli Vasif 2580
2 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 2 ½ – ½ 2 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 2565
3 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649 2 1 – 0 2 GM Savchenko Boris 2556
4 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2575 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Dubov Daniil 2614
5 GM Ehlvest Jaan 2565 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2606
6 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 1½ 1 – 0 2 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516
7 GM Rasulov Vugar 2534 1½ 0 – 1 1½ GM Akopian Vladimir 2682
8 GM Lintchevski Daniil 2537 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Grachev Boris 2669
9 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Mamedov Rauf 2659
10 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 1½ 1 – 0 1½ IM Sivuk Vitaly 2507
11 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Popov Ivan 2653
12 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Smirin Ilia 2644
13 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A 2641 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Gasanov Eldar 2480
14 GM Levin Evgeny A 2514 1½ 0 – 1 1½ GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639
15 GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2637 1½ ½ – ½ 1½ GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2469

Top 10 players after 3 rounds with performance included

1 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2649 3.0 3291
2 GM Durarbayli Vasif AZE 2580 3.0 3237
3 FM Igonin Temur UZB 2118 2.5 2800
4 IM Zenzera Alexey RUS 2419 2.5 2777
5 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2661 2.5 2776
6 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 2.5 2770
7 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2706 2.5 2769
8 GM Shimanov Aleksandr RUS 2658 2.5 2752
9 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2639 2.5 2735
10 GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2614 2.5 2726

Pairings of top 15 boards

1 GM Durarbayli Vasif 2580 3 – 3 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649
2 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2606 2½ – 2½ GM Jobava Baadur 2706
3 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 2½ – 2½ GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2575
4 GM Fier Alexandr 2587 2½ – 2½ GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661
5 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 2565 2½ – 2½ GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658
6 GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639 2½ – 2½ GM Ehlvest Jaan 2565
7 GM Dubov Daniil 2614 2½ – 2½ GM Kovalev Vladislav 2557
8 FM Igonin Temur 2118 2½ – 2½ GM Khalifman Alexander 2611
9 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 2 – 2½ IM Zenzera Alexey 2419
10 GM Grachev Boris 2669 2 – 2 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529
11 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 2 – 2 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522
12 GM Popov Ivan 2653 2 – 2 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526
13 GM Smirin Ilia 2644 2 – 2 GM Abasov Nijat 2517
14 GM Kovalenko Igor 2642 2 – 2 GM Minasian Artashes 2487
15 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516 2 – 2 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A 2641

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Bronstein Memorial 2014

Many strong players have lost at least half a point in the 2nd round already. 11 players lead with 2 points.

Results of top 15 boards

1 GM Berg Emanuel 2549 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Jobava Baadur 2706
2 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Lintchevski Daniil 2537
3 GM Malakhatko Vadim 2539 1 0 – 1 1 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671
4 GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes 2534 1 0 – 1 1 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661
5 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529
6 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658
7 GM Popov Ivan 2653 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522
8 GM Abasov Nijat 2517 1 0 – 1 1 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649
9 GM Smirin Ilia 2644 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Levin Evgeny A 2514
10 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516 1 1 – 0 1 GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2643
11 GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Minasian Artashes 2487
12 IM Sivuk Vitaly 2507 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2637
13 GM Gasanov Eldar 2480 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo 2630
14 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2469 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij 2625
15 GM Zherebukh Yaroslav 2623 1 ½ – ½ 1 FM Aghasaryan Robert 2467

Top 15 boards of the 3rd round

1 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 2 – 2 GM Durarbayli Vasif 2580
2 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 2 – 2 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 2565
3 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649 2 – 2 GM Savchenko Boris 2556
4 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 2575 2 – 2 GM Dubov Daniil 2614
5 GM Ehlvest Jaan 2565 2 – 2 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2606
6 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 1½ – 2 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516
7 GM Rasulov Vugar 2534 1½ – 1½ GM Akopian Vladimir 2682
8 GM Lintchevski Daniil 2537 1½ – 1½ GM Grachev Boris 2669
9 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526 1½ – 1½ GM Mamedov Rauf 2659
10 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 1½ – 1½ IM Sivuk Vitaly 2507
11 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529 1½ – 1½ GM Popov Ivan 2653
12 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522 1½ – 1½ GM Smirin Ilia 2644
13 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A 2641 1½ – 1½ GM Gasanov Eldar 2480
14 GM Levin Evgeny A 2514 1½ – 1½ GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639
15 GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2637 1½ – 1½ GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2469

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Most top players won their games, so 2nd round’s games should be even more interesting 🙂 .

Top 15 results

1 1 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 1 – 0 IM Zaiatz Elena 2423 69
2 70 GM Tunik Gennady 2420 0 – 1 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 2
3 3 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 1 – 0 IM Mochalov Evgeny V 2419 71
4 72 IM Zenzera Alexey 2419 ½ – ½ GM Grachev Boris 2669 4
5 5 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 1 – 0 IM Chos Alexey 2411 73
6 74 Im Kanter Eduard 2407 0 – 1 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 6
7 7 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 1 – 0 WGM Ziaziulkina Nastassia 2405 75
8 76 FM Harutyunian Tigran K 2405 0 – 1 GM Popov Ivan 2653 8
9 9 GM Romanov Evgeny 2653 ½ – ½ GM Tihonov Jurij 2402 77
10 78 IM Meribanov Vitaly 2402 ½ – ½ GM Khairullin Ildar 2651 10
11 11 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649 1 – 0 IM Obodchuk Andrei 2401 79
12 80 Gevorgyan David 2397 0 – 1 GM Smirin Ilia 2644 12
13 13 GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2643 1 – 0 GM Yagupov Igor 2396 81
14 82 FM Grib Roman 2396 ½ – ½ GM Kovalenko Igor 2642 14
15 15 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A 2641 ½ – ½ FM Vorontsov Pavlo 2390 84

Top 15 pairings of the 2nd round

1 41 GM Berg Emanuel 2549 1 – 1 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 1
2 2 GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 1 – 1 GM Lintchevski Daniil 2537 43
3 42 GM Malakhatko Vadim 2539 1 – 1 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 3
4 44 GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes 2534 1 – 1 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 5
5 6 GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 1 – 1 GM Maiorov Nikita 2529 47
6 48 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2526 1 – 1 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 7
7 8 GM Popov Ivan 2653 1 – 1 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2522 49
8 51 GM Abasov Nijat 2517 1 – 1 GM Safarli Eltaj 2649 11
9 12 GM Smirin Ilia 2644 1 – 1 GM Levin Evgeny A 2514 53
10 52 IM Hovhanisian Mher 2516 1 – 1 GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2643 13
11 16 GM Tiviakov Sergei 2639 1 – 1 GM Minasian Artashes 2487 57
12 56 IM Sivuk Vitaly 2507 1 – 1 GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2637 17
13 59 GM Gasanov Eldar 2480 1 – 1 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo 2630 19
14 60 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2469 1 – 1 GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij 2625 21
15 22 GM Zherebukh Yaroslav 2623 1 – 1 FM Aghasaryan Robert 2467 61

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Bronstein Memorial 2014

The event started today in Minsk, Belarus’. There are 139 players, with the highest rated one being Jobava (2706).

Top 10 pairings of the 1st round

1 1 GM Jobava Baadur 2706 – IM Zaiatz Elena 2423 69
2 70 GM Tunik Gennady 2420 – GM Akopian Vladimir 2682 2
3 3 GM Sargissian Gabriel 2671 – IM Mochalov Evgeny V 2419 71
4 72 IM Zenzera Alexey 2419 – GM Grachev Boris 2669 4
5 5 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2661 – IM Chos Alexey 2411 73
6 74 Im Kanter Eduard 2407 – GM Mamedov Rauf 2659 6
7 7 GM Shimanov Aleksandr 2658 – WGM Ziaziulkina Nastassia 2405 75
8 76 FM Harutyunian Tigran K 2405 – GM Popov Ivan 2653 8
9 9 GM Romanov Evgeny 2653 – GM Tihonov Jurij 2402 77
10 78 IM Meribanov Vitaly 2402 – GM Khairullin Ildar 2651 10

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