24 June 2016
Nine Players Are Leading The Higher League
Three rounds are in the books.
Vladimir Fedoseev is one of the leaders
After the first three rounds of the Russian men's Higher League, nine players are leading with 2.5 points. Those are Vladimir Fedoseev, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Goganov, Grigory Oparin, Artyom Timofeev, Pavel Ponkratov, Dmitry Kryakvin, Evgeny Shaposhnikov, and Maxim Vavulin.
Half a point behind them are Maxim Matlakov, Igor Lysyj, Alexander Riazantsev, Boris Grachev, Evgeny Alekseev, Sergey Volkov, Urii Eliseev, Mikhail Antipov, Kirill Alekseenko, Alexander Predke, Maksim Chigaev, Dmitry Gordievsky, Vadim Moiseenko, and Aleksandra Goryachkina.
Three players are in the lead in the women's tournament – Elmira Mirzoeva, Darya Pustovoitova, and Alina Bivol, all having 3 points.
Half a point behind them are Polina Shuvalova, Tatiana Vasilevich, Evgenija Ovod, Darya Khokhlova, and Margarita Schepetkova.