30 January 2019
Six Players Lead Stage of the Russian Cup at Moscow Open-2019
Ekaterina Goltseva pulls ahead in women's tournament.
Mikhail Mozharov (Photo: Galina Popova)
The fifth round of the XV International RSSU Chess Cup Мoscow Open-2019 was played in the Russian State Social University on January 30.
In the "A" tournament, a stage of the Russian Cup, the leaders with 4.5 points are Pavel Ponkratov, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Mikhail Mozharov, Vladimir Zakhartsov, Semen Khanin, and Artyom Timofeev.
Ekaterina Goltseva is leading the women's tournament with a perfect score. Oksana Gritsayeva, Bibisara Assaubayeva, and Margarita Lysenko are trailing be half a point.
Alexey Guberniev has taken the lead in seniors' tournament. The leaders of the senior women's event are Lidia Malinicheva and Elena Fatalibekova - 4.5 points.