2 July 2022

Vladislav Artemiev and Sanan Sjugirov Take Lead at Russian Championship Higher League

Ekaterina Goltseva pulls ahead in the women's tournament.

The Russian Championships Higher League resumed in Obninsk after a rest day. After six rounds in the open event, the leaders are Sanan Sjugirov and Vladislav Artemiev, who defeated, respectively, Klementy Sychev and Nikita Afanasiev. They have scored 4.5 points each. Six players are half a point behind.

Ekaterina Goltseva beat Anastasia Bodnaruk to retake the sole lead with 5 points. Alina Bivol, Daria Voit, and Daria Charochkina are trailing by half a point.  

Tournament on Chess-Results

Tournament page

Photos by Eteri Kublashvili