Yugra Builds Lead at Russian Women's Team Championship
The Moscow Chess Team leads the race in the Premier League.
The Russian Team Championships resumed in the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi, after the rest day.
Round 5 results in the Premier League are as follows:
Moscow Chess Team - M. Botvinnik School (Moscow) 3.5-2.5
Mednyi Vsadnik (Saint Petersburg) - SShOR ShSh (Saint Petersburg) 3-3
Southern Ural (Chelyabinsk Oblast) - KPRF Sports Club (Moscow) 3.5-2.5
Gogolevsky, 14 (Moscow) - Ladya (Tatarstan) 3.5-2.5.
Standings after Round 5:
1. Moscow Chess Team - 10 match points (19.5), 2. Mednyi Vsadnik - 8 (16.5), 3. M. Botvinnik School - 6 (17.5), etc.
Round 6 pairings:
M. Botvinnik School - Ladya
KPRF Sports Club - Gogolevsky, 14
SShOR ShSh - Southern Ural
Moscow Chess Team - Mednyi Vsadnik.
Round 6 results in the women's event:
Yugra - Southern Ural-2 (Chelyabinsk Oblast) 3.5-0.5
SShOR ShSh-2 (Saint Petersburg) - Moscow Chess Team 2-2
Southern Ural-1 (Chelyabinsk Oblast) - Ladya (Tatarstan) 3-1.
Standings after Round 6:
1. Yugra - 12 (18), 2. Moscow Chess Team - 9 (17), 3. Moscow Oblast - 8 (14.5), 4. Southern Ural-1 - 8 (13.5), etc.
The key matches of the seventh round will be SShOR ShSh-2 - Yugra, Moscow Chess Team - Moscow Oblast, and Southern Ural-1 - SShOR ShSh-1 (Saint Petersburg).
Inleksis (Voronezh Oblast) maintains leadership in the Higher League with 11 match points (16.5). Yamal (YaNAO) is in second place with 10 (15.5) points, while the Novosibirsk Regional Team has got 9 (18.5) points.
Tournament on Chess-Results
Photos by Vladimir Barsky