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M.Chigorin Memorial 2018

Mikhail ChigorinInternational chess festival “M.Chigorin Memorial”, part of the Russian Cup Stage, will be held from October 26 – November 5.

The venue is “Park” hotel (metro station “Krestovsky ostrov”, Severnaya doroga 12, St. Petersburg, Russia).
Prize fund is 1650000 RUR.
Time control: 90 minutes and 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Last year 360 players took part in the open and the winner was GM Kirill Alekseenko.

The schedule:

round 1

27.10 at 17:00

round 2

28.10 at 17:00

round 3

29.10 в 17:00

round 4

30.10 at 17:00

round 5

31.10 at 17:00

round 6

01.11 at 17:00

round 7

02.11 at 17:00

round 8

03.11 at 17:00

round 9

04.11 at 12:00

Closing ceremony

04.11 at 19:00

Starting list top 15

1 Kamsky, Gata GM 2666
2 Dreev, Aleksey GM 2649
3 Khismatullin, Denis GM 2634
4 Paravyan, David GM 2629
5 Khalifman, Alexander GM 2617
6 Popov, Ivan GM 2611
7 Kokarev, Dmitry GM 2595
8 Idani, Pouya GM 2589
9 Timofeev, Artyom GM 2588
10 Stupak, Kirill GM 2583
11 Firouzja, Alireza GM 2582
12 Volkov, Sergey GM 2580
13 Vorobiov, Evgeny E. GM 2561
14 Sengupta, Deep GM 2557
15 Tazbir, Marcin GM 2525