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Russian Club Cup - 2011: Final Results

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Sunday, 24 April 2011
In the men's section two teams have scored 20 out of 22 match points - ShSM-64 (Gelfand, Wang Hao, Caruana, Giri, Riazantsev, Potkin, Grachev, Najer) and Tomsk-400 (Ponomariov, Motylev, Areschenko, Inarkiev, Bologan, Khismatullin, Kurnosov). ShSM became the Russian Club Champion for the second year in a row on tie-break (board) points by just 0.5 points! The rating favorite, SPBShF (Ivanchuk, Svidler, Vitiugov, Movsesian, Efimenko, Zvjagintsev, Khairullin, Matlakov) came third with 17 match points.

Top performances: Kurnosov - 2893 (8.5/9); Caruana - 2852 (8/10); Dreev - 2837 (6.5/8); Ponomariov - 2828 (7.5/10); Vitiugov - 2825 (7/9); Jakovenko - 2822 (6.5/9); Najer - 2801 (8.5/11), Motylev - 2800 (7.5/10)

Full standings available at Chess Results.

In the women's section the fight for gold was also very intense. By winning 3-1 in the final round, ShSM-RGSU (Kosteniuk, Gunina, Romanko, Girya, Kashlinskaya) clinched the overall victory from the rating favorite AVS (Stefanova, Lahno, Pogonina, Muzychuk M, Savina), which came third. Giprorechtrans (Zhukova, Munguntuul, Zaiatz, Vasilevich I, Fominykh) lost to Ladia (Galliamova, Paikidze, Gaponenko, Turova) 1.5-2.5, but still got silver on board points.

Top performances: Kosteniuk - 2746 (6/7); Munguntuul - 2700 (6/7); Stefanova - 2624 (3.5/5)

Full standings

P.S. Natalia Pogonina's score was 4.5/7 with a small rating increase (+2.3 points) - a silver medal on board three.

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