|Russian Championship Higher League (2005)|
The 58th Russian Championship Higher League tournament was a 66-player 9-round Swiss held in Kazan, Russia, 3-11 September 2007. There were no rest days. The top seven finishers would advance to the Superfinal. Time control: 100 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 50 more minutes to move 60, then 10 more minutes to the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Prize fund: $100,000. Chief arbiter: Igor Bolotinsky. Deputy arbiter: Alexander Khasin.
Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev won on tiebreak ahead of Khalifman, both with 6.5/9. Of those with 6/9, Volkov (3rd), Rublevsky (4th), Jakovenko (5th), Najer (6th) and Motylev (7th) qualified. Because of withdrawals (Najer and Alexander Grischuk), also Zvjaginsev (8th) and Tomashevsky (9th) went to the Russian Championship Superfinal (2005).
Wikipedia article: Kazan
Russian Wikipedia: https://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/ruw...
Jonathan Speelman in The Guardian, 18 September 2005: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2...
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|1. Bareev vs Yakovich
||1-0||26||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A20 English|
|2. Chuprov vs A Galkin
|| ||½-½||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|3. A Shariyazdanov vs Balashov
|| ||1-0||29||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|4. Gavrilov vs Dvoirys
|| ||½-½||52||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D85 Grunfeld|
|5. A Lastin vs A Galliamova
|| ||1-0||35||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|6. Y Shabanov vs Khismatullin
||0-1||31||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B50 Sicilian|
|7. D Bocharov vs V Grebionkin
|| ||1-0||43||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|8. D Obolenskikh vs V Popov
|| ||1-0||51||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C01 French, Exchange|
|9. A Lugovoi vs Motylev
|| ||½-½||41||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||E92 King's Indian|
|10. Sakaev vs Tomashevsky
|| ||0-1||33||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A15 English|
|11. E Vorobiov vs A Timofeev
|| ||½-½||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B30 Sicilian|
|12. Zvjaginsev vs I Kurnosov
|| ||½-½||43||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|13. A Bezgodov vs Khalifman
|| ||½-½||44||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|14. Rublevsky vs V Kosyrev
|| ||1-0||47||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|15. I Khairullin vs P Smirnov
|| ||½-½||20||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B20 Sicilian|
|16. Jakovenko vs D Yevseev
||½-½||116||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|17. S Novikov vs E Alekseev
|| ||½-½||12||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|18. Tkachiev vs B Savchenko
|| ||1-0||40||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|19. E Shaposhnikov vs S Volkov
|| ||0-1||45||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B10 Caro-Kann|
|20. Filippov vs A Iljushin
|| ||½-½||60||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||A90 Dutch|
|21. V Yemelin vs Kharlov
|| ||½-½||37||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|22. E Inarkiev vs V Loginov
|| ||1-0||57||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|23. Vitiugov vs M Kobalia
|| ||0-1||32||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|24. E Najer vs O Chebotarev
||1-0||38||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||C11 French|
|25. Kosteniuk vs P Tregubov
|| ||½-½||31||2005||Russian Championship Higher League||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
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