Lev-Polugaevsky-Memorial-2015

A tournament dedicated to the memory of Grandmaster Lev Polugaevsky is set to take place from 3-11th July at the Polugaevsky Chess Club in Samara, Russia.

The tournament is the 7th stage of this year’s Cup of Russia. 132 players are signed to take part in the 9-round Swiss open.

The prize fund amounts to 650.000 rubles (around 10600 EUR) to be distributed as follows: 1st – 150.000; 2nd – 100.000; 3rd – 70.000; 4th – 50.000, etc.

Top seeded is last year’s joint winner GM Aleksey Goganov.

Tournament website

Participants (top seeds):

1 GM Goganov Aleksey RUS 2601
2 GM Timofeev Artyom RUS 2536
3 GM Iljushin Alexei RUS 2531
4 GM Kryakvin Dmitry RUS 2529
5 GM Levin Evgeny A. RUS 2519
6 GM Dobrov Vladimir RUS 2517
7 GM Alekseenko Kirill RUS 2513
8 GM Papin Vasily RUS 2500
9 IM Belyakov Bogdan RUS 2500
10 IM Yuffa Daniil RUS 2474
11 Utegaliyev Azamat KAZ 2462
12 IM Ulko Jaroslav RUS 2461
13 IM Mokshanov Alexey RUS 2458
14 IM Usmanov Vasily RUS 2455
15 Sarana Alexey RUS 2435
16 IM Lugovskoy Maxim RUS 2432
17 GM Tunik Gennady RUS 2423
18 IM Pasiev Rakhim RUS 2409
19 IM Kozionov Kirill RUS 2406
20 IM Musakaev Emil RUS 2403
21 IM Slavin Alexey RUS 2403
22 IM Saiyn Zhanat KAZ 2392
23 FM Palachev Petr RUS 2392
24 Litvinov Maxim RUS 2392
25 IM Khanin Semen RUS 2385

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