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Festivals news
    The regulations
about 3-d festival Moscow open are aproved and the winning prize has increased more than twice compared to 2006.
    Organizars guarantee enough foreign professional chess players will take part in the festival.
   Open A games first 20 boards - will be broadcasted in the Internet on-line!!
    There are more than 500 players in open A and B !!
The best players
of open A
Malakhov V. 2663
Zvjaginsev V. 2658
Dreev A. 2658
Riazantsev A. 2629
Moiseenko A. 2627
Fedorov A. 2624
Smirnov P. 2621
Korotylev A. 2615
Najer E. 2605
Malakhatko V. 2604
Bocharov D. 2602
Aleksandrov A. 2601
Belov V. 2600
Khismatullin D. 2599
Shipov S. 2591
Svetushkin D. 2588
Rychagov A. 2586
Lastin A. 2583
Kornev A. 2582
Kazhgaleyev M. 2579
Yakovich Y. 2577
Burmakin V. 2568
Vorobiov E. 2563
Amonatov F. 2559
Chernyshov K. 2556
STATISTICS
   553 players take part in Open A and B: 56 grandmasters (7 women), 71 masters (8) and 68 FIDE masters (24)
   The Russian players are the most numerous at the tournament 501 chess players. There are 21 players from Ukraine, 4 from Moldavia, 3 from Azerbaijan; 2 from Uzbekistan, Georgia and Latvia Twenty two countries take part in the festival.

Catching up



Photo report about the eighth day of the festival

Last two or three rounds the best time for catching up or at least to get more points .. Eugeny Vorobiov follows a tradition Early start makes easy stages

In front of the poster of idol. Organizers are going to decorate walls of tournament halls with posters of best players next year. Thats the first one

Bocharov is in deep meditation. He is the only one who didnt make draw during eight rounds
 
Head coach of National Russian women team Yury Yakovich. The main communist among chess players Konstantin Chernyshov is rubbing his hands

Murat Kazhgaleev made the most amazing break through to the top: three victories and youre on top!

Meeting in Elba Sasha Ryazantsev goes down to the golden mean while Lesha Alexandrov goes up.

Vadim Zvyagintsev: a picture with a friend and a rival Volodya Malakhov

Ryazantsev-Amonatov : to fight once again

Andrey Rychagov is a frequenter of top lines in total protocols of Moscow open . Vasily Emelin is a newcomer, with great ambitions, though

Confident move of Dmitry Svetushkin is a big surprise in Moscow open Many Grandmasters failed to beat him. Will Dreev manage to win?
 
Tea is a base of victories. Smirov and Svetushkin realize that.

Frantic Pavel Smirnov is one to throw down the idles in Moscow open

In expectation of Najer

Thats him
 
Both Najer and Smirnov has six victories at a run with only difference- Smirnov lost in the first round.

Many things were expected of a leaders game . However it finished peacefully with a draw . Who of them wants to spoil the tournament? asked old players