February 7, 2008
Nobody manages to draw away
The games of the 6th round were held on Thursday, the 7th of February at “Moscow open 2008”.
At the main tournament “Open A” 9 players share the places from 1 to 9. They each have 5 points from 6 expectative.
At the 6th round the leaders Zahar Efimenko (Ukraine) and Sergey Volkov (Russia), Alexander Lastin (Russia) and Alelexander Riazantsev (Russia) ended in a draw. The were catched up by Jobava Baadur (Georgia), Timofeev Artyom (Russia), Motylev Alexander (Russia), Popov Ivan (Russia), Inarkiev Ernesto (Russia).
It should be noted that Inarkiev, who began the tournament with defeat, has won all the next 5 games!
At the women’s tournament “Open C” we have 2 leaders. They are Ushenina Anna (Ukraine) and Muzychuk Anna (Slovakia), who have 5,5 points each. At the 6th round both the leader’s games finished with the result. Ushenina wins Vasilkova Svetlana (Russia) and Muzychuk wins Tairova Elena (Russia). At the 7th round the leaders will meet each other.
Kateryna Lahno (Ukraine) has won yet another game. This time – against Baira Kovanova (Russia). Now she has 5 points and is behind the leaders in half point. The same situation have Olga Girya (Russia) who wins the bronze medalist of the World Championship Svetlana Matveeva (Russia), and Anastasia Bodnaruk (Russia) who wins Irina Vasilevich (Russia).
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