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  • 1-st stage of Tallinna MK club rapid chess tournament series.

  • 1-st stage of Estonian Chess Federation classical chess series

  • Aksel Rei memorial rapid chess tournament, Tartu


Vector chess club tournament results 22-23.02.2020

This past weekend, February 22-23 our club has organized rapid and blitz chess tournaments in Tallinn Paul Keres Chess House. The rapid tournament attracted 62 participants – a great result considering it was our first tournament ever! It is a pleasure to note the success of Sofia Blokhin, the first winner in our tournament history – she took the first place in tournament A with a score of 6.5 out of 7. Well done! Second place was won by woman international master Monika Tsiganova (Chess club Areng). Third place went to Nikita Rychagov (Malekool 64). The prize for the best female result was won by Eva Shadrina (Tallinna MK), Matvei Savinov (Areng) took the price for the best U-18 performance, and Evgeny Mogilny was the best veteran

Rapid tournament А


In tournament B (Estonian rapid rating under 1500) the winner was Roman Stepanov (Vabaettur), scoring 6 points out of 7.  Roman Kasak (Vanad Olümpiaalad) was second.  Daniel Bogovich took the third place. Sofiya Orlova, our club player, was awarded the best female prize. Congratulations to the winners!

Rapid tournament B


18 players took part in the blitz tournament. The Estonian Chess Federation organized live broadcasts of the first four tables.

Tarmo Tuul (T. Truusi Mkk) took the first place with a score of 9.5 out of 11. Second place winner was Andres Karba (Tartu Kalev). Third place winner – Marti Medar (T. Truusi Mkk). The best female prize was awarded to Sophia Blokhin. Congratulations to the winners!

In the  under 1500 rating category Kaarel Oim (Tartu Kalev) won first place, gaining a very respectful 6 out of 11 points. Runner-up was Ilya Snitsarenko (Vabaettur). Third place went to Kertu Karba (Tartu Kalev). The best girl award was given to our club player Maria Helena Rudiger. Congratulations!

Blitz tournament

Many thanks to all the participants, we hope you enjoyed our tournaments! Vector chess club thanks Estonian Chess Federation and our sponsor for technical and informative support. See you soon in the next competitions!

“Tallinn 2020” youth classical chess series, second stage

The second stage of “Tallinn 2020” youth classical chess series has concluded. In tournament A,  overall second place went to Sofia Blokhin with a score of 5 points out of 6. The winner of the stage was Nikita Rychagov from Malekool 64. In tournament B, the prize for the best result among girls was won by Sofiya Orlova. The winner of the tournament B was  Artyom Alekseev from Vabaettur chess club. Congratulations!

Many thanks to the series organizer Monika Tsiganova and referee Askold Nassar for the impeccable organization of both tournaments and a rare opportunity for us to play classical chess at home with calculation of international rating.

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