Russian Club Chess Championship Print
Wednesday, 02 April 2008 00:00
Russian Club Chess Championship took place in Dagomys, Sochi (Russia) from 1 to 14 April 2008. This championship was the strongest in the history of the Russian team competitions. The tournament system was round robin. First four teams will have the right to participate in the European Club Cup 2008. There was a restriction in the championship to the ``legionnaires`` - each team was allowed to state no more than three foreigners.

Russian Club Chess Championship was taking place in Dagomys, Sochi (Russia) from 1 to 14 April 2008. This championship was the strongest in the history of the Russian team competitions. The tournament system was round robin. First four teams will have the right to participate in the European Club Cup 2008. There was a restriction in the championship to the ``legionnaires`` - each team was allowed to state no more than three foreigners.

The winner-team consisted of Grandmasters: Teimour Radjabov, Alexei Shirov, Gata Kamsky, Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Malakhov, Vladimir Akopian, Alexey Dreev, and Alexander Motylev. The average rating of the team was 2700.


Final Standings:

Rnk Team
Pts
B.-pts
1 Ural Yekaterinburg
17
39.5
2 Economist 1 Saratov
15
37.0
3 TPS Saransk
14
37.0
4 Finek St Petersburg
14
35.5
5 Spasio-Swiss Moscow
12
34.5
6 Shatar Buryatia
12
34.0
7 64 Moscow
11
32.0
8 SHSM Moscow
10
33.5
9 Tomsk 400 Tomsk
10
31.0
10 Politekhnik Nizhny Tagil
9
31.0
11 South Ural Chelyabinsk
5
27.5
12 Economist 2 Saratov
3
23.5
 
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