Tournaments

Moscow Open  |  Games (35)
Russia, Moscow, June 2009 (06-12 - 06-14), Rejection rule

The tournament was played by the rejection system (before the start of a game players alternately rejected opening rules until only one set of opening rules was remained), 2-3 rounds per day, 60 mins + 30 sec. Opening rules were Soosyrv, Taraguchi, Yamaguchi. If a player had not a dan then he/she could demand the using of RIF (classic) rules.

Opening statistics:
Total 35
Soosyrv 14 (40%)
Yamaguchi 10 (29%)
Taraguchi 7 (20%)
RIF 4 (11%)

Standings:
1. Tarannikov 7
2. P.Makarov 6
3. Nikonov 5
4. Epifanov 4
5. Golosov 3
6. Sirategyan 2.5
7. Tarasevich 2.5
8. Taiblin 2
9. S.Makarov 1.5
10. Shubin 1.5

In parallel the Gomoku tournament was played.
Standings of Gomoku tournament:
1. Kartashev 4
2. Sinitsyn 2 (2 in tie-break)
3. Popov 2 (1 in tie-break)
4. Sadelov 2 (0 in tie-break)
5. Sedov 0
Muratov dnf
Muratova dnf
Chernyshov dnf