Tournaments

Moscow Championship  |  Games (51)
Russia, Moscow, December 2010 (10-23 - 12-26), Rejection rule

The tournament was playing by the rejection system (before the start of a game players alternately rejected opening rules until only one set of opening rules was remained). Opening rules were Sakata, Taraguchi, Yamaguchi. Kyu players could not demand RIF rules this time.

This time the schedule was more tough than usually so four games were not played. Technical results:
Round 2 Tikhomirov - Shubin -:+
Round 5 Nikonova - Sinitsyn +:-
Round 13 Makarov - Nikonova +:-
Round 13 Sadelov - Sinitsyn +:-

The dynamic tournament table (in Russian):
http://renjuclub.ru/mc2010.htm

PlParticipant1234567891011PtsCoef
1Tarannikov 111111111110.
2Nikonov0 101½11111.
3Makarov00 1½+01111.
4Golosov010 11001½124.25
5Sirategyan00½0 ½½111118.5
6Nikonova0½-0½ 1+1015.
7Tarasevich0011½0 0011.
8Sinitsyn00010-1 01-312.5
9Tikhomirov00000011 -139.5
10Shubin000½0100+ 0.
11Sadelov0000000+01 2.


Yuriy Tarannikov won Moscow Championship for the fourth time but for the first time with 100% result. His longest game had only 30 moves.

Opening statistics:

All games       51
Taraguchi rules 34 (67%)
Sakata rules    14 (27%)
Yamaguchi rules  3 (6%)

Five fifth alternative moves were made only in 1 (3%) of 34 games by Taraguchi rules. In 2 of 3 games by Yamaguchi rules only one fifth move was declared. So, fifth alternative moves were played only in 2 (4%) of 51 games: Nikonov - Golosov (5) and Tarannikov - Nikonova (6).

In 51 games 21 (81%) of 26 openings were played.

Openings appearance:

9 d13
8 d5
6 d3
4 d10
3 d7
2 i1, i5, d1, d4, d8
1 i4, i7, i8, i9, i10, i11, i12, d2, d6, d9, d11
0 i2, i3, i6, i13, d12

Indirect openings were played only in 11 (22%) of 51 games.