Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00
Anton Korobov won the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev convincingly, finishing a point ahead of Alexander Areshchenko and Andrei Volokitin. Korobov's 8/11 was good for a 2831 TPR. Top seed Ruslan Ponomariov finished on 4th place with 6/11.
Anton Korobov is the new Ukrainian Champion | Photo © Ukrainian Championship on Facebook
Thursday, August 02, 2012 15:29
Andrei Volokitin is leading the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev after six rounds of play. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Lviv started the tournament with the excellent score of 5/6 and a 2929 performance. Anton Korobov is in second place, a full point behind the leader while Pavel Eljanov and Ruslan Ponomariov are to be found further down the...
Friday, January 06, 2012 12:18
Andrei Volokitin beat Viktor Laznicka in the final of the Donostia-San Sebastian Chess Festival on Thursday. The Ukrainian grandmaster, who won both his games against his opponent from the Czech Republic, received a cheque of €20,000 and an electric bike.
Volokitin on his electric bike | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich
Thursday, January 05, 2012 10:49
Viktor Laznicka (Czech Republic) and Andrei Volokitin (Ukraine) qualified for the final of the San Sebastian-Donostia Chess Festival's A group. Laznicka defeated Alexander Moiseenko (Ukraine) while Volokitin was too strong for Leinier Dominguez Perez (Cuba).
The semi-finals in action | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:14
Top favourites Vugar Gashimov and Ruslan Ponomariov were eliminated in the 5th round of the San Sebastian-Donostia Chess Festival's A group. They lost to Viktor Laznicka and Andrei Volokitin respectively.
Alexander Moiseenkov and Etienne Bacrot in round 5 | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich
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