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6th Femida Chess Tournament – Cup of Governor of Kharkiv region

23-26th November at the National Law Academy of Ukraine

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From November 23rd to November 26th the traditional chess tournament “Femida – Cup of Governor of Kharkiv region -2010″ will take place in the Palace of Students of the National Law Academy of Ukraine named by Yaroslav the Wise.

The four best Ukrainian professional chess clubs will take part in the event: “Law Academy” Kharkiv (Ukrainian champion 2000, 2004, 2005), “PVK – Kievchess ” Kiev (bronze medalist of 2009 European Club Championship, the champion of Ukraine in 2007, 2008, 2009), “A Dan Dzo – PGMB”, Chernigov (bronze medalist of the European Club Championship in 2010, the champion of Ukraine 2010) and “Rovenskie lesnie zubry” Rovno (vice-champion of Ukraine 2010).

Among the participants: two-times winners of the World Chess Olympiads (2004, 2010) Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Eljanov and Alexander Moiseenko, Olympic champion in 2004 Andrei Volokitin, a leader of the Georgian national team Baadur Jobava, a World Champion in the team championship Vladimir Baklan, silver medalists of the World Intellectual Games Valery Aveskulov and Anton Korobov and the other elite Ukrainian and foreign Grandmasters.

The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held in the Palace of Students on November 23 at 13.00. The games will be held daily from 14.00 to 19.00, from 23rd to 25th November. Closing ceremony and awarding of the winners will be held on 26th November at 15.00. Live coverage of the games on www.chesslaw.org.ua/Eng from 14 p.m.

“LAW ACADEMY”, KHARKIV

Eljanov Pavel

International Grandmaster, 2742

The member of Olympic and national teams of Ukraine from 2003. 2 times Olympic champion (2004 and 2010), the winner of 5-th stage of FIDE Grand Prix (Astrakhan, 2010), the participant of World Cups 2005, 2007 and 2009, the winner of European Club Cup as a member of Economist-SGSEU, Saratov, Russia (2009 and 2010); bronze medal winner of European Team Championship (2009). Winner and prize winner of many international tournaments in Montreal, Wijk-an-Zee, Poljanica, Linares, Ubeda and others.

Moiseenko Alexander

International Grandmaster, 2670

The member of Olympic and national team of Ukraine from 2002. 2 times Olympic champion (2004 and 2010), the participant of World Cups (2005, 2007), the participant of World Cup ACP (2009, 2010), the winner of European Club Cup as a member of Economist-SGSEU, Saratov, Russia (2009 and 2010); the winner of Open Canadian Championship (2003), the winner of 1-st and 6-th Rector Cup. The winner and prize winner of many international tournaments in Warsaw, Toronto, Santa-Domingo, Saint-Peterburg and others.

Zherebukh Yaroslav

International Grandmaster, 2573

Junior Ukrainian champion (2005-2007), the winner of World Youth Olympiad under 16 (2006), the winner of Dvorkovich’s Cup (2009), the winner of “The Young World Stars” (2010). The winner and prize winner of many international tournaments in Cappelle, Budapest, Tuluza and others.

Kovchan Alexander

International Grandmaster, 2561

European Champion as a member of the Ukrainian Youth Team (2000). Silver medal (1998) and bronze medal (1997) winner at World Youth Olympiads. Bronze medal winner of the European Youth Championship (1998). The participant of 7 World Championships, 4 European Championships, 4 World Youth Olympiads and 11 Youth Ukrainian Championships. 5 times Ukrainian Youth Champion (1993, 1995 (rapid), 1997, 1999, 2001) and 4 times bronze medal winner (1994, 1995, 1998, 2002). Prize winner and participant of international tournaments that were held in Spain, France, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands and others.

Firman Nazar

International Grandmaster, 2551

European Champion as a member of the Ukrainian Youth Team (2001). 3 times Ukrainian Youth winner, Champion and prize winner of Ukrainian Club Championships. The winner and prize winner of many international tournaments

Brodsky Michail

International Grandmaster, 2549

Ukrainian Champion of 1990, Champion and prize winner of Ukrainian Club Championships. The winner and prize winner of many international tournaments

Aveskulov Valeriy

International Grandmaster, 2538

2nd in the World Rapid Youth Championship under 12 (1998). Ukrainian Champion of 2007. Champion and medal winners of many Ukrainian Youth Championships. Silver medal and 2 times bronze medal winner at the 1st World Sports Mind Games (2008). The winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

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Alexander Ipatov

Ipatov Alexander

International Master, 2514

2nd on Ukrainian Youth Championships (2003, 2007, 2008). The best junior player on European Rapid Championship (2008). The winner of international blitz-marathon (Sofia, 2010). The winner of International rapid tournament in Ulota (Spain, 2009). 2nd on the international tournament in Le-Man (France, 2008), 3rd on the international tournament in Sabadella (Spain, 2009). The participant and prize winner of many other international tournaments.

Onischuk Vladimir

International Master, 2505

European Champion under 10 (2001). Bronze medal winner of World Championship under 16 (2006). Silver medal winner of European Championship under 12 (2003), the winner of World Youth Olympiad under 16 (2006), Ukrainian Champion under 12 (2003), Silver medal winner of Ukrainian championship under 12 (2001, 2002), under 16 (2006). Bronze medal winner of Ukrainian championship under 10 (2001).

“PVK – KIEVCHESS”, KIEV

Ponomariov Ruslan

International Grandmaster, 2744

16th World Champion, 2 times Olympic champion (2004 and 2010), World Champion as a member of Ukrainian National Team (2001), silver medal and bronze medal winner of World Olympiads (1998, 2000). Vice-champion of Europe (2001). Champion and medal winner of Ukrainian Club Championships, winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Donostia Ponomariov

Ruslan Ponomariov

Miroshnichenko Evgenij

International Grandmaster, 2670

Ukrainian Champion (2003, 2008). The member of Ukrainian national team. Champion and medal winner of Ukrainian Club Championships, winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Areshchenko Alexander

International Grandmaster, 2661

European and World Youth Champion. The member of Ukrainian national team. Ukrainian Champion (2005), Champion and medal winner of Ukrainian Club Championships, winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Kuzubov Yuriy

International Grandmaster, 2633

Ukrainian Youth Champion (2001, 2002, 2004 and 2006), silver medal winner of World Youth Olympiad (2002, 2003), bronze medal winner of World Youth Championship (2004), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Baklan Vladimir

International Grandmaster, 2613

World Champion as a member of Ukrainian National Team (2001), bronze medal winner of World Olympiad (2000), Ukrainian Champion (1998), Champion and medal winner of Ukrainian Club Championships winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Nyzhnyk Illya

International Master, 2535

European Youth Champion under 12 (2007) and under 16 (2008), silver medal winner of World Youth Championship under 12 (2006). Ukrainian Champion under 16 (2008), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

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Baadur Jobava

“A DAN DZO – PGMB “, CHERNIGOV

Jobava Baadur

International Grandmaster, 2707

The first board of Georgian National Team. Bronze medal (2009) and silver medal (2010) winner of European Championships, 6th times participated in the World chess Olimpiad, winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Korobov Anton

International Grandmaster, 2684

2 times silver medal and bronze medal winner of the 1st World Sports Mind Games (2008). Ukrainian Champion (2001), European Champion as a member of the Ukrainian Youth Team (2001). Winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Volokitin Andrei

International Grandmaster, 2676

Olympic Champion (2004), Ukrainian Champion (2004), bronze medal winner of European Team Championship (2009), the participant of World Cups (2005, 2007), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Zhigalko Sergei

International Grandmaster, 2665

The first board of the Belarusian National Team, World vice-champion under 20 (2009). Winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Azarov Sergei

International Grandmaster, 2601

The member of Olympic and national Belarusian team. Belarusian Champion (2001, 2002), World vice-champion under 20 (2003), 7 times Belarusian youth champion (1992-1998), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Nosenko Alexander

International Master, 2523

Many times Champion of city Chernigov, Ukrainian Club Championship winner (2010). Winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

“ROVENSKIE LESNIE ZUBRY”, ROVNO

Kravtsiv Martyn

International Grandmaster, 2566

The champion of the 1st World Sports Mind Games (2008). The winner of World Youth Olympiad under 16 (2006), silver medal winner of European Youth Championship (2007), 3 times Ukrainian youth champion (2000, 2004, 2008), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Pavlov Sergey

International Master, 2530

Ukrainian Champion (2010), bronze medal winner of European Youth Championship (2006), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

Iakymov Volodymyr

International Master, 2494

Ukrainian Champion (2009), European Youth Champion (2001), participant of many international tournaments.

Ivanov Oleg

International Master, 2494

Vice-champion of Ukrainian Club Championship (2010), winner and prize winner of many international tournaments.

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