Memorial Panchenko in Chelyabinsk enters the finish line
In Chelyabinsk, the games of the eighth round were played at the Panchenko memorial. In the open tournament, Vladimir Zakhartsov and Vladislav Nozdrachev are leading with 6.5 each. Mikhail Nikitenko and Denis Lazavik are half a point behind.
In the women’s tournament, Baira Kovanova is ahead with 7 points. Ekaterina Borisova and Daria Voit are one point behind. Participants are waiting for two final rounds.