Yuri Balashov

Championships of Russia among veterans continue

Before the final round, Vladimir Ponfilenok leads the men’s tournament with 6 out of 8. Yuri Balashov is half a point behind, Sergey Ionov and Valery Loginov are one point behind. The women are ahead of Galina Strutinskaia, Tatiana Bogumil, Irina Mikhaylova and Tatiana Ivanova, who scored 5.5 points each. Technical results