GM Boris Savchenko wins Chess Memorial, Donates Prize to Tseshkovsky Family
GM Boris Savchenko convincingly won the tournament by collecting 7,5/9 points and leaving the nearest follower GM Alexander Galkin a full point behind. Third is Anton Demchenko with 6 points. Mikhail Panarin, Dmitry Kryakvin, Oleg Korneev, Vladimir Malaniuk and Melor Bedia shared 4-8th place.
Boris Savchenko made a nice gesture at the closing ceremony as he donated his prize to Vitaly Tseshkovsky’s widow.
Legendary Russian Grandmaster Vitaly Tseshkovsky passed away on 24th December 2011 in Krasnodar while competing in the Final of Krasnodar Krai Rapid Cup.