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Sunday, November 9, 2014

IM Daniil Shkuran wins Yury Privalov Chess Memorial

Hello chess blog friends, the 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial was held from 28th October to 2nd November 2014 in Lviv, a city in western Ukraine. The event was organized in honor of the Ukrainian trainer Yuriy Privalov in a 10-player IM round-robin format with a time control 90′ + 30″. 

IM Daniil Shkuran emerged a clear winner on 7/9 points, followed by IM Petr Golubka with 6.5 points. Third place was shared by WFM Iulija Osmak and Piotr Sabuk on 6 points, but Osmak prevailed on a better tie-break score and took the bronze. The 16-year-old girl fulfilled her last WIM norm. You can see the full standings below and replay the games with triple engine analysis.

Yury Privalov (1958-2007) became a National Master at the age of 28. Later he was a chess trainer in the Lviv Chess School “Дебют” (“Opening”) where many of today’s Ukrainian Grandmasters have been raised. Among Privalov’s students were top players GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko(2710), GM Anna Muzychuk (2548), GM Kateryna Lagno(2530), GM Nazar Firman (2459), IM Mariya Muzychuk(2526), WGM Liza Soloviova (2301).

Final standings:
1 IM Shkuran Daniil 2377 UKR 7
2 IM Golubka Petr 2389 UKR 6,5
3 WFM Osmak Iulija 2246 UKR 6
4 Sabuk Piotr 2303 POL 6
5 FM Terletsky Oleg 2313 UKR 5
6 Smolkov Igor 2354 UKR 4,5
7 IM Buturin Vladimir 2177 UKR 4
8 FM Leshchyshak Igor 2098 BLR 3
9 WFM Warakomska Anna 2223 POL 3
10 Shaydurov Oleg 1987 RUS 0

Please see online transmission games photos videos and results at official site  (Report via FIDE)

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