The 15-years old IM Vladislav Artemiev emerged clear winner of the Kustov Memorial that was held on 25-27th October at the Culture Center in Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.

The tournament was dedicated to memory of B.A.Kustov, the first President of Novokuznetsk Chess Federation. The playing format was 11 round Swiss with the time control 15?+10”.

The tournament is valid for the Rapid Grand Prix 2013 – Cup of Russia.

The reigning Russian Junior Champion Artemiev (from Omsk) completed the event with 9,5/11 points, leaving the second-placed GM Vladimir Belous half a point behind.

Final standings (top finishers):

1. Artemiev Vladislav IM 2595 – 9.5

2. Belous Vladimir GM 2552 – 9


3. Aleksandrov Aleksej GM 2528 – 8.5


4. Belozerov Andrei GM 2578 – 8
5. Bocharov Dmitry GM 2598 – 8
6. Volkov Sergey GM 2631 – 8
7. Dvoirys Semen I. GM 2518 – 8
8. Jumabayev Rinat GM 2598 – 8
9. Fatkhutdinov Gafiyat FM 2358 – 8
10. Yuffa Daniil FM 2433 – 8
11. Shinkevich Vitaly IM 2473 – 8


12. Gutov Andrey GM 2400 – 7.5
13. Nevostrujev Vladimir GM 2480 – 7.5
14. Yudin Sergei GM 2635 – 7.5
15. Vlassov Nikolai IM 2441 – 7.5
16. Iskusnyh Sergei GM 2513 – 7.5
17. Lavrov Maxim IM 2374 – 7.5
18. Bublei Pavel FM 2328 – 7.5


19. Tsydypov Zhamsaran FM 2485 – 7
20. Sergeev Albert IM 2318 – 7
21. Onischuk Vladimir GM 2666 – 7
22. Bayev Alexander IM 2394 – 7
23. Piskunov Alexandr FM 2306 – 7
24. Sitnikov Dmitrij IM 2504 – 7
25. Kuznesov Andrei FM 2241 – 7

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