The St.Petersburg Champion GM
became the winner of
the 5th stage Russia Cup - 2001. We congratulate our active commentator and
wish him next successes!
The White Nights Tournament
which is the 5th stage of the Russia Cup
took place in St. Petersburg, Russia June 8th-17th 2001. 19 GMs 28 IMs and 4
FMs participated. Among them: Shariyazdanov, Andrey 2594 GM RUS, Fominyh, Alexander 2571 GM RUS, Tseshkovsky,
Vitaly 2555 GM RUS, Korotylev, Alexey 2554 GM RUS, Popov, Valerij 2545 GM RUS,
Vaulin, Alexander 2540 GM RUS, Iljushin, Alexei 2536 GM RUS, Iskusnyh, Sergei
2533 GM RUS, Yemelin, Vasily 2522 GM RUS.