The Team Real has won the Round Robin stage of Slava Cup in Moskow, the “Top 8” event. In the pair tourney, that is the Top 36 in IMP format, the five leading pairs after seven out of fifteen round are the following: Eldad Ginossar and Ron Pachtman (329, Israele); Tatyana Ponomareva and Aleksandr Garkaviy (303, Russia); Viktor Mihajlenko and Nikolaj Neskoromnyj (299, Ukraina); Ehud Fredlander and Inon Liran (298, Israele); Aleksandr Matyuskin and Aleksandr Ryskin (295, Russia).
In the Teams tourney (Top 8), Monaco had taken the lead, but in the very last match they have been surpassed by Real, so slipping in second position. Last is Stoichkov, with the third Italian pair Duboin-Sementa.
Norberto Bocchi and Agustin Madala, of the team Real, are leading the Butler.
Here the complete ranking; the first four go on to the knock-out stage with carry-over; the other four will play consolation touney.
Agustin Madala, Alexander Dubinin, Andrey Gromov, Evgueni Gladysh, Mikhail Krasnosselski, Norberto Bocchi
Franck Multon, Fulvio Fantoni, Geir Helgemo, Henri Fissore, Claudio Nunes,
White Bears 110
Bas Drijver, Bauke Muller, Dmitrij Serov, Simon de Wijs, Sjoert Brink, Viktorija Gromova
Israel 108 (Last of the qualified teams)
Alon Birman, Dror Padon, Ilan Herbst, Lotan Fisher, Ophir Herbst, Ron Schwartz
Andrey Arlovich, Erikas Vainikonis, Jacek Kalita, Michal Klukowski, Michal Nowosadzki, Piotr Zatorski
Jan Selberg, Jonas Pettersson, Krister Ahlesved, Olle Wademark
Diyan Danailov, Jerry Stamatov, Ivan Nanev, Rosen Gunev
Antonio Sementa, Giorgio Duboin, Ivan Semenov, Vadim Kholomeev, Vitold Sliva, Yury Khiuppenen
February 23, 2013