Jul 042016

The Russian “Higher League”, which finished 1st July and was played in Kolomna, is a strong tournament and a qualifier for the “Superfinal”, the Russian Championship. Grandmaster Grigoriy Oparin, who turned 19 during the tournament, won with 6.5/9, half-a-point ahead of the field. He and four more players qualified for the “Superfinal”.
Grigoriy Oparin wins Russian "Higher League"
Source: Chess News