19th Poikovsky Karpov Chess Tournament


The 19th Poikovsky Karpov Chess Tournament is taking place from 27th May to 5th June, 2018, in Poikovsky, a town in Khanty-Mansiysk region of Russia.

The event will be a 10-player round-robin chess tournament with the time control 100’/40 moves + 50’ + 30”.

The 19th edition of this prestigious chess competition features a mix of the young Russian stars and experienced foreign Grandmasters.


Ian Nepomniachtchi RUS 2751

Dmitry Jakovenko RUS 2735 (winner in 2007 and 2012)

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2707

Vladimir Fedoseev RUS 2706

Vladislav Artemiev RUS 2704

Boris Gelfand ISR 2695

Anton Korobov UKR 2678 (winner in 2015 and 2016)

Vladislav Kovalyov BLR 2650

Emil Sutovsky ISR 2647 (winner in 2017)

Viorel Bologan MDA 2610 (winner in 2000, 2001, co-winner in 2005)