Chess Profi – U12 winners

UPDATE: On May 5th 2021, Chess Profi made another triumph in U12 League. Read report.

Winning lineup: Roman Rachikhin, Fedor Antipov, İlyas Timushev, Yury Puchkov, Timur Erdanov, Artem Vegera, Uliana Dudkina, Arseniy Makarchik, Igor Kuznetsov, Dmitrii Vasilkin, Viacheslav Mikhalev, Tikhon Mishkorudnyi, Georgiy Smirnov, Vladislav Golota, Daniil Nikitin, Andrey Andronov, Daniel Balashov, Zlata Elonova, Denis Tyurin, Nailia Zaripova, Artem Vavilov, Elizaveta Sorvanova, Maksim Balgurin, Artem Kuryanov, Ekaterina Afanasyeva, Evgeniy Zhukov, Christian Balashov.


Chess Profi (St. Petersburg, Russia) achieved their first win in the top U12 League, played on April 21, 2021. Very strong lineups on Wednesday set the stage for a great fight and it was a pleasure to follow… Read report.

Winners from St. Petersburg came close to victory in the previous edition. As in U12, Chess Profi was successfully competing in other Worldwide events, especially in the U8 category, which they managed to win five times.

Chess Profi U12 winning lineup:

  • Ivan Zhukov
  • Nazar Demyanenkov
  • İlyas Timushev
  • Uliana Dudkina
  • Denis Tyurin
  • Aleksander Kozlov
  • Roman Vepreychuk
  • Andrey Kuznetsov
  • Ivan Chervinskiy
  • Arseniy Makarchik
  • Timur Erdanov
  • Andrey Andronov
  • Igor Kuznetsov
  • Elonova Zlata
  • Georgiy Smirnov
  • Tikhon Mishkorudnyi
  • Maxim Balgurin
  • Daniel Balashov
  • Ekaterina Afanasyeva
  • Daniil Nikitin
  • Roman Rachikhin
  • Evgeniy Zhukov
  • Vladislav Golota

Team leaders: Mikhail Chernyuk and Oleg Papayan.

Notable players’ successes: Rachikhin Roman is the Champion of the city of St. Petersburg in blitz among children born in 2011 and younger.
Afanasyeva Ekaterina is the bronze medalist of the St. Petersburg Classic Championship among children born in 2011 and younger.
Igor Kuznetsov has the highest rating in the city of St. Petersburg in 2012 in rapid.
Arseny Makarchik recently participated in the Higher League of the Russian Championship in Akvaloo among children born in 2011 and younger. And took 2nd place among chess players from St. Petersburg.