Tournaments

(Unofficial) Gomoku World Championship  |  Photos (10)  |  Games (40)
Russia, Saint Petersburg, December 1986 (12-28 - 12-30), Gomoku - pro rule

The tournament took place in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg). It was declared as the Gomoku World Championship but later after the foundation of RIF it had started to be considered as unofficial.

During the meeting some preparation document for the foundation of RIF was signed by Soviet and Sweden sides.

Swiss system, 8 double rounds were played. Time limit was 20 mins per game.
Final Standings:

1. Sergey Chernov (USSR) 13
2. Stefan Jansson (Sweden) 12
3. Jan Palmgren (Sweden) 11 (76.5)
4. Alexander Ivanov (USSR) 11 (75)
5. Victor Kaufman (USSR) 10.5 (80.5)  
6. Vadim Basin (USSR) 10.5 (63.5)
7. Sergey Nekludov (USSR) 10 (71)
8. Stefan Moller (Sweden) 10 (68.5)
9. Alexander Zile (USSR) 9 (77.5)
10. Mikhail Lomakin (USSR) 9 (70.5)
11. Tommy Maltell (Sweden) 9 (68.5)
12. Stefan Karlsson (Sweden) 9 (68)
13. Sergey Bondar (USSR) 9 (66.5)
14. Igor Galkin (USSR) 9 (63)
15. Tomas Hagenfors (Sweden) 9 (59)
16. Igor Doroshkevich (USSR) 8.5 (66.5)
17. Ante Carlsson (Sweden) 8 (67)
18-19. Krister Lorentsson (Sweden) 8 (64)
18-19. Stepan Galamay (USSR) 8 (64)
20. Mikhail Ivanov (USSR) 8 (62.5)
21. Andrey Glibka (USSR) 7.5
22. Peter Jonsson (Sweden) 7 (68.5)
23. Stefan Dios (Sweden) 7 (67.5)
24. Aman Abilkenov (USSR) 7 (62)
25. Bogdan Karas (USSR) 7 (61.5)
26. Valentin Radkov (Bulgaria) 7 (56)
27. A. Mishchenko (USSR) 7 (51)
28. Goran Hestner (Sweden) 6 (65)
29. Nikolay Skonda (USSR) 6 (57.5)
30. Gunar Tsollenkopf (USSR) 6 (55)
31. Erik Hansson (Sweden) 6 (51)
32. Linus Hugo (Sweden) 6 (50)
33. Bengt Asplund (Sweden) 6 (48)
34. Krister Aldenholt (Sweden) 5
35. Tomas Olsson (Sweden) 4
36. Change Combs (Australia) 0