Tournaments

The 1st USSR Gomoku Championship, High League   |  Photos (2)  |  Games (12)
Russia, Moscow, May 1989 (05-13 - 05-19), Gomoku - experimental rule

Opening rules were the rules with 5th and 7th alternative moves. These rules were the official rules for Soviet/Russian gomoku tournaments from fall of 1988 till 1994:

- The black player puts the first move in the centre of the board.
- The white player puts the 2nd move within 5x5 central square.
- The black player puts the 3rd move outside 5x5 central square.
- The white player puts the 4th move anywhere on board.
- The black player puts two non-symmetrical 5th moves on the board.
- The white player chooses one 5th and plays the 6th move.
- The black player puts two non-symmetrical 7th moves on the board.
- The white player chooses one 7th and plays the 8th move.

ParticipantCity12345678910111213PtsPlace
GalkinMoscow 11101000001059
PristanskyLviv0 10000000011313
MalyshevMoscow00 0011100½½158
Drozdov V.Pervouralsk011 10½000½00411
TarannikovMoscow1110 1½11½01191
LomakinTyumen01010 1½½110175
GitisMoscow110½½0 1101½07
DemidovRiga11010½0 0½001510
Ivanov AlexeyMoscow11110½01 11012
KaufmanMoscow1111½01½0 00176
ChernovMoscow11½½100101 1183
BarskyMinsk00½101½1110 174
PopovichenkoBalvi100100100000 312