::  Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament 2006

The International Chess Open Festival "Aeroflot Open 2006" took place in Moscow from 7 February (day of arrival) to 17 February 2006 (day of departure). The official hotel and tournament venue was hotel "Gamma" belonging to the Tourist Complex "Ismailovo".
The Organizers of the Festival are "Aeroflot-Russian Airlines", the Association of Chess Federations and the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Committee on Tourism of the Municipality of Moscow.

Winner of the event (Group A1) is the Georgian GM Baadur Jobava who shared the 1st place with Viktor Bologan, Krishnan Sasikiran and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov having scored 6.5/9 pts.

The festival consisted of four tournaments. Each tournament was a nine rounds Swiss Tournament. The total prize fund of the four tournaments was 175 000 USD.

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