Russian Championship Superfinal 2019-August 9-23


Russian Championship Superfinal 2019 August 9-23

The 72nd Russian Championship Superfinal is taking place in the cities of Votkinsk and Izhevsk, Russia from 10-22 August 2019. The event is a 12-player round-robin, where the winner receives 1 million roubles (~15,000 dollars) and a Renault car. The top three finishers qualify automatically for next year’s Superfinal.The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. A tie for first place is split by two 15+10 rapid games and, if the score is still tied, a 5 vs. 4 Armageddon game, where Black wins if the game ends in a draw.
The Superfinals of the 72nd Russian Championship and the 69th Russian Women’s Championship will be held in the Udmurt Republic on August 9-23

The Museum Estate of Pyotr Tchaikovsky will be the venue for the Superfinals in Votkinsk on August 9-12, while the International Friendship Centre in Izhevsk will host the event on August 13-23.

Line-up, men:

Vladislav Artemiev (2757)
Nikita Vitiugov (2728)
Maxim Matlakov (2710)
Evgeny Tomashevsky (2706)
Dmitry Jakovenko (2704)
Ernesto Inarkiev (2682)
Vladimir Fedoseev (2671)
Kirill Alekseenko (2668)
Alexander Motylev (2668)
Aleksey Dreev (2662)
Alexey Sarana (2655)
Alexandr Predke (2650).

 

Women’s LIVE

Line-up, women:

Aleksandra Goryachkina (2564)
Alexandra Kosteniuk (2507)
Valentina Gunina (2497)
Alina Kashlinskaya (2491)
Olga Girya (2462)
Natalija Pogonina (2457)
Anastasia Bodnaruk (2429)
Polina Shuvalova (2419)
Elena Tomilova (2376)
Daria Charochkina (2352)
Margarita Potapova (2335)
Zarina Shafigullina (2332).

The opening ceremony will take place on the premises of the Museum Estate of Pyotr Tchaikovsky in Votkinsk.

The organizers are the Russian Chess Federation, Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation, and the Government of the Udmurt Republic. The competition is also supported by Renault Russia Company, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (Rosseti Group), and PhosAgro, the RCF’s partner since 2010. Logistics partner of the Russian Chess Federation is Russian Post.

The tournament is a part of the Chess in Museums program, carried out by the RCF together with Timchenko Foundation since 2012.

Photos: Press service of the Museum Estate of Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Official website of the Russian Chess Federation – http://ruchess.ru/en/
Contact information:
Eteri Kublashvili, Press service of the Russian Chess Federation
Official website:

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