Russian Cup Finals Start in Khanty-Mansiysk

Russian Cup Finals Start in Khanty-Mansiysk

Men and women to play according to knock-out system.

Russian Cup Finals Start in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Russian Cup Finals among men (16 participants) and women (8 participants) take place in Khanty-Mansiysk on December 4-13.

Both tournaments are knock-out events. The match days: open – December 5-12, women – December 5-10.

The prize fund of the open event is 1,200,000 roubles, while women’s prize fund is 400,000 roubles.

Men:

Participants: Artyom Timofeev, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Sarana, Maksim Chigaev, Sergey Volkov, David Paravyan, Maxim Vavulin, Nikita Afanasiev, Alexandr Predke, Andrey Drygalov, Zhamsaran Tsydypov, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Kirill Alekseenko, Dmitry Bocharov, Dmitry Jakovenko, and Aleksey Sorokin.

Women:

Participants: Daria Charochkina, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Daria Voit, Baira Kovanova, Elena Semenova, Marina Guseva, Polina Shuvalova, and Olga Girya.

 

The Russian Cup Finals among men (16 participants) and women (8 participants) take place on December 4-13, 2018, in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Both tournaments are knock-out events. The match days: open – December 5-12, women – December 5-10. Each round consists of two games of 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move for each player. Draw negotiations before the move 40 are not allowed.

In case of a tie, the players proceed to a tie-break, which starts with two rapid chess games (15’+10”). If the rapid games also end in a draw, the match is decided in an Armageddon game – White gets 5 minutes against Black’s 4 minutes, 3 bonus seconds per move for each player are added after the move 61, and a draw counts as a win for Black. There is no match for the third place.

The prize fund of the open event is 1,200,000 roubles, while women’s prize fund is 400,000 roubles.

Chief Arbiter is IA Mikhail Kryukov (Moscow Oblast).

Men:

Participants: Artyom Timofeev, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Sarana, Maksim Chigaev, Sergey Volkov, David Paravyan, Maxim Vavulin, Nikita Afanasiev, Alexandr Predke, Andrey Drygalov, Zhamsaran Tsydypov, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Kirill Alekseenko, Dmitry Bocharov, Dmitry Jakovenko, and Aleksey Sorokin.

Schedule (Moscow time):

05.12.2018    13:00    Round 1 – game 1 06.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break, if needed 07.12.2018    13:00    Round 2 – game 1 08.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break 09.12.2018    13:00    Round 3 – game 1 10.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break 11.12.2018    13:00    Round 4 – game 1 12.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break

Women:

Participants: Daria Charochkina, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Daria Voit, Baira Kovanova, Elena Semenova, Marina Guseva, Polina Shuvalova, and Olga Girya.

Schedule (Moscow time):

05.12.2018    13:00    Round 1 – game 1 06.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break, if needed 07.12.2018    13:00    Round 2 – game 1 08.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break 09.12.2018    13:00    Round 3 – game 1 10.12.2018    10:00    Game 2 and tie-break

 

Russian Women’s Cup Final 2018

The 2018 Russian Women’s Cup Final is an 8-player knockout event taking place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from 5-10 December. The players qualified from events in the Russian Cup series over the last year. The prize fund is 400,000 roubles or about $6,000.ach mini-match consists of two classical games with 90 minutes per player for all moves and a 30-second increment from move 1. If tied two 15 minute + 10 second rapid games are played, and finally Armageddon, where White has 5 minutes to Black’s 4 but a draw counts as a win for Black. INFO:

Russian Cup Final 2018

The 2018 Russian Cup Final is a 16-player knockout event taking place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from 5-12 December. The players qualified from events in the Russian Cup series over the last year. Dmitry Jakovenko is the top seed and the prize fund is 1,200,000 roubles or about $18,000. Each mini-match consists of two classical games with 90 minutes per player for all moves and a 30-second increment from move 1. If tied two 15 minute + 10 second rapid games are played, and finally Armageddon, where White has 5 minutes to Black’s 4 but a draw counts as a win for Black. Official website: INFO: