The Superfinals of the 75th Russian Championship and the 72nd Russian Women’s Championship is currently ongoing in the city of Cheboksary. The event is running from the 10th to 23rd September 2022 at the Chuvash State Art Museum.
It is part of the Chess in Museums programme carried out by the Chess Federation of Russia and the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation. The venue for the event is the Chuvash State Art Museum.
Vladislav Artemiev (2706), Sanan Sjugirov (2703), Daniil Dubov (2702), Evgeny Tomashevsky (2700), Andrey Esipenko (2678), Evgeniy Najer (2676), Maxim Matlakov (2671), Maksim Chigaev (2641), Aleksandr Rakhmanov (2633), Arseniy Nesterov (2575), Ilia Iljiushenok (2551), and Volodar Murzin (2534).
Ladies Section participants
Valentina Gunina (2469), Natalija Pogonina (2453), Alisa Galliamova (2421), Olga Girya (2395), Leya Garifullina (2375), Alina Bivol (2366), Marina Guseva (2363), Daria Charochkina (2348), Evgenija Ovod (2323), Ekaterina Goltseva (2275), Mariya Yakimova (2252), and Yana Zhapova (2205).
The Opening Ceremony and the drawing of lots took place in the concert hall of the Chuvash State Philharmonic Hall on 10 September. A few photos of the opening ceremony are shown below.
The tournaments are 11-round all-play-all events. The match days are 11th to16th and 18th to 22nd September 2022. The rest day is 17th September 2022. The games will start at 3 PM Moscow time.
The total guaranteed prize fund is 11 million rubles (USD 180,000) with 7 million rubles (USD 110,000) in the Open Section and 4 million rubles (USD 70,000) in the Ladies Section
Traditionally, a day of a social programme is organised during the Superfinals. On this day, well known grandmasters give simuls and master classes to young chess players and veterans.
The Superfinals are organised by the Chess Federation of Russia (CFR) with support of the Russian Ministry of Sport, the Government of the Chuvash Republic, and the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation.
The Russian Chess Federation (CFR)s’ general partner is PhosAgro. The tournament partners are Aeroflot, Akkond, Gazprombank, and Locko-Bank.
Text by Russian Chess Federation and photos by Eteri Kublashvili.
Tournament on Chess-Results (Open).
Tournament on Chess-Results (Women).
74th Russian Superfinals & 71st Russian Women’s Championship.