The Superfinals of the 75th Russian Chess Championship and the 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship are simultaneously taking place in Cheboksary from 10-23 September. The events are being held at the Chuvash State Art Museum, being held as part of the Chess in Museums program carried out by the Chess Federation of Russia and the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation.
The Superfinals of the 75th Russian Chess Championship are played as a 12-player round robin tournament with Vladislav Artemiev, Daniil Dubov, Andrey Esipenko, Sanan Sjugirov, Maxim Matlakov, Evgeny Najer, Maksim Chigaev, Aleksandr Rakhmanov, Ilia Iljiushenok, Arseniy Nesterov, Evgeny Tomashevsky and Volodar Murzin in the field.
After five played rounds, Maksim Chigaev, Daniil Dubov and Vladislav Artemiev emerged on the top scoring 3/5 points. Scroll down for rankings after 5 played rounds
Rankings after 5 played rounds – 75th Russian Chess Championship Superfinal: