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Chigaev, Dubov and Artemiev leading the Russian Superfinals after 5 rounds

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

75th Russian Chess Championship Superfinals LIVE games / 72nd Russian Women’s Chess Championship Superfinal LIVE games

75th Russian Chess Championship Superfinals; Photo by Eteri Kublashvili
GM Daniil Dubov; Photo by Eteri Kublashvili

Rankings after 5 played rounds – 75th Russian Chess Championship Superfinal:

Rk NameFEDPtsTb1Tb2Tb3
1GMChigaev Maksim FID336.250
2GMDubov Daniil RUS326.250
3GMArtemiev Vladislav RUS3260
4GMNajer Evgeniy RUS2.536.750
 GMMatlakov Maxim RUS2.536.750
 GMSjugirov Sanan RUS2.536.750
 GMIljiushenok Ilia RUS2.536.750
8GMEsipenko Andrey FID2.526.50.5
 GMTomashevsky Evgeny RUS2.526.50.5
10IMMurzin Volodar RUS2.525.50
 GMRakhmanov Aleksandr RUS2.525.50
12GMNesterov Arseniy FID132.50

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