Russian Chess Federation, Chess Federation of Zabaykalsky Krai and the regional Ministry of Culture and Sports signed an agreement to hold the 2015 Russian Superfinal Championships in Chita, the press service of the Zabaykalsky Krai announced.
On 24th January the Governor Konstantin Ilkovsky chaired the first meeting of the working group in order to start the preparation for the event.
“At the present we are working hard to prepare for the competitions. It is expected that famous Russian Grandmasters will visit the regional capital. We remember how Chita hosted the guests during the Student Spring event. Given this experience, we will be able to hold the chess championships at a top level” – the Governor said.
The exact date of the competition is currently being coordinated with the Russian Chess Federation, “Komsomolskaya Pravda” reported.
The official calendar of the Russian Chess Federation is placing the Superfinal between 25th November and 8th December, 2015.