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Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

The Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women is taking place from 28th November to 8th December at the Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko, with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. The total prize fund is 118,000 EUR.

Superfinal is a continuation of the program “Chess in Museums” launched on the initiative of the RCF President Andrei Filatov.

Kazan Kremlin

Kazan Kremlin

Participants, men:
Peter Svidler (7-times Russian Champion)
Ian Nepomniachtchi
Nikita Vitiugov
Igor Lysyj
Vadim Zvjagintsev
Dmitry Jakovenko
Denis Khismatullin
Boris Grachev
Sergey Karjakin
Alexander Morozevich

Participants, women:
Valentina Gunina
Alexandra Kosteniuk
Natalija Pogonina
Olga Girya
Alina Kashlinskaya
Ekaterina Kovalevskaya
Oksana Gritsayeva
Aleksandra Goryachkina
Alisa Galliamova
Anastasia Bodnaruk

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