Superfinals - Round 11

by ChessBase
10/20/2021 – All but one game in both sections of the Russian Superfinals finished drawn in Wednesday’s final round, and the one decisive game (which was played in the open section) did not alter the situation at the top of the standings table. Thus, Nikita Vitiugov and Valentina Gunina, who were the sole leaders after the penultimate round, were crowned as the 2021 Russian chess champions. | Follow the action live starting at 12.00 CEST (6.00 ET, 15.30 IST)

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Round 11

Both tournaments are 12-player single round robins. The match days are October 9-14 and October 16-20.

The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move from the first move.

The total guaranteed prize fund is 11 million rubles: 7 million rubles in the open section and 4 million rubles in the women’s tournament.  

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Live games and commentary

Open tournament


Women’s tournament


Commentary by GMs Aleksandr Shimanov and Evgenij Miroshnichenko

Current standings

Open tournament


Women’s tournament



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