Superfinals, Round 11 - Live!

by ChessBase
10/20/2021 – Going into Wednesday’s final round in the Russian Superfinals, both the open tournament and the women’s championship have a sole leader with a half-point edge over two players sharing second place. In the open, Nikita Vitiugov leads, with Maxim Matlakov and Vladimir Fedoseev standing close behind; among the women, Valentina Gunina is the frontrunner, with her closest chasers being Evgenija Ovod and Polina Shuvalova. | 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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Theochessman Theochessman 10/14/2021 02:14
Miss Goryachkina is doing splendid among the men in the Open section!
3 draws so far against 2700 guys.
That's noteworthy!
My wish is there would be no seperate women tournaments, nor women titles.
There should be no discrimination in Chess!