Russian Men’s Championship

Nepomniachtchi, Ian vs. Vitiugov, Nikita

The 67th Russian Men’s Championship Superfinal is a 10-player all-play-all tournament taking place in the Kazan Kremlin from 28 November to 7 December, with one rest day on 3 December. The event is organised by the Russian Chess Federation and the Timchenko Foundation with support from the Republic of Tatarstan. 7-time Russian Champion Peter Svidler will be defending his title. The time control is 90 minutes/40 moves + 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30 second increment from move 1. Draws are not allowed before move 40. In case of a tie for first place two 15 minute + 10 second rapid games will, if necessary, be followed by a 5 vs. 4 minute Armageddon game where a draw counts as a win for Black.

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