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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Russian Chess Superfinal 2014 begins Nov 28

Hello chess blog friends, the Russian Chess Superfinal 2014 is set to be played in Kazan from November 28 to December 7. It's going to be a strong field:
Open: Peter Svidler, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Nikita Vitiugov, Igor Lysyj, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Dmitry Jakovenko, Denis Khismatullin, Boris Grachev , Sergey Karjakin and Alexander Morozevich
Women: Valentine Gunina, Alexandra Kosteniuk ,Natalia Pogonina , Olga Girya, Alina Kashlinskaya, Ekaterina Kovalevskaya Oksana Gritsaeva, Aleksandra Goryachkina, Alisa Galliamova and Anastasia Bodnaruk.

This is the 67th edition of the tournament for men and 64th for women. The venue will be the beautiful State Historical and Architectural Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan. The venue has been chosen as part of the special programme 'Chess in Museums' implemented by the Russian Chess Federation and the 
Charitable Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko. The Russian chess superfinal is always a very special chess event as it is the strongest tournament in the strongest chess country of the world!

Start of 1-8 rounds at 15.00 Moscow time, on December 7 last tour will begin at 13.00 Moscow time.
The prize fund will be 7 million roubles. 

You can view the games live via the Russian Chess Federation website link

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