Russian Championship Superfinals 2015

8 - 20 August 2015 Evgeny Tomashevsky (7,5 out of 11) and Aleksandra Goriachkina (8 out of 11) became Russian champions-2015.
Tournament format
round-robin
Time control
90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the 1st
Members
I. Lysyj, D. Jakovenko, D. Khismatullin, S. Karjakin, E. Tomashevsky, P. Svidler, N. Vitiugov, V. Artemiev, A. Motylev, I. Bukavshin, I. Khairullin, D. Duvov. V. Gunina, A. Goriachkina, E. Lagno, A. Kosteniuk, N. Pogonina, O. Girya, M. Guseva, A. Kashlinskaya, A. Savina, A. Bodnaruk, E. Kovalevskaya, E. Ovod
Commentators
GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko, WGM Anna Burtasova
Svidler Karjakin Tomashevsky Jakovenko Vitiugov Gunina Goriachkina Kosteniuk Girya Bodnaruk Pogonina VIDEO ARCHIVE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

The Superfinals of the 68th Men's Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women's Russian Chess Championship took place between 8 and 21 August in the city of Chita. The competition was be held by the Russian Chess Federation, Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation and the Zabaykalsky Krai Chess Federation, with support from the Government of the Zabaykalsky Krai. The competition partners were Norilsk Nickel and the Baikalsk Mining Company.

The 2015 Superfinal determined Russia's strongest chess player among the country's reigning champion Igor Lysyj (the Sverdlovsk Region), Dmitry Jakovenko (the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District ― Ugra), Denis Khismatullin (the Republic of Bashkortostan), Sergey Karjakin (Moscow), Evgeny Tomashevsky (the Saratov Region), Peter Svidler, Nikita Vitiugov (both from St. Petersburg), Vladislav Artemiev (the Omsk Region), Alexander Motylev (Moscow), Ivan Bukavshin (the Samara Region), Ildar Khairullin (St. Petersburg), and Daniil Dubov (Moscow).

The women's tournament will be a showdown between the reigning champion Valentina Gunina (Moscow), Alexandra Goriachkina (the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District), Kateryna Lagno, Alexandra Kosteniuk (both from Moscow), Natalija Pogonina (the Saratov Region), Olga Girya (the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District ― Ugra), Ekaterina Kovalevskaya (Moscow), Marina Guseva (the Stavropol Region), Alina Kashlinskaya, Anastasia Savina (both from Moscow), Anastasia Bodnaruk (St. Petersburg), and Evgenija Ovod (the Leningrad Region).

The tournaments' total prize fund - 8 000 000 RUB.



Russian champions-2015 - Evgeny Tomashevsky and Aleksandra Goriachkina.

Results:

Men:

1. E. Tomashevsky - 7,5, 2. S. Karjakin - 7, 3. N. Vitiugov - 6,5, etc.

Women:

1. A. Goriachkina - 8, 2-3. A. Bodnaruk, A. Kosteniuk - 7, etc.