Russian Championship Superfinal 2018

Tournament format
round robin
Time control
Nepomniachtchi (2768), Jakovenko (2748), Vitiugov (2730), Andreikin (2710), Fedoseev (2707), Tomashevsky (2702), Dubov (2691), Kosteniuk (2559), Goryachkina (2535), Gunina (2528), Pogonina (2469) and others
GM Alexander Morozevich, GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko

The Superfinals of 71st Russian men's championship and 68th Russian women's championship will take place from 24th August till 6th September 2018 in Satka, Chelyabinsk Oblast. The tournament is a part of the Chess in Museums program, carried out by the RCF together with Timchenko Foundation since 2012. Total prize fund is 9,000,000 roubles. Besides, the winners of both men's and women's tournaments will also receive a special prize – bright and stylish city crossover Renault Kaptur. The tournaments are round-robin events with 11 rounds. The default time is 15 minutes. If a player arrives at his/her place after a chess clock was started, but within first 15 minutes, he/she shall be fined at a rate of 10,000 roubles.