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Nepomniachtchi, Goryachkina Win Russian Championships

GM Ian Nepomniachtchi won his second Russian Championship title, exactly 10 years after his first. A quick draw in the final round proved enough after co-leader GM Sergey Karjakin was beaten by GM Daniil Dubov in brilliant style. GM Aleksandra Goryachkina won the women’s tournament, her third, after defeating IM Polina Shuvalova in an armageddon game.How to watch?
The games of the Russian Championship Superfinal can be found here as part of our live platform. The women’s tournament can be found here

It wasn’t clear what would be happening on the final day after one of the leaders drew his game in just a few minutes. Nepomniachtchi was quickly done when GM Maksim Chigaev, with the white pieces, repeated moves in a 6.Be3 Ng4 Najdorf. (Read more). Photo and news:


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