The Superfinals of the 73rd Russian championship and the 70th Russian women's championship are held from the 4th of December (arrival) till the 17th of December (departure) in the Central Chess Club in Moscow.
The tournament is a part of the Chess in Museums programme, which has been carried out by the Chess Federation of Russia and the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Foundation since 2012.
Lineup, men (Ratings as of 01.12.2020):
Ian Nepomniachtchi (2784), Sergey Karjakin (2752), Peter Svidler (2723), Nikita Vitiugov (2720), Vladislav Artemiev (2711), Daniil Dubov (2702), Maxim Matlakov (2698), Andrey Esipenko (2686), Vladimir Fedoseev (2674), Maksim Chigaev (2619), Mikhail Antipov (2611), and Aleksey Goganov (2594).
Lineup, women (Ratings as of 01.12.2020):
Aleksandra Goryachkina (2593), Alina Kashlinskaya (2494), Natalija Pogonina (2474), Alexandra Kosteniuk (2471), Olga Girya (2464), Polina Shuvalova (2456), Valentina Gunina (2451), Alisa Galliamova (2438), Marina Guseva (2359), Leya Garifullina (2348), Tatyana Getman (2302), and Yulia Grigorieva (2290).
The events are 11-round all-play-all tournaments.
The match days are December 5-10 and 12-16. December 11 is a rest day. All rounds begin at 3 PM (Moscow time).
In case of a tie for the 1st place by two or more participants, an additional rapid competition is played to determine the winner.
Total prize fund is 10 million rubles.
The organisers are the Chess Federation of Russia and the Timchenko Foundation. The tournament is supported by the Russian Ministry of Sports. The general sponsor of the Russian national teams is the Federal Grid Company Unified Energy System (FGC UES). The CFR general partner is PhosAgro.