29 November 2018
Participants of Russian Cup and Rapid Grand Prix Finals Announced
Events to be held in Khanty-Mansiysk.
The finalists of the Russian Cup and Rapid Grand Prix of Russia are determined. Both events will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk.
The final tournament of the Rapid Grand Prix of Russia (Top 16) will be held from November 30 till December 4.
16 participants will play a round-robin event. Time control: 15 minutes plus 10 second per each move starting from move one.
Participants: Pavel Pontkatov, Dmitry Kryakvin, Dmitry Kokarev, Ilia Iljushenok, Dmitry Bocharov, Maksim Chigaev, Alexander Morozevich, Sergei Yudin, Mikhail Demidov, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Sanan Sjugirov, Tatiana Maletina, Alexey Sarana, Aleksandra Maltsevskaya, Polina Shuvalova, and Nikolai Kabanov.
The Final of the Russian Cup among men is a knock-out event which will take place on December 4-13.
Participants: Artyom Timofeev, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Sarana, Maksim Chigaev, Sergey Volkov, David Paravyan, Maxim Vavulin, Nikita Afanasiev, Alexandr Predke, Andrey Drygalov, Zhamsaran Tsydypov, Aleksei Pridorozhni, Kirill Alekseenko, Dmitry Bocharov, Dmitry Jakovenko, and Aleksey Sorokin.
The Final of the Russian Cup among women is a knock-out event which will take place on December 4-11.
Participants: Daria Charochkina, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Daria Voit, Baira Kovanova, Elena Semenova, Marina Guseva, Polina Shuvalova, and Olga Girya.