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Russian Superfinal 2017

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Monday, 18 December 2017

L2r: Natalia Pogonina, Alexandra Goryachkina, Alina Kashlinskaya
Image courtesy of the official site

The Women's Russian Chess Superfinal took place from December 3 to 14 in St. Petersburg. The prize fund of the tournament was roughly $150k. The winner also received a Renault Kaptur car for her efforts.

Natalia Pogonina shared 1st-2nd places with Alexandra Goryachkina after the classical portion and went on to lose the dramatic rapid tie-break and to end up winning the silver medal. Notably, last year she also became the runner-up of the event.

Final standings:

1. Alexandra Goryachkina (2486) - 7/11
2. Natalia Pogonina (2469) - 7
3. Alina Kashlinskaya (2452) - 6.5
4. Olga Girya (2484) - 6.5
5-6. Anastasia Bodnaruk (2428), Valentina Gunina (2510) - 6
7-9. Polina Shuvalova (2385), Marina Nechaeva (2424), Oksana Gritsayeva (2373) - 5
10. Evgenia Ovod (2364) - 4.5
11. Ekaterina Kovalevskaya (2405) - 4
12. Alisa Galliamova (2443) - 3.5

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