Nepomniachtchi Russian champion

Jan Nepomniachtchi, the co-leader of the interrupted Candidates Tournament, has for the second time won the Superfinal of the Russian Championship ahead of Sergey Karjakin and of Daniil Dubov who had beaten both. The tournament was held in the Central Chess Club in Moscow with table top separators made of plexiglass. Mikhail Antipov left the tournament half way after testing positive for Covid-19.