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Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup

UntitledThe 2015 Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup is scheduled to take place from 29th January to 9th February in Moscow, Russia.

The Festival 2015 Consists of Eight Tournaments:

- Tournament A – Men’s Cup of Russia Stage (price fund is 1500 000 RR, first place is 500 000 RR)
- Tournament B – Women’s Cup of Russia Stage (price fund is 800 000 RR, first place is 300 000 RR)
- Tournament C – Amateurs’ Cup of RSSU ( players under 2300, price fund is 500 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR)
- Tournament D – Veterans’ Cup of RSSU (men 1954, women 1959,price fund is 300 000 RR, first place is 40 000 RR)
- Tournament E – World Cup Chess Composition (price fund is 200 000 RR, first place is 40 000 RR)
- Tournament F – Students-grandmasters’ Cup of RSSU (men, price fund is 250 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR)
- Tournament G – Students-grandmasters’ Cup of RSSU (women, price fund is 250 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR)
- Tournament H – School Champions’ Cup of RSSU (8 prices – complimentary hotel with meals for winners in each age categories for participation in World School Chess Championship in Thailand, April 2015)

Training courses for coaches, referees and organizers are holding during the Festival under the auspices of the Russian Chess Federation and FIDE (Russian language with translation in English).

The total prize fund of the festival is 4,300,000 RUB (approximately 57,000 €)!

Hotel Reservation
Applications for accommodation are accepted until January 11, 2015 on the festival web¬site open.moscowchess.org (“Registration Form”).
Hotel “Тourist” is located in three minutes’ walk from RSSU. Single/Double room “Standard” costs 1400 rubles per room per day, Single/Double room “Comfort” – 1500 rubles per room per day.

Visa Support
Visa support is provided to all foreign chess players, who have addressed to the Organizing Committee before 15th December 2013. For subsequent treatment of the Organizing Committee it is not responsible for obtaining visas.

CONTACTS:
Tournament Director: Alexander KOSTYEV
E-mail: iscu@mail.ru
Mob. + 7 903 796 41 76
Registration and the hotel reservation: open.moscowchess.org
Questions on the hotel reservation: mo2015_hotel@mail.ru
Moscow Chess Federation E-mail: moschess@mail.ru

Tournament website

Tournament A top seeded players:

1 GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian 2714
2 GM Lysyj, Igor 2700
3 GM Alekseev, Evgeny 2679
4 GM Sjugirov, Sanan 2678
5 GM Inarkiev, Ernesto 2675
6 GM Grachev, Boris 2670
7 GM Fedoseev, Vladimir 2668
8 GM Artemiev, Vladislav 2659
9 GM Kokarev, Dmitry 2645
10 GM Khairullin, Ildar 2629
11 GM Bukavshin, Ivan 2622
12 GM Ponkratov, Pavel 2620
13 GM Volkov, Sergey 2618
14 GM Goganov, Aleksey 2615
15 GM Demchenko, Anton 2611
16 GM Savchenko, Boris 2599

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