The Cup of Siberian Bank OAO Sberbank Russia will be held on 16-18th November at the bank’s building in 20 Serebrennikovskaya street in Novosibirsk.
Eleven top Russian Grandmasters will compete in the round robin tournament with the rapid time control 15′+10”.
Alexander Morozevich 2748
Dmitry Jakovenko 2741 – European champion 2012
Dmitry Andreikin 2723 – Russian champion 2012, World Junior champion 2010
Ian Nepomniachtchi 2707 – Russian and European champion in 2010
Ernesto Inarkiev 2693
Sergei Rublevsky 2688
Evgeny Bareev 2663
Sanan Sjugirov 2624 – winner of the recent Barcelona Magistral
Dmitry Bocharov 2620
Pavel Smirnov 2610
Pavel Maletin 2567
The prize fund is 550,000 RUB (about 13,700 EUR), the winner will earn 150,000 RUB (3,700 EUR). Chief arbiter is Alexander Khasin.
Admission is free for spectators. The Festival will also include lectures by Grandmasters, simultaneous exhibitions, chess cafe, photo shoot and children’s corner.