The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013 will take place on 4st – 11th June in Khanty-Mansiysk, Ugra Region, Russia.
All players rated at least 2500 in any of the three FIDE rating lists (Standard, Blitz or Rapid) as at the 1st of March 2013 are eligible to participate in the World Blitz Championship.
In the Rapid Championship, each player will have 15 minutes + 10 seconds additional time per move,starting from move 1.
There will be 200,000 USD in prizes for each tournament. This will be distributed as follows: 1st – 40,000 USD; 2nd – 33,000 USD; 3rd – 27,500 USD, etc.