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Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

The Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) are scheduled to take place from April 30 – May 11, 2018, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi.

All events are 9-round Swiss with one rest day.

Team composition: 6 boards, 2 reserves in men’s Premier League; 4 boards, 1 reserve in men’s Higher League; 4 boards, 1 reserve in women’s tournament; 4 boards, 2 reserves in the senior event; 4 boards, 1 reserve in the youth and children’s events; .

Prize fund of the Premier League – 1,000,000 roubles. Prize fund of the Higher league – 400,000 roubles. Prize fund of the women’s championship – 600,000 roubles, of the senior championship – 200,000 roubles, of each youth and children’s championship – 150,000 roubles.

The winner and the runner-up of the Higher League promote to the Premier League 2019.

Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina

Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina

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