Concurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi.
Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4′+2”.
The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media Center in Adler. The 1st round will commence on 13th November at 15:00. The second leg will start on 14th November from 11:30.
The total prize fund is 100,000 USD, with 20,000 USD reserved for the winner.
Chessdom.com is exclusively publishing the list of participants:
Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Kramnik, Boris Gelfand, Peter Leko, Alexander Morozevich, Ernesto Inarkiev, Sergey Karjakin, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Evgeny Tomashevsky