According to the regulations, seven players qualified from the year-round tournament cycle, while the Organizing Committee has the right to nominate one player.
Evgeniya Ovod canceled her participation and is replaced by Anastasia Travkina. The OC nominee is Olga Girya.
1. Alexandra Goryachkina (2493, YaNAO) 2. Anastasia Bodnaruk (2456, St. Petersburg), 3. Olga Girya (2456, Ugra), 4. Marina Guseva (2439, Stavropol Territory), 5. Daria Charochkina (2385 Moscow), 6. Elmira Mirzoeva (2379, Moscow), 7. Alina Bivol (2344, Moscow region), 8. Anastasia Travkina (2229 Rostov region).
The tournament format is knockout with two games in each round.
Round 1 pairings are Goryachkina-Travkina, Bodnaruk-Bivol, Girya-Mirzoeva and Guseva-Charochkina.