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World Blitz Championship Qualifying Tournament

The 2012 World Blitz Championship qualifying tournament will be held at the Russian State Social University (V.Pika st., 4) on Monday, February 6th.

The competition consists of 11 rounds of Swiss system with time control 3 minutes per game with additional 2 seconds per every move, with FIDE rating calculation.

The number of participants is limited to 200. The prize fund of the qualifying tournament is 30 000 RUB.

Top three finishers will be awarded by the RSSU Cup organizing committee with free air tickets and accommodation for the World Blitz Championship semifinal which will be played in Astana, Kazakhstan.


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