The Yaroslav the Wise Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 20-28 July 2018 in Yaroslavl, Russia. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.
Venue is at Prospekt Lenina d. 24a in the MAU of the Palace of Culture. A.M. Dobrynin.
In the program of the festival tournaments on fast chess (July 21-22) and blitz (July 25), open tournament (July 20-28) and the stage of the Children’s Cup of Russia (July 20-28).
Within the framework of the festival, the Cup of Russia will be held among boys and girls up to 9, 11, 13 years and boys and girls up to 15 years “Yaroslav the Wise – 2018” .
Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.