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Sunday, November 14, 2010

Moscow Open 2011 from Jan 28

Chess news and chess trivia blog (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2010

Moscow beckons

Hello Everyone,

The splendid Moscow Open 2011 will take place from January 28th to February 7th, 2011, with a brand new concept. It will be held at the traditional playing venue of Russian State Social University (RSCU).

The festival will see a new and extended format with nine separate tournaments:
- Round robin tournament of young Grandmasters (men) - A
- Round robin tournament of young Grandmasters (women) - B
- Student Cup of Russia (men) - C
- Student Cup of Russia (women) - D
- Open Tournament, Cup of Russia among men - E
- Open Tournament, Cup of Russia among the women - F
- Individual and team tournament of chess schools and children clubs - G
- RSCU Olympiad - H
- Third World Cup of chess composition

The total guaranteed prize fund of the festival is 3.6 million Rubles (85.000 EUR).

Among the new events are two round-round tournament, four tournaments as stages in the Cup of Russia, Seminars for Trainers and Arbiters, and the World Cup of chess composition.

You can keep track of the event at the official Russian website here.

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