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FIDE has announced that all players rated above 2500 may take part in the World Rapid and Blitz Championships to be held in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. Registrations will take place on May 1, 2013. The prize money for each of these World Championship is 200,000 US Dollars. This is happening for the first time that any player rated above 2500 can participate. Federations also have certain options to nominate players. Here are the relevant Fide links for more information on these events.
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