The Russian Individual and Team Rapid & Blitz Championships among men and women will take place from September 29 (arrival) to October 6 (departure) 2017 in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi.
Individual Championships will be held from September 29 (arrival) till October 3 (departure). The tournaments will be played according to the Swiss system: 11 rounds of rapid and 10 double rounds of blitz.
Rapid: Men – 840,000 RUR. Women – 460,000 RUR.
Blitz: Men – 420,000 RUR. Women – 280,000 RUR.
Team Championships will take place on October 2-6. The tournaments will also be played according to the Swiss system: 9 rounds of rapid and 15 rounds of blitz.
Team composition: 7 persons (4 players, 1 reserve, 1 coach, 1 representative). One person may combine the functions of a coach and a representative.
Rapid: Men – 710,000 RUR. Women – 340,000 RUR.
Blitz: Men – 510,000 RUR. Women – 260,000 RUR.
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