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22nd Voronezh chess festival Alekhine Memorial

banner_ru_201822nd International Chess Festival “Voronezh-2018″ (Alekhine Memorial) is being held in Voronezh since 10.06.2018 till 21.06.2018!

Our festival takes place yearly, it is supported by Voronezh region governor, Voronezh region government, Association of Chess Professionals.
130 players are expected in the Masters section.

Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.

More live chess Finnish Championship 2018 /Forni Di Sopra 2018

REGULATIONS (2018)
1. Chess 960 (Fischer chess) – 10.06 (Sunday). Start at 11:00.
7 rounds swiss, 15 minutes + 3 seconds per move. Entry fee – 600 RR.
Prizes (in thousands of RR): 12/9/7/6/5/4/3/2/2/2/1/1/1. Special prizes.

2. Rapid tournament – 11.06 (Monday). Start at 10:15.
9 rounds swiss, 15 minutes + 2 seconds per move. Entry fee – 1500 RR.
Prizes (in thousands of RR): 30/22/18/14/10/9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2. Special prizes.

3. Blitz tournament – 17.06 (Sunday). Start at 16:00.
9 rounds swiss, 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move. Entry fee – 750 RR.
Prizes (in thousands of RR) 15/12/10/8/6/5/4/3/3/3/2/2/2. Special prizes.

4. “Master open” (Elo > 2200). Stage of ACP Tour 2018, Russia Cup 2018. 12-21.06.
9 rounds swiss; 90 minutes per 40 moves + 30 minutes to the end + 30 seconds per each move.
Entry fee: 2000-10000 RR. Free for GM.
IM, juniors (2001+), ladies, seniors (1957-), foreign players have to pay 75%.
Prizes (in thousands of RR): 200/140/100/80/60/50/40/35/30/25/22/22/22. Special prizes for foreigners (30/20/13/7), juniors, ladies, seniors. Opportunity to achieve IM and GM norm.

5. “FIDE open” (Elo Prizes (in thousands of RR): 30/25/20/17/15/12/10/9/8/7/6/6/6. Special prizes.