Russian Club Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, boys, and girls are played on April 30 - May 11, 2016, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi.
Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with 30 bonus second per move starting on move 1.
Playing days: May 1-5, May 7-10
May 6 is a rest day.
Team composition: 6 boards, 2 reserves in men's Premier League; 4 boards, 2 reserves in men's Higher League; 4 boards, 1 reserve in women's Premier League; 4 boards, 1 reserve in junior events; 2 boards, 2 reserves in the senior event.
Premier League, men
Siberia - defending champions, winners of the European Club Cup
Bronze Horseman - former Russian champions
SHSM Legacy Square - former Russian champions
Ladya (Kazan) - former Russian champions
Prize fund of the Premier League - 1,000,000 roubles. Prize fund of the Higher league - 500,000 roubles. The winner and the runner-up of the Higher League promote to the Premier League.
Prize fund of the women's championship - 700,000 roubles, of the senior championship - 200,000 roubles, of each junior championship - 150,000 roubles.