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September 29 - October 6
Russian Rapid & Blitz Championships
Sochi
Russian Rapid & Blitz Championships  

Russian Individual and Team Championships 2017

Rapid & Blitz 

(Men, Women)


Russian Individual and Team Rapid & Blitz Championships among men and women are played from September 29 (arrival) to October 6 (departure) 2017 in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. 

Individual Championships


Dates: September 29 (arrival) - October 3 (departure).

Rate of play: Swiss system. 

Rapid: 11 rounds. Time control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move increment starting from the first move.

Blitz: 10 double rounds. Time control: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move increment starting from the first move.

Prize fund: 

Rapid: Men - 840,000 RUR. Women - 460,000 RUR.

Blitz: Men - 420,000 RUR. Women - 280,000 RUR.

Team Championships


Dates: October 2-6.

Rate of play: Swiss system. 

Rapid: 9 rounds. Time control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move increment starting from the first move.

Blitz: 15 rounds. Time control: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move increment starting from the first move.

Team composition: 7 persons (4 players, 1 reserve, 1 coach, 1 representative). One person may combine the functions of a coach and a representative.

Prize fund: 

Rapid: Men - 710,000 RUR. Women - 340,000 RUR.

Blitz: Men - 510,000 RUR. Women - 260,000 RUR.