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October 4-11
Russian Rapid & Blitz Championships
Sochi
Russian Rapid & Blitz Championships	 


Russian Individual and Team Championships 2018

Rapid & Blitz 

(Men, Women)


Russian Individual and Team Rapid & Blitz Championships among men and women are played from October 4th (arrival) to October 11th (departure) 2018 in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi.

Individual Championships


Dates: October 4th (arrival) - October 8th (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 - 900,000 RUR. Women - 490,000 RUR.

Blitz: Men - 460,000 RUR. Women - 310,000 RUR.

Team Championships


Dates: October 7th (arrival) - October 11th (departure).

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. Not more than 2 foreign players  are allowed to be included in a team.

Prize fund: 

Rapid: Men - 780,000 RUR. Women - 390,000 RUR.

Blitz: Men - 570,000 RUR. Women - 300,000 RUR.
Reports
Reeling Throne