The third All-Russian Championship for Orphanages and Boarding Schools will take place in the Resort complex "AquaLoo" (Krasnodar Krai, Sochi, Loo) on March 7-17, 2018.  

The organizers are the Russian Chess Federation and the Northern Crown foundation for social, charitable, and cultural projects with the support of the Building and Construction Group of Companies «Don».

The winning team will be given the right to form a team of pupils (4 players, at least one of them must be a girl) at the age of 14 years old and younger to take part in the open all-Russian school team competition "Belaya Ladya" (Dagomys, Sochi (Krasnodar Krai), on June 1-9, 2018).

The organizers will offer an extensive program with sports competitions, funny animation, contests, and excursions around various sights of Sochi.   

Master classes, simultaneous exhibitions, and seminars about teaching chess at schools for accompanying persons are planned as well.