The Russian Youth Team Championship among boys and girls under 19 years old will be held on December 4-11, 2020, in the Kostroma region.
Teams of the youth collectives (olympic reserve schools, physical culture schools, children's and youth sports schools, art centres, regular schools and others) with the Russian ratings and the FIDE ID-code are entitled to play in the tournament. Team composition: 6 members including 4 players, 1 reserve (boy or girl), and 1 coach/representative. A girl should play on the fourth board.
The tournament is a 9-round Swiss event. Time control is 90 minutes for the game plus 30 seconds increment after each move staring from the 1st. Draw negotiations are not allowed until the 41st move.
The event is held subject to compliance with the requirements of the authorization acts adopted as part of the fight against COVID-19 on the territory of the Krasnodar region as well as with the Regulations on organisation of the official sports events in Russia in the context of maintaining risks of COVID-19 spreading confirmed by the Russian Minister of Sport O. Matytsin and the Top sanitary official of Russia A. Popova.
All participants (players, accompanying persons, coaches, arbiters, the OC members and others) are to comply with the Regulations on the inflectional safety.
A player is permitted to take part in the event only if he/she has a negative COVID-19 test within three days before the start.