The 28th Russian Team Championship Premiere League, the 22nd Russian Women's Team Championship, and the all-Russian Team Championship Higher League will be played from the 30th of April to the 11th of May, 2021, in the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. 

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 Oleg Matytsin and the Top sanitary official of Russia Anna Popova.

All participants (players, accompanying persons, coaches, arbiters, the OC members and others) are to comply with the Regulations on the infectious safety.

The match days are May 1-5 and 7-10. The rest day is May 6. All rounds start at 3 PM (Moscow time). 

Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves and 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

Ten teams are taking part in the Premiere League (round-robin event). Team composition: 6 boards and 2 reserves. There are 4 boards and 1 reserve in the women's tournament and the Higher League.

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