The all-Russian speed chess competitions “RAPID Grand Prix of Russia” 2022 consist of regional tournaments, which have a status of the GP stages, and the final tournament. Overall result of the competition is formed by the outcome of the final tournament (open and women's).
Tournament Calendar 2022
1. Lev Sandakchiev Memorial, 7-10 January, Novosibirsk
2. Lipetsk Winter, 20-24 January, Lipetsk
3. Elizaveta Bykova Memorial (women), 9-14 February, Suzdal
4. 18th Chess Festival "Sagaalkha", 24-28 February, Ulan-Ude
5. Ravim Kur Memorial, 25-28 February, Barnaul
6. Gelendzhik-2022, 26-29 May, Gelendzhik
7. Group of companies Sokol Cup, 29 May - 1 June, Rostov-on-Don
8. Sea Harbor, 10-13 June, Anapa
9. Tuapse 2022, 25-28 June, Tuapse
10. Pantikapei 2022, 11-14 July, Kerch
11. Malaya Zemlya, 16-19 July, Novorossiysk
12. Seaside City, 22-25 July, Vladivostok
13. Valery Zilbershtein Memorial, 25-28 July, Bryansk
14. Gisrostroy Cup, 28-31 July, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
15. Evgeny Zudov Memorial, 29 July - 1 August, Nizhny Tagil
16. Sevastopol Waltz, 9-12 August, Sevastopol
17. AMAKS Resort Orbita 2022, 15-18 August, Olginka
18. St Petersburg Summer, 26-29 August, Saint Petersburg
19. Igor Kurnosov Memorial (open/women), 8-12 September, Chelyabinsk
20. Yalos 2022, 8-11 September, Yalta
21. Yenisey Bridges, 7-10 October, Krasnoyarsk
22. Zhemchuzhina, 8-11 October, Sochi
23. Mikhail Naidov tournament, 10-13 October, Kemerovo
24. Polar Lights, 21-24 October, Novy Urengoy
25. Akhmad-Khadzhi Kadyrov Memorial, 27-30 October, Grozny
26. Yugra Cup, 25-29 November, Khanty-Mansiysk
27. Final (open/women), 30 November - 4 December, Khanty-Mansiysk.
A player has a right to take part in an unlimited number of the Russian Grand Prix stages during the year. The GP points, scored by participants in all stages, are summed up. The points are awarded only to participants who have Russian citizenship.
The final tournaments are round-robin events with 14 participants in the open and the women's sections. Twelve best players qualify for the Final from the GP stages. A boy and a girl under 19 years old, which showed the best results in the series, are entitled to play in the Final. The CFR Trainers Council nominates two players for the final events as well.