The 2022 Russian Cup competitions consist of regional tournaments (open and women’s), which have a status of the Russian Cup stages, and final tournaments – for men and women separately.
Tournament Calendar 2022:
1. Gelendzhik 2022, 17-27 May, Gelendzhik
2. 44th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial, 27 May - 4 June, Kazan
3. Sea Harbor, 1-11 June, Anapa
4. Tuapse 2022, 16-26 June, Tuapse
5. Pantikapey 2022, 2-12 July, Kerch
6. Malaya Zemlya, 20-30 July, Novorossiysk
7. Sevastopol Waltz, 31 July - 10 August, Sevastopol
8. Kontur Open, 31 July - 10 August, Yekaterinburg
9. AMAKS Resort Orbita 2022, 18-28 August, Olginka
10. Viktor Korchnoi Memorial, 19-26 August, Saint Petersburg
11. Yalos 2022, 30 August - 9 September, Yalta
12. Alexander Panchenko Memorial, 11-22 September, Chelyabinsk
13. Zhemchuzhina, 29 September - 9 October, Sochi
14. Mikhail Chigorin Memorial, 21-31 October, Saint Petersburg
15. 18th Yugra Governor Cup, 16-26 November, Khanty-Mansiysk
19. Russian Cup Final, 28 November - 8 December, Khanty-Mansiysk
1. Satka Autumn, 30 August - 9 September, Satka
2. Alexander Panchenko Memorial, 12-22 September, Chelyabinsk
3. Russian Women’s Cup Final, 28 November - 8 December, Khanty-Mansiysk
Sportsmen have a right to play in an unlimited number of the Russian Cup stages during the year. Cup points, scored by participants in all stages, are summed up. Cup points are awarded only to participants who have Russian citizenship.
Wearing a mask and using protective screens are obligatory during a tournament.
Fourteen best participants of the Russian Cup stages and seven best participants of the Russian Women's Cup stages qualify for the final competitions.
The final tournaments of the Russian Cup are knockout events with 16 participants in the open section and 8 participants in the women's section. The CFR Trainers Council nominates two players for the open final event and one player for the women's.