The Russian Team Cup (Open and Women) will be held in Sochi from 26 November to 4 November. The venue is Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina.
Participating in the competition are the teams of the Russian regions. Teams from the friendly countries are allowed to play in the event as well by the decision of the Organising Committee.
Each team consists of 7 members: 4 main players, 1 reserve, 1 coach, and 1 representative. One person can combine the functions of a coach and a representative.
The tournament is a 7 round all-play-all or Swiss event, depending on the number of registered teams.
Time control: 90 minutes for a game with an increment of 30 seconds after each move, starting from move 1.
The prize fund for the Open event is 1,100,000 rubes and 600,000 rubes for the Women's tournament.