International RSSU Chess Cup

Moscow Open 2015

January 29 – February 9

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Festival

Moscow Open - 11th International RSSU Chess Cup

 
Moscow Open 2015The 2015 Moscow Open - 11th International RSSU Chess Cup is scheduled to take place from 29th January to 9th February in Moscow, Russia.
 
       
The Festival 2015 Consists of Eight Tournaments
 
Tournament A     Men’s Cup of Russia Stage (price fund is 1500 000 RR, first place is 500 000 RR) 
Tournament B     Women’s Cup of Russia Stage (price fund is 800 000 RR, first place is 300 000 RR) 
Tournament C     Amateurs’ Cup of RSSU ( players under 2300, price fund is 500 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR) 
Tournament D     Veterans’ Cup of RSSU (men 1954, women 1959,price fund is 300 000 RR, first place is 40 000 RR) 
Tournament E     World Cup Chess Composition (price fund is 200 000 RR, first place is 40 000 RR) 
Tournament F     Students-grandmasters’ Cup of RSSU (men, price fund is 250 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR) 
Tournament G     Students-grandmasters’ Cup of RSSU (women, price fund is 250 000 RR, first place is 80 000 RR) 
Tournament H     School Champions’ Cup of RSSU (8 prices - complimentary hotel with meals for winners in each age categories for participation in World School Chess Championship in Thailand, April 2015) 
 
Training courses for coaches, referees and organizers are holding during the Festival under the auspices of the Russian Chess Federation and FIDE (Russian language with translation in English).
 

The total prize fund of the Festival is 4,3 million rubles

 

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE 

Registration of participants

until 15th January

Arrival of foreign participants

January 29 (children), January 30 (adults) 

Required accreditation of the participants of the festival 

January 29 from 10.00 a.m. to 19.00 p.m. – children;

January 30 from 10.00 a.m. to 19.00 p.m. – adults 

Opening ceremony

Main Tournaments

Children Tournaments

31st January 15.00 p.m. 

30th January, 10:00 a.m.

1st Round

31st January, 16.00 p.m. 

30th January, 11.00 a.m.

2nd Round

1th February, 16.00 p.m. 

31st January, 10.30 a.m.

3rd Round

 2nd February, 16.00 p.m. 

 1st February, 10.30 a.m.

4th Round

3rd February, 16.00 p.m. 

2nd February 10.30 a.m.

5th Round

4th February, 16.00 p.m. 

3rd February, 10.30 a.m.

6th Round

5th February, 16.00 p.m. 

 4th February, 10.30 a.m.

7th Round

6th February, 16.00 p.m. 

 5th February, 10.30 a.m.

8th Round

 7th February, 16.00 p.m. 

 6th February, 10.30 a.m.

9th Round

 8th February, 16.00 p.m. 

 7th February, 10.30 a.m.

Closing ceremony

 8th February, 18.00 p.m. 

 7th February, 16.00 p.m.

DEPARTURE OF PARTICIPANTS 

9th FEBRUARY

 8th FEBRUARY

 
 
Time Control, Financial Regulations and Prizes 
 
Tournaments A, B, D, F, G (except tournament C, E, H) played on the classical scheme (one match per day) with the time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes with an in¬crement of 30 seconds per move, starting from the first move. In tournaments C and H - 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move, starting from the first move. For being late for the tour, more than 30 minutes, is putting the defeat. In this case, the opponent is putting “+”, the latecomer is putting “-”. 
In case of equal points, prizes are not divided (one player can receive only one prize - the highest). Places are determined by: 
a) in tournaments under the Swiss system (A, B, C, D, H): 1) the Buchholz rating system; 2) number of wins; 3) “Performance” rating system; 4) the result of a personal competition; 
b) in tournaments with a round-robin system (F, G): 1) the result of a personal competition; 2) by the Sonneborn-Berger rating system; 3) number of wins; 4) the number of matches, played with black
.For tournament E will be special time-control and rules.
To get the prize the participant must score at least 50% of points (excluding round-robin tournaments). 
All prizes are the subjects of taxation in accordance with the legislation of the Rus¬sian Federation (Russian citizens the deduction of income tax rate is 13%, for foreign citizen’s tax deduction is 30%). 
If the winner is missing at the close ceremony of the festival or not in compliance with the dress code, the prizes are not given and will not be sent.
 
Tournament fee 
 
Men’s Cup of Russia Stage - A 
The value of the fee depends on the FIDE rating on the payment date 
ELO-RATING     FEE (IN RUBLES) 
more than 2600     without a fee 
2500-2599     1000 
2400-2499     1500 
2300-2399     2000 
2200-2299     5000 
2100-2199     7000 
less than 2100 and without a rating     10000 
 
Women’s Cup of Russia Stage - B 
The value of the fee depends on the FIDE rating on the payment date 
ELO-RATING     FEE (IN RUBLES) 
more than 2400     without a fee 
2300-2399     1000 
2200-2299     1500 
2100-2199     2000 
2000-2099     2500 
1900-1999     3000 
less than 1900 and without a rating   4000 
 
Amateurs’ Cup of RSSU - C 
The value of the fee depends on the FIDE rating on the payment date 
ELO-RATING     FEE (IN RUBLES) 
2250-2299     1000 
2200-2249     1500 
2100-2199     2000 
2000-2099     2500 
1900-1999     3500 
less than 1900 and without a rating   4500 
 
Hotel Reservation 
 
Applications for accommodation are accepted until January 11, 2015 on the festival web¬site open.moscowchess.org (“Registration Form”). 
Hotel “Тourist” is located in three minutes’ walk from RSSU. Single/Double room “Standard” costs 1400 rubles per room per day, Single/Double room “Comfort” - 1500 rubles per room per day. 
 
Visa Support 
 
Visa support is provided to all foreign chess players, who have addressed to the Organizing Committee before 15th December 2013. For subsequent treatment of the Organizing Committee it is not responsible for obtaining visas.
 
CONTACTS:
 
Tournament Director: Alexander KOSTYEV 
E-mail: iscu@mail.ru 
Mob. + 7 903 796 41 76 
Registration and the hotel reservation: open.moscowchess.org 
Questions on the hotel reservation: mo2015_hotel@mail.ru 
Moscow Chess Federation: 
E-mail: moschess@mail.ru