As hinted on Twitter earlier, the famous Aeroflot Open will be restarted in its classical format in 2015. The lastclassical event was held in 2012, while the 2013-tournament was played with short time controls.

The Aeroflot Open will be held from 27th March till 7th April at the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow. The total prize fund is 140.000 Euro.

The tournament will be played in three groups – A, B and C according to the participants’ ratings. On the 6th of April there will be organized a blitz tournament.

The organizers are OJSC “Aeroflot Russian Airlines”, The Russian Chess Federation and the Fund for Support of Chess Creation.

The Regulations will be published not later than the 6th of January at the web site of the Russian Chess Federation.

Contact information: E-mail:, Tel.: +7-985-763-36-16, Fax: +7-495-635-56-84.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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