A rapid tournament dedicated to the memory of GM Igor Kurnosov will be held from 26-28th May at the congress hall of the World Trade Center in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

The stage of the Russian Rapid Grand-Prix is organized by the Russian Chess Federation, Chelyabinsk Chess Federation and Chelyabinsk Sports Ministry.

The tournament format is 11-round Swiss with the time control 15 min + 10 sec. The total prize fund is 450,000 RUB (approx 6000 EUR).

See the full participants list here

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