The international chess festival “Moscow Open 2012” takes place in Moscow on January 27 (date of arrival) – February 6 (date of departure), 2012. The venue is Russian State Social University (RSSU), located at V. Pika Street, 4 (“Botanichesky Sad” metro station).
The main organizers of the event are Russian State Social University (www.rgsu.net), Moscow Chess Federation (www.moschess.ru), and Moscow Sport Committee (www.mossport.ru) with the support of the Russian Chess Federation (www.russiachess.org), International School Chess Union (www.icce.su) and International Chess Federation (www.fide.com). The Festival is held in accordance with the Decree of Moscow Government.
RSSU Cup official website – www.open.moschess.ru
The International Cup of RSSU “Moscow Open 2012” consists of 9 separate tournaments:
Tournament A “Russian Cup stage for men”,
Tournament B “Russian Cup stage for women”,
Tournament C “Cup for chess amateurs”,
Tournament D “Cup for university student grandmasters – men”,
Tournament E “Cup for university student grandmasters – women”,
Tournament F “Cup for university students”,
Tournament G “Cup for school champions” (26.01 to 05.02),
Tournament H “Cup for school-leavers” (26.01 to 05.02),
Tournament I “Fifth World Cup on solving”.
The total guaranteed prize fund of the Festival is 3 150 000 roubles.
REGULATIONS of the “Moscow Open 2012” chess festival.