World Rapid & Blitz Championships Print
Thursday, 25 April 2013 07:47

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FIDE reminds all interested players who wish to participate in the forthcoming World Rapid & Blitz Championships to be held in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia that the registration for the events should be made by the 1st of May 2013 following which the registration charge will double.

The prize money for each World Championship is 200,000 US Dollars. For the first time in the history of the events, they are open to all players nominated by their Federations or else with ratings over 2500.

Tournament Schedule

Date Number of Rounds Time of start of games Other Comments
05.06.2013 Arrival Opening
05.06.2013 Opening Ceremony 19:30 May be subject to change
depending on Organisers
06.06.2013 - Day 1 Rapid 1-5 15:00
07.06.2013 - Day 2 Rapid 6-10 15:00
08.06.2013 - Day 3 Rapid 11-15 15:00
09.06.2013 - Day 1 Blitz 1-16 15:00
10.06.2013 - Day 2 Blitz 17-30 15:00
10.06.2013 Closing Ceremony 19:30 May be subject to change
depending on Organisers
11.06.2013 Departure

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