Saturday, 18 August 2012 07:01
The 2012 edition of the International chess festival M.Botvinnik Memorial will take place August 25 – September 2 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The classical tournament is a stage of the Russian Cup and a week before the start includes more than 40 Grandmasters.
Top seeded are GM Areshchenko, GM Inarkiev, GM Tiviakov, GM Zvjaginsev, GM Matlakov, GM Timofeev, GM Khismatullin, GM Khairullin, GM Lysyj, GM Khalifman, GM Hovhanissyan.
Download the brochure here (English)
Download the brochure here (Russian)
The prize fund of the M. Botvinnik Memorial is 700000 rubles from which 100000 are for the winner.
See full list of players here