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Sunday, 15 Dec 2019 08:12
King Salman Rapid and Blitz Championships: Accommodation and dress code

The respective section is open in the registration system.   

The Accommodation section is open in the Registration system of the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2019 https://wrbc2019registration.fide.com. The players may choose the hotel, make the reservation and acquaint themselves with the instruction. 

The official hotel of the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2019 is Radisson Collection Hotel Moscow 5*. Address: 2/1 bld.1 Kutuzovsky Avenue, Dorogomilovo district (around 7 km driving distance to the venue). Free accommodation with full board in a standard room from December 25 to December 31 is offered by the Organiser to the invited players

According to the Regulations, the invited players are the players rated at least 2750 in the open section and 2500 in the women's section in any of the FIDE rating lists (Standard, Rapid or Blitz) from January to December 2019 as well as gold, silver, and bronze medallists of the WRBC-2018. 

For all other players, the Organizing Committee offers the following accommodation options: the official hotel Radisson Collection Hotel Moscow 5* and recommended hotels with special prices (special prices are available for participants via links in the registration system; price includes breakfast in Recommended hotels). 

Recommended hotels: 

1. Korston Club Hotel Moscow 4*. Address: 15 Kosygina street, Gagarinsky district (2 km walking distance, around 8 km driving distance to the venue). 1 metro stop to Sportivnaya Metro Station (the nearest metro station to the Venue - around 1 km).

2. Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel & Business Center 4*. Address: 2 Square of Europe, Dorogomilovo district. (around 6 km driving distance to the venue). Kiyevskaya Metro Station is about 0.2 km​. The metro route from Kievskaya to Sportivnaya includes one change on the ring line and 3 stops altogether and takes about 12 minutes. It is also possible to use the 132 bus.

3. Crowne Plaza Moscow World Trade Centre 5*. Address: 12 Krasnopresnenskaya embankment, Presnensky district (around 8 km to the venue). Vystavochnaya Metro Station is about 1 km​. Moscow central circle station "Business center" is located 1 km away. There are only two stops to the station MCC "Luzhniki".

Transfer:

A transfer airport-hotel-airport will be provided only to invited players in accordance with their travel requests.

A free shuttle service Hotel-Venue-Hotel will be organized only from the official hotel (departure is approximately one hour before the start of the games).​

Additional information:

Should you make your own accommodation arrangements, please skip the Accommodation request option in the Registration System.

The accommodation request and request for lunch and dinner option at the official hotel deadline is on 22nd of December, 2019.

Accommodation request can be submitted only after accreditation confirmation for invited players and their accompanying persons. Accreditation is confirmed after receipt of the e-mail from Registration and Accreditation Manager.

By submitting your accommodation request, you are applying for a certain hotel, type of room and period of staying with the agreed price lists.

In case of any questions regarding the accommodation, please contact the accommodation support team of the Organizing Committee: pugachev@ruchess.ru Artem Pugachev.

During the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships the following dress code that will apply

Men: Shoes: Oxfords, loafers, leather shoes or boots, classic suit shoes; Pants: Solid darks: black, navy, grey, beige, brown, in any case unicolourous; Shirt: Long-sleeved shirts in light shades (white, light blue, beige, brown, etc.), as well as blue and black. No bright colours, in any case unicolourous. Jacket: solid darks: black, navy, grey, beige, brown. No bright colours, in any case unicolourous. With or without a tie. The jacket or cardigan with buttons is mandatory.

Women: classic shoes, formal trouser or skirt, suit or dress, preferably unicolour, but not mandatory. 

No players wearing t-shirts, jeans, shorts, sneakers, baseball caps or inappropriate dress are allowed in the playing area. Any requests to wear national or traditional dress must be approved by GSC.

Registration https://wrbc2019registration.fide.com

Official website https://wrbc2019.com