Both tournaments are single round robins with 12 players each. The classical time control of 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min (and 30 sec increment) is being used.
The average rating in the men’s tournament is 2393, while the women’s is 1968. The Chief Arbiter is the IA Viatcheslav Ivanov.
The games can be replayed at the official website.
Participants – Men’s tournament (top seeds):
|1||GM Valerij Popov||2557|
|2||IM Aleksey Goganov||2556|
|3||GM Denis Yevseev||2536|
|4||GM Evgeny Levin||2508|