The RAPID Grand Prix of Russia stage has begun in Rostov-on-Don. Standings after the 6th round
The Memorial of A.-H. Kadyrova has started today in Rostov-on-Don – the RAPID Grand Prix of Russia stage. P. Smirnov and A. Gabrielian are in the lead – 5.5 each; D. Zakaryan is half a point behind. A point behind 11 participants, including E. Alekseev and A. Nesterov.
Dates: from 27 to 30 October
System: Swiss, 11 rounds
Prize fund: 500,000 rubles (1st place 70,000 rubles)
Composition: 118 players, 10 grandmasters