The XVIII Cup of the Governor of Ugra is a stage of the Cup of Russia. Standings after the 3rd round
In Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia), the XVIII Cup of the Governor of Ugra continues — the stage of the Cup of Russia. P. Smirnov is in the lead – 3 points, 8 participants are half a point behind, including N. Afanasiev, A. Nesterov, I. Iljiushenok.
Dates: from 17 to 25 November
System: Swiss, 9 rounds
Prize fund: 1410000 rubles (1st place — 220000 rubles)
Composition: 51 participants, 13 grandmasters