15th Voronezh International Chess Festival
June 10th21st, 2011

1.Rapid tournament, 10-11.06, 9 rounds swiss, 25 minutes.
Entry fee 700 RUB. Prizes in RUB (thousands): 15/12/10/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1x3. Special prizes.

2.Blitz tournament, 17.06, 11 rounds swiss, 3+2.
Entry fee 350 RUB. Prizes in RUB(thousands): 8/6/5/4/3/2,5/2/2/1,5/1,5/1x3.Special prizes.

3.Master open (Elo >2200) 12-21.06; 9 rounds swiss; 90/40moves + 30 and 30+30 to the end. Stage of ACP Tour 2010-11, Russia Cup 2011.
Entry fee in RUB: from 1200 to 5000. IM, juniors (1994+), ladies, seniors (1950-), foreign players have to pay 70%. Free for GM.
Prizes in RUB (thousands): 130/100/80/60/50/40/35/30/25/20/20/15/15. Special prizes for foreigners, juniors, ladies, seniors. Opportunity to win IM and GM norm.

4. FIDE open (Elo <2300). 12-20.06; 9 rounds; 4 hours.
Entry fee 1800-3500 RUB 
Prizes in RUB (thousands): 25/20/18/16/14/12/10/9/8/7/6/6/6. Special prizes.

Accommodation - from 600 RUB per night. (1 USD is approximately 30 RUB)

Place of the festival:  Voronezh Chess Club, Engels str.34, ph. +7-4732-550531

Director:   GM+IA  Alexander Raetsky,
phone: +7- 4732- 541863, e-mail: alexraetsky@yahoo.com
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1st festival 12-20.06.1997. 1.IM Tunik (65 participants from 7 countries; 1GM, 11 IM)
2nd festival 12-20.06.1998. 1.IM Lutsko (81 participants from 5 countries; 3GM, 14 IM)
3rd festival 12-20.06.1999. 1.IM Dyachkov (118 participants from 8 countries; 2 GM, 18 IM)
4th festival 12-21.06.2000. Open A: 1.IM Chuprov (137 participants from 10 countries; 3 GM, 18 IM) Open B: 1.Lysokonev  (61 participants)
5th festival 12-21.06.2001. OpenA: 1.IM Egorov (136 participants from 9 countries; 4 GM, 31 IM) OpenB: 1.Safaev (72 participants, 25 rated players) OpenC: 1.Samusenko (48 participants)
6th festival 12-21.06.2002. Master open:1.Chernyshov (129 participants from 9 countries; 8 GM,29 IM) FIDE open:1.Ermoshkin (68 participants from 3 countries, 26 rated players) Amateur open:1.Sitnikov  (52 participants from 2 countries)
7th festival 12-21.06.2003.  Exhibition match GM  Svidler (2713) vs. GM Chernyshov(2524) 2,5:1,5 Master open:1. GM Arbakov (110 participants from 9 countries; 9 GM, 26 IM) FIDE open : 1.Pavlov  (76 participants from 2 countries, 41 rated players) Amateur open:1.Tkachenko  (64 participants)
8th festival 12-21.06.2004. Master open:1.GM Shaposhnikov (103 participants from 4 countries; 10 GM, 1 WGM, 20 IM, 2 WIM) FIDE open:  1.Morozov (80 participants from 3 countries, 48 rated players, 2 FM, 1 WFM) Amateur open: 1. Matsenko  (53 participants)
9th festival 12-21.06.2005. Master open: 1. IM Zakhartsov (88 participants from 5 countries; 13 GM, 24 IM, 1 WIM) FIDE open:   1.Kruchev (83 participants from 3 countries, 55 rated players, 2 FM, 1 WFM) Amateur open: 1. Shevchenko (46 participants from 3 countries)
10th festival 12-21.06.2006. Master open:1.GM Khismatullin (120 participants from 10 countries; 24 GM, 20 IM, 1 WGM, 3 WIM) FIDE open:  1.Peschansky  (127 participants from 3 countries, 81 rated players, 3 FM, 5 WFM)
11th festival 12-21.06.2007. Master open:1.GM Amonatov (116 participants from 10 countries; 21 GM, 33 IM, 2 WIM) FIDE open:  1.Gorshkov  (126 participants from 5 countries, 88 rated players, 4 FM, 1 WIM, 3 WFM)
12th festival 12-21.06.2008. Master open:1.GM Aleksandrov (124 participants from 9 countries; 33 GM, 19 IM, 1 WIM, 3 WFM) FIDE open:  1.  Volkov (96 participants from 3 countries, 80 rated players, 4 FM, 2 WIM, 5 WFM)
13th festival 12-21.06.2009. Master open:1.GM Rakhmanov (95 participants from 9 countries; 27 GM, 16 IM, 2 WGM, 4 WIM, 4 WFM) FIDE open:  1.  Ponomariov (113 participants from 3 countries, 92 rated players,1 IM, 8 FM, 1 WIM, 8 WFM)
14th festival 12-21.06.2010. Master open:1.GM Rakhmanov (103 participants from 9 countries; 30 GM, 19 IM, 1 WGM, 3 WIM, 4 WFM) FIDE open:  1.  Potapov (134 participants from 5 countries, 107 rated players, 10 FM, 1 WIM, 3 WFM)