At the end of rapid chess, participants of Botvinnik Memorial will play in pairs
A full schedule of Botvinnik Memorial appeared on the site of RCF, which will be held on September 2-4 in Moscow. In the first two days — rapid chess double round robin tournaments will take place. We have reported their participants earlier. At the end of the tournaments participants will play in pairs. Interestingly that pairs are composed based on the quite clear principle: Russians Kramnik and T. Kosintseva, Indians Anand and Koneru, Armenians Aronyan and Danielian. The fourth pair is formed from Norwegian Carlsen and Lithuanian Chmilite.
On the last day there will be a grand simul on 80 boards on Gogol Boulevard. It is reported that the Russian Chess Federation is sponsoring arrival of eighty gifted children from all federal districts. Each participant of the main tournament of the Memorial, will play with ten children.