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Aeroflot Open

The 17th Aeroflot Open runs from 19-27 February 2019 in the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow. The A Open, for players rated 2550+ and talented juniors, sees Wei Yi as top-seed fighting for the €18,000 first prize and a place in the Dortmund 2019 Supertournament, while the total prize fund for the three opens and blitz is €140,000. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. The event is sponsored by Aeroflot and organised by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Association of Chess Federations. Official website: acfed.ru