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Botvinnik Cup

The Mikhail Botvinnik Cup is a junior team event taking place in the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow from 10-14 August, resurrecting the system used in the famous Pioneers Palace tournaments during the Soviet era. Each of the international teams features four U14 players and one experienced master, with the master playing a simultaneous exhibition against the opposing team's juniors in each round of the open. The master has 90 minutes for all moves in all his games, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Each of the junior players also has 90 minute for all moves with the 30-second increment. The total score of each team is the sum of the points earned by the juniors and the captain. Official website: www.acfed.ru