The First Chess Championship at Sibneft: Final Round

Today, the first corporate chess tournament of Sibneft is completed in Sochi.

The following teams take part in the competition: AZS-Servis, Barnaulnefteprodukt, Vostok, Krasnoyarsknefteprodukt, Noyabrskneftefgaz, Kuzbassnefteprodukt, Noyabrsknefteprodukt, Omsknefteprodukt, Omsk Refinery, Sverdlovsknefteprodukt, Severo-Zapad, Tyumennefteprodukt, Khantos and Central Office.

In spite of the fact that Sibneft chess players are mostly amateurs the championship was conducted under the FIDE professional rules and the final is played according to Swiss system in 7 rounds.

Cups will be awarded to the team-winner of the final tournament and to the best player in individual competition whereas the teams taking the second and third places will receive valuable prizes.

The competition developments are posted on Sibirskaya Neft magazine site or visit:
http://www.russiachess.ru/sibneft/