The Championship shall be played in 11 rounds of the Swiss System. The time is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.
Participation: player who is registered by his/her federation with FIDE ID.
The Women Tournament will be played separately if there are more than 10 participants in total from at least two Continents. If there are less than 10 participants in one group, then there will be only one Women Tournament, with separate prizes. If the women participants are less than 10 in total or from less than 2 Continents, they will play in the Open Tournament with separate prizes.
Prior to the beginning of the first round an appeals committee shall be elected by the players consisting of three members and two reserve.
Arbiters team will cover the following languages:
ITA, GER, ENG, ESP, POR, FRA, RUS, UKR, CZE, IRI, MRI, POL, EST, FIN, DEN, NOR.