Source: Russian Invitation Dear Friends! Russian Bridge Federation is pleased to invite the junior players to take part in the 2020 Russian Junior Pair Championship (IMP Pair tournament) which will be held 18-20 September 2020 in Zvenigorod (Moscow region, 1 hour from Moscow). This year we introduce a new event – TENNET CUP, a single session mixed pair tournament of 16 boards provided by the famous world class international players with the attractive prize pool.  Please see the details below.

Russian Junior Pair Championship – special prizes

The best Russian pair (both players are from Russia) and the best non-Russian pair will be awarded free participation and accommodation in the pair tournament of the «2022 European Winter Games» (Monaco). The runner-up and third place in both Russian and non-Russian categories will receive free participation in the future Russian tournaments. Cash prizes for the best Russian and the best non-Russian pairs in the following categories: “best under 16 pair”, “best under 21 pair”, “best ladies pair”, “best mixed pair”.

Participation and accommodation

We welcome all juniors under 26, but please be aware – our field is not really strong so far, so it is a good opportunity to train your U21 and U16 categories ☺  There is no entry fee  Accommodation and Full Board (2 nights from Friday to Sunday) in a double room – 80€ per person  Transfer from airport – 80€ per car (you can call Uber yourself – around 50€ per car) Venue: “Zvenigorodskiy” recreation center of the Administration of the Academy of Sciences (Moscow region, Zvenigorod, Academicheskiy proezd,

Tania Dikhnova will be pleased to answer your questions:

+7 916 687 0 678,

Schedule of Championship 18 September 14:00-19:30 – registration and check-in 18:30-19:30 – dinner 19:30 – TENNET CUP 19 September 10:00-12:30 – IMP pair tournament. Session 1 12:30-13:30 – lunch break 13:30-18:30 – IMP pair tournament. Session 2 18:30-19:30 – dinner 19:30 – analysis of the played boards (in Russian) 20 September 10:00-12:30 – IMP pair tournament. Session 3 12:30-13:30 – lunch break 13:30-15:30 – IMP pair tournament. Session 4 16:00 – Closing ceremony


Mixed pair tournament. The composition of all partnerships will be decided by the random draw before the start of the event. Participation of the “one sex” pairs will be accepted only after all mixed partnerships are defined. Basic natural system will be provided. The format: 8 rounds of 2 boards, match-points over the field. The boards will be provided by the world class international players. At the end of the tournament every participant will get a special brochure with the boards and comments. Preliminary registration is obligatory!


The Tennet Cup will be awarded to the 1st place in the Mixed category. The cash prizes: Mixed 1st – 400 € 2nd – 200 € 3rd – 120 € “One sex” 1st – 100 € (in case of more than three pairs) Special prize – find maximum ladie’s boards ☺ – 50 €!

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