Ten grandmasters take part in the event: Nikita Vitiugov, Boris Grachev, Valentina Gunina, Alexey Dreev, Andrey Esipenko, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Ernesto Inarkiev, Mikhail Kobalia, Alexander Motylev, and Boris Savchenko.
Time control: 5 minutes plus 10 seconds increment per move, starting from the first move.
History: Mark Dvoretsky (1947-2016) is a honoured Russian chess coach who trained many chess players as well as national teams. He is an author of several books about chess theory and practice.
Five rounds will be played on the first day and four on the second.