Regulations

All players are guaranteed at least 3 matches.
The rules shall be those set by the WSF.
All the matches in categories Elite Men and A Men will be played "best of five". In the other categories all the matches will be played "best of three" but the final and the match for the 3rd place play-off will be played "best of five".
Players are expected to referee matches.

The Dunlop PRO** is the official tournament ball.

Tournament formula

All players are divided onto 9 categories:

For Men:

• ELITE men – for professional players and strong and experienced amateurs.
• Masters 45+-for players 45 years old and older
• A men – amateur players with experience over 5 years
• B men – amateur players with experience over 2 years
• C men – amateur players with experience under 2 years

For Women:

• ELITE ladies – for professional players and strong and experienced amateurs.
• A ladies – amateur players with experience over 2 years
• B ladies – amateur players with experience under 2

Doubles:

• Exhibition tournament of 8 pairs as maximum with no entry fee (higher ranking players priority)
3 of 7 courts of NSC have movable sidewalls and could be transformed into courts for doubles tournament.

Seeded players

To avoid any mistakes in seeding players, please inform tournament officials about your national ranking by noting it in the registration form.
The draw for all categories will be published on the official web-site (www.squashmania.ru) and on the official web-page on www.tournamentsoftware.com 3 days before the start date of the tournament.

Winner’s awards

Prize fund of the tournament is 200 000 Rub (app. 3500 $).
Prize fund is spread as following:
Elite men – 100000 Rub 45+ men – 30000 Rub A men– 30000 Rub Elitе ladies – 40000 Rub
1-st place – 50000 1-st place – 15000 1-st place – 15000 1-st place – 20000
2-nd place – 30000 2-nd place – 9000 2-nd place – 9000 2-nd place – 12000
3-rd place – 20000 3-rd place – 6000 3-rd place – 6000 3-rd place – 8000

Winners in Women A, all B and C categories will be awarded with valuable prizes and sponsor’s gifts.

Attention!

All players are competing at their own risk. If necessary, players must takr care of their medical insurance by themselves. Sending the application means the acceptance of these terms.