The championship consists of 4 regional stages (Russian Poker Cup) and one final stage (Russian Poker Championship).
one. Russian Poker Cup, Sochi“Casino Sochi” (Gambling zone “Krasnaya Polyana”) May 20-29, 2022.
2. Russian Poker Cup, Kaliningrad, “Sobranie” (gambling zone “Amber“”) 1-10 July 2022.
3. Russian Poker Cup, Altai“Altai Palace” (gambling zone “Siberian coin“”) 16-25 September 2022.
4. Russian Poker Cup, Vladivostok“Tigre de Cristal” (gambling zone “Primorye”) 18-27 november 2022.
5. Final stage Russian Poker Championship 2022 will be held at Casino Sochi from 16 to 22 December 2022
– Russian poker players, being one of the strongest in the world, have long earned the right to their own championship. There is no doubt that the championship will become a landmark event for every gambling zone, it will once again demonstrate to everyone that poker is an intellectual game that has long turned into a big social phenomenon in Russia– comments Marina Anatolyevna Bludyan, President of the Union of Mind Games Participants.
To the grid of each regional stage Russian Poker Cup two main tournaments are permanently included:
Texas NL Freezout (Buy-in: 50,000 rub.)
Omaha PL Freezout (Buy-in: 50,000 rub.)
Russian Poker Championship — the annual final stage of the open Russian Poker Championship. To the grid of the final stage Russian Poker Championship two main tournaments are also included on a regular basis:
Texas NL Freezout (Buy-in: 100,000 rub.)
Omaha PL Freezout (Buy-in: 100,000 rub.).
– The Russian Poker Championship will be one of the main projects for the association this year. A large-scale, multi-stage tournament will unite the community of players and introduce the poker community to the key gambling zones of our country. I also want to express my gratitude to the Union of Mind Games Participants for their support. I have no doubt that together we will organize a tournament that will find a positive response from poker professionals and amateurs– comments Dmitry Sergeevich Anfinogenov, Chairman of AIRIS.
During the year, all players participating in the main tournaments of the regional stages (Russian Poker Cup) and the main tournaments of the annual final stage (Russian Poker Championship), depending on the place taken in the tournament, receive points that go to the rating “Player of the Year». At the end of the year, as part of the final stage of the Russian Championship (Russian Poker Championship) the ceremony will take place Russian Poker Awardss, where, based on the results of the rating, the best player of the year will be awarded. In addition, the winners of the year in various categories will be determined by preliminary voting: “Best Poker Manager in Russia”, “Best Poker Journalist”, “Best Stage of the Series”, etc.
– Poker in Russia is developing so rapidly that the creation of an all-Russian championship is a big event, but at the same time very logical. We have been moving towards such a large project for several years, and I am very pleased to be at the helm of this story. I am sure that the Russian Championship will become one of the most prestigious series in our country, because we unite all gambling zones, players from all over Russia, and launch an internal tourist flow. And most importantly, we develop and popularize this wonderful intellectual game and unify the uniform rules and regulations of the game– comments Artur Voskanyan, director and chief referee of the championship.
First regional stage Russian Poker Cup will be held in “Casino Sochi” from May 20 to May 29, 2022 and will be represented by 27 tournaments in various disciplines.
The winners of the main tournaments of the regional stages will receive the Cup and the title “Winner of the Russian Poker Cup”, a cash prize, as well as free accommodation and participation in the main tournament of the final stage Russian Poker Championship in your discipline.