64 men and 38 women (separate tournaments) are playing for the World Cup prizes and a place to go to Sport Accord Mind Games in Bejing, China. While the majority of the 80 players are from Russia and neighborhood countries, USA is represented by our 2010 Champion, Grandmaster Yevgeniy Sklyarov. Also, from Pan-Am is playing current Pan-Am Champion Allan Silva. Both Yevgeniy and Allan won the first games. There is 9 round total playing swiss system. The number and caliber of the participants will guarantee a very interesting and tough fight for the leading positions. We wish Yevgeniy and Allan a lot of luck!