Турнир претендентов 2020
Partners
Title sponsor
Sima-Land
The company "Sima-land" was founded in 2000, and is currently one of the largest wholesale production companies in Russia. A wholesale online store is visited by more than 500,000 unique visitors per day. The range is more than 800,000 items of consumer goods. Most of the Sima-Land product range is owned by products under its own brands. Moreover, more than 70% of orders are placed at Russian enterprises and CIS countries. Since 2015, the company "Sima-Land" has been developing its own production of plastic products and sewing production. The Sima-Land company delivers by its own and hired freight transport almost throughout Eurasia from Vladivostok to Lisbon and from Nadym to Bishkek, has its branches in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Krasnodar. There are also representative offices in China and India. The company employs more than 10,000 employees.

One of the areas of assistance to sports by the company "Sima-Land" is chess. Company owner Andrei Simanovsky is the head of the Sverdlovsk Chess Federation. Due to this, in October 2017, the team of the Sverdlovsk region won first place at the Russian Championship in Sochi. The Chess Federation held many competitions and events, one of which is the Ural chess festival 2017, 2018 and 2019, the VII All-Russian children and youth tournament in memory of the first Ural master S.M. Levitsky — stage of the Russian chess Cup among boys and girls up to 9, 11, 13 years old and boys and girls under 15 years old, a tournament dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the governor of the Sverdlovsk region — Eduard Rossel, with the participation of ten super grandmasters led by world champion Anatoly Karpov and Olympic champion Rafael Vaganyan, etc. In 2018, was created the Grandmaster Center named after A.E. Karpov ". Urban and regional competitions of the Ural Federal District give gifted children the opportunity to show their talents in their "small" homeland and not seek to replenish the ranks of "legionnaires" in Moscow. So, Leia Garifullina in 2019 became the world champion among children, and Artem Pingin in 2018 became the champion of Europe also among children.
Official Blockchain Partner
Algorand
Based in Boston and founded by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, Algorand is an open-source software company building technical innovation for the borderless economy with a platform that delivers decentralization, scalability and security.

Algorand's first-of-its-kind, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake protocol supports the scale, open participation, and transaction finality needed by users to build opportunity and fulfill the promise of blockchain technology.

For more information, visit algorand.com
Official Cybersecurity Partner
Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky's deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe.

The company's comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

Learn more at kaspersky.com
CFR General Partner
PhosAgro
PhosAgro Group is the undisputed leader in the supply of fertilizers to the Russian market, and is one of the three largest producers of phosphate-based fertilizers in the world.

PhosAgro's main products include phosphate rock, 39 grades of fertilizers, feed phosphates, ammonia and sodium tripolyphosphate, which are used by customers in 102 countries across all inhabited continents of the world. The Company's priority markets outside of Russia and the CIS are Latin America, Europe and Asia.

The Company has been the general partner of the Chess Federation of Russia (CFR) since 2010. PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev is a Vice-President of the CFR and a member of its Board of Trustees.

PhosAgro is also a strategic partner of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in the Grand Prix series of the World Chess Championship in 2019−2020.

PhosAgro has sponsored the matches for the World Chess Champion title in Sochi, New York and London, as well as the Challenger tournament in Berlin and the qualifying stage of the Grand Prix in Moscow (2017).

At the same time, PhosAgro continues to promote chess in the regions where it operates by opening chess classes in Company-supported schools and kindergartens, and funding the training of specialised teachers.

Official site: phosagro.com

Partner
SILA International Lawyers
SILA International Lawyers is an international law company with offices in Russia, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Turkey and Central Asia.

The company's forte is sports law practice – SILA represents a lot of famous athletes, coaches, agents and clubs all over the world. The company has extensive experience in representing clients in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Company is also experienced in legal advising for international sports competitions organized within the Russian Federation, including the World and European Championships in various kinds of sports.
Partner
Pine Creek Golf Resort
Pine Creek Golf Resort is the first and only world-class golf resort in the Urals. The Complex is located just 20 km from Ekaterinburg and is one of the unique tourist facilities in Sverdlovsk Region.

Total resort area: 250 hectares of delightful forest and parks featuring golf course, modern recreation facilities, a restaurant, conference hall and premium-class residential gated community.

It is one of the top four golf courses in Russia according to the Best Golf Courses in 206 Countries in 2019 by Golf Digest, an authoritative international ranking.

Official site: pinecreek.ru
Partner
Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz Russia AO is a Russian company, a subsidiary of Daimler Group. Daimler AG (Daimler-Benz AG in 1994) was the first foreign automotive company to establish a subsidiary AOZT Mercedes-Benz Avtomobili in the territory of the Russian Federation.

Mercedes-Benz Russia AO is the only official importer of Mercedes-Benz cars and vans, as well as smart cars in Russia.

In 2013 the company launched production of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Classic vans at the GAZ plant in Nizhny Novgorod, as well as diesel engines for them in Yaroslavl. In 2018 the company became the leader in the automotive premium segment in Russia for the sixth time running.

In April 2019 the gala opening of the production plant for Mercedes-Benz cars in the Moscow region took place.