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Conservative dress-code at World Cup

Jeans, sneakers, T-shirts and caps are banned in the playing hall of the upcoming FIDE World Cup in Sochi, where a conservative dress code will be in place along with a health protocol of PCR tests every 4–5 days and daily health checks for everyone. At the board, masks don’t have to be worn. Tabletop separators will be put up between opponents. Seconds and spectators will not be allowed in the hall.