Amur Bay Water Area, Pier 30, SportivnayaNaberezhnaya

Eastern Economic Forum Parade of Sails

From 8 to 13 September 2023, Vladivostok will host the Parade of Sails – a key, annual patriotic sports event of the Eastern Economic Forum, with the participation of large training sailboats "Nadezhda" and "Pallada", sailing yachts of international and national classes, foreign teams and high-ranking guests.

The programme includes the following events:
• Children's and youth sailing regatta;
• Parade of large training sailboats;
• Sailing regatta of keel yachts;
• Roscongress Cup. Sailing regatta;
• Far East Cup international regatta.

Over 1,000 young yachtsmen and sailors will take part in the Parade of Sails. A myriad of sailing children's and large yachts, as well as two legendary Russian sailboats "Nadezhda" and "Pallada" will bring the city, its residents, guests, and the EEF participants a bright, marine and memorable holiday.

The winners and prize-winners will be awarded on 13 September at the central square of Vladivostok.


Amur Bay Water Area, Pier 30, SportivnayaNaberezhnaya

Roscongress Cup. Sailing regatta in the Platu 25 class

Professional yachtsmen from the Far East and crews from other regions of Russia will go to the start.

The format of the sailing competition includes short dynamic races. The distance will be placed in front of the central embankment of the city of Vladivostok, pretty close to the shore, so that the Forum guests and the city residents can observe the battle of the participants.

The yacht of the Roscongress Foundation led by Sergey Bryuzga will take part in the competition. Sergey has medals and victories in the championships of St. Petersburg in several classes of cruising yachts under his belt. He also took part in the championships of Russia and the world championship in the SB20 class, prestigious Commodore's Cup, Cowes Week races.


The World Friendship Games pavilion

The World Friendship Games pavilion at the 8th Eastern Economic Forum will tell the story of what will be the first major international multi-sport tournament with the participation of the best athletes on the planet.

The first-ever World Friendship Games will be held in Moscow and Yekaterinburg in September 2024, and leading athletes from Russia and around the world will take part in the tournament with a significant prize fund.

What sports are included in the programme of the World Friendship Games, which sports facilities will be involved, and who will come to participate? Answers to these and many other questions about the main sporting event of the next summer in Russia can be found at the tournament's information booth.

The stand will involve the signing of memoranda of cooperation across various aspects of Games preparation, along with the presentation of initiatives aimed at promoting the tournament.

Access for spectators is free.


Pavilion of the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation at the ‘Far East Street’ Exhibition, Russky Island

‘Sport – a vital norm’ Ministry of Sport pavilion

The pavilion of the Ministry of Sport at the 8th Eastern Economic Forum, called 'Sport – a vital norm’, will be a platform for productive discussions on the development of physical culture and sport.

Speakers and participants will engage in discussions on a range of relevant subjects, including sporting achievements, international cooperation in the realm of sports, innovative formats for sporting events, and the future prospects for the advancement of mass sports in Russia.

Visitors to the Russian Ministry of Sport's pavilion will have the opportunity to make the most of their time, engaging not only in informative business sessions but also participating in an active sports programme within the premises of the Ministry's second pavilion, known as the ‘Arena GTO’.


Tokarevskaya Koshka Yacht Club

‘Russian Grand Prix 2023’ Russian Cup in Aquabike

Exceeding speeds of 100 km/h, with hundreds of horsepower in the engine and no brakes, exhilarating water races will be held for the first time as part of the EEF Sport Games.

The water areas of the Amur and Ussuri Bays will host the Russian Cup in aquabike.

Wonders of speed and manoeuvrability will be demonstrated by Russia's strongest athletes, including world champions Olga Antoniuk and Vsevolod Chernukha.


Pavilion of the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation at the ‘Far East Street’ Exhibition, Russky Island

GTO Games International Cup of the Far East 2023

The ‘Arena GTO’ pavilion at the 8th Eastern Economic Forum will host the ‘GTO Games 2023’ 2nd Open Cup of the Far East.
The competitions will be held in the format of the GTO multisport event, which was recognized as a new sport by the Russian Ministry of Sport in June this year.

Participants of the Cup of the Far East will be 212 athletes from all over Russia, including participants of the teams of the Far East regions.

For the first time, the 2023 edition of the GTO Games Cup of the Far East will feature junior teams consisting of the best high school students from the Far East who have passed the selection process and proved that they are already the best of the best.

Athletes will fight for the right to be called GTO champions and win valuable prizes from the organizers.

Visitors to the pavilion will be greeted by an unparalleled and electrifying sports atmosphere, featuring a spectacular show complete with special effects and thrilling competitions among professional athletes.


Pavilion of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) at the ‘Far East Street’ Exhibition, Russky Island

2023 Kolmar Coal Mining Company Mas-Wrestling Cup International tournament

Athletes from 20 countries and four parts of the world will show by personal example how mas-wrestling unites people from all over the globe.

The international tournament will feature athletes from Russia, China, Canada, Brazil, Egypt, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia, Uruguay, Togo and other countries. The names of the teams, which will be themed around the fauna of the Far East, representing the theme of ecology.

Access to the event is free for spectators.


FEFU Library Reading Room, level A10, Russky Island

Blindfold chess simultaneous exhibition

Calculate all the moves of your opponents during a simultaneous game session and build your own combinations without looking at the board.

This is the task that international grandmaster Pavel Ponkratov will have to complete at the EEF Sport Games.

In 2022, he won the EEF Cup, and will now hold a blind simultaneous exhibition.

This unique format of playing chess became popular a century and a half ago. It was practised by all the legendary chess players.

Ponkratov's opponents at EEF will be Forum participants.


FEFU Library Reading Room, level A10, Russky Island

Roscongress Cup in Go

This logical game based on the principles of strategy is gaining more and more fans.

Forum participants will be able to seize their opponent's territory and hold it in their hands in the Reading Room of the FEFU library. The most successful of them will become the winner of the Roscongress Cup.

The event is organized by RС Sport, the sports platform of the Roscongress Foundation.

Admission to the event as a player is by prior application in your personal web office.


FEFU Library Reading Room, level A10, Russky Island

2nd International Chess Tournament for the EEF Cup

For the second year in a row, a rapid chess tournament will be held as part of the EEF Sport Games.

This year, the competition features a significantly stronger international presence. Joining the event in Vladivostok are Indian prodigy Raunak Sadhwani, who achieved the grandmaster title at the age of 13, and Nodirbek Yakubboev from Uzbekistan, the winner of the Chess Olympiad. They will be pitted against formidable opponents, including Vladislav Artemyev, a rising star of Russian chess, alongside several other promising grandmasters. Consequently, attendees of the EEF can anticipate witnessing a confrontation of the future stars of world chess.

The matches will take place surrounded by mesmerising views from the balcony of the FEFU Library.

Grandmaster and popular blogger Alina Bivol will comment on the games live.

The prize fund of the tournament will amount to three million rubles.

Access to the event is free for spectators.