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  Moscow  2008   Women's Grand Slam
30.06.2008 -  05.07.2008

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info
 

Click here for the Event's Regulation (WT/06)

Title of the Event
Moscow 2008 Grand Slam
Promoter National Federation
Name: SPA Complect Ltd
Contact person: Mr.Ilya Volodarskiy
Address: Luzhnetskaya nab., 24, b.5, 
Moscow 119048 Russia
Tel:+7-495-785 23 37
Mobile: +7-495-960 36 23
Fax:+7-495-785 23 36
E-mail: rusbeachvolley@mail.ru

Website: www.rusbeachvolley.ru

Press Director: Mr.Alexander Dementiev
President: Mr. Nikolai Patrushev
Contact person: Mr. Stanislav Schevchenko,
Mr. Ilya Volodarskiy
Address: Luzhnetskaia nab., 8 RUS-119992 Moscow RUSSIA
Tel: +7-495-637 00 00
Fax: +7-495-637 01 95
E-mail: rusvolley@roc.ru
Website: http://www.volley.ru
 
Map of the area

Poklonnaya Gora (aka Victory Park)


Airports:
Sheremetyevo (SVO)
Domodedovo (DME)
Fastest way:
http://www.domodedovo.ru/en/main/getting/1/aero/
Vnukovo (VKO).
Fastest way:
http://vnukovo.ru/eng/for-passengers/registration/railway/index.wbp
The links above point to websites railway shuttle schedules.
Sheremetyevo airport does not have railway connection.
Every airport also offers taxi (24h) and minibus shuttles (6am-11pm)
For the shuttle service please contact us at: transport@rusbeachvolley.ru
Host Broadcaster Venue
Name: RTR Sports
Contact Person: Mrs. Olga Pigareva
Address: Shabolovka 37, 113162 Moscow, Russia
Telephone: +7-495-104 62 68
Fax: 
Email: opigareva@sport.vgtrk.com
Website: http://www.rtr-sport.ru
Address: Poklonnay Gora (Victory Park)
Bratiev Fonchenko str., 7 Moscow 121170 Russia


Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
Address: Luzhnetskaya nab., 24, b.5, Moscow 119048 Russia 
E-mail: rusbeachvolley@mail.ru 
Tel: +7-495-785 23 37
Fax:+7-495-785 23 36

Promoter’s mobile: 
Tournament Director – Ilya Volodarskiy
+7-495-960 36 23
E-mail: director@rusbeachvolley.ru

Administrative Director – Sonia Danilova
+7 916 693 84 17
E-mail : rusbeachvolley@mail.ru

Competition Director – Hinnerk Femerling (GER)
+41 79 690 89 77
E-mail : hinnerk@femerling.com
E-mail : hinnerk@rusbeachvolley.ru
Operational Director – Siegbert Brutschin
(GER)
+49 (172) 3277422
E-mail: siegbert@rusbeachvolley.ru

Promotion Director – Andrey Fefelov
+7 903 969 18 30 
E-mail: fefelov@rusbeachvolley.ru

Media Director – Alexander Dementiev
+7 916 447 56 84
E-mail: press@rusbeachvolley.ru
Please contact us at hotel@rusbeachvolley.ru
Hotel Belgrad
Address: Smolenskaya str., 8 121099 Moscow
Tel: +7 495 223 08 97
Fax: +7 495 223 08 69
E-mail:  edu@vmoskvu.ru
Category: Standard 3 stars
Price: 157,00 – 180,00€


Hotel Universitetskaya
Address: Michurinskiy av., 8/29 119192 Moscow
Tel: +7 495 223 08 97
Fax:  +7 495 223 08 69
E-mail: edu@vmoskvu.ru
Category: Standard 3 stars
Price: 90,00 –125,00€

Hotel Ast Gof Park Hotel
Address: B.Filevskaya str., 25 121309 Moscow
Tel: +7 495 787 99 73
Fax: +7 495 787 99 73
E-mail: info@svoyhotel.ru
Category: Standard 3 stars
Price: 105,00 – 135,00€

Hotel Varshava
Address: Leninskiy av., 2/1 119049 Moscow
Tel: +7 495 223 08 97
Fax: +7 495 223 08 69
E-mail: edu@vmoskvu.ru
Category: Standard 3 stars
Price: 120,00 – 153,00€

Hotel Akademicheskaya 
Address: Donskaya str., 1 119049 Moscow
Tel: +7 495 785 12 64
Fax: +7 495 238 41 72
E-mail: info@svoyhotel.ru
Category: Standard 3 stars
Price: 160,00 – 175,00€
 
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Name: Korston Hotel Moscow
Address: Kosigina str., 15 119334 Moscow Russia

Tel:+7-495-939 85 46
Fax:+7-495-939 83 38
E-mail: hotel@rusbeachvolley.ru
http://www.korston.ru

Korston Hotel & Casino Moscow 
is a 4-star property located in a 
picturesque Vorobievy Hills district - 
one of the 7 famous Hills of Moscow.
Rooms 		 			
351 rooms 				
					
Standard: 229 rooms 			
Junior suit: 43 rooms			
Suit: 15 rooms				
Executive: 9 rooms 			
Executive junior suit: 6 rooms 		
Executive suit: 12 rooms 		
Business: 23 rooms 			
Business junior suite: 2 rooms		
Business suite: 4 rooms						
Apartments: 8 rooms


Additional hotel services

•	Sauna 
•	Billiards and bowling
•	World class Casino
•	Solarium and hairdressers
•	Beauty salon 	
•	Business center
•	Medical center
•	Room service
•	Concierge service
•	Cloakroom, private safes

Restaurants

15 restaurants and bars with European, Greek, 
Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Italian cuisine
 
Event Schedule
Women Men

....June 30th     Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams

                       13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)

                       14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)

                         19:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)

                       at the press-centre on the venue for the Qualification Tournament teams

                       20:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)

                         at the press-centre on the venue for the Qualification Tournament teams

....July 1st         Qualification Tournament

                         Arrival of Main Draw teams

                         20:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)

                       at the hotel Korston for the Main Draw teams

                       21:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)

                         at the Korston hotel for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

....July 2nd ....   Main Draw (32)

....July 3rd         Main Draw (24)

....July 4th....    Main Draw (12)

....July 5th ....    Semi-finals and Finals

....July 5th        Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available since : June 28th

Total # of competition courts: 5
Total # of warm-up courts: 2

....July 1st        Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams

                       13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)

                       14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)

                       19:00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)

                       at the press-centre on the venue for the Qualification Tournament teams

                       19:30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)

                         at the press-centre on the venue for the Qualification Tournament teams

....July 2nd ....   Qualification Tournament

                         Arrival of Main Draw teams

                         20:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)

                       at the hotel Korston for the Main Draw teams

                       21:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)

                         At the hotel Korston for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

....July 3rd ...     Main Draw (32)

....July 4th         Main Draw (24)

....July 5th ....    Main Draw (12)

   .July 6th       Semi-finals and Finals

....July 7th      Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available since (date):

Total # of competition courts: 5
Total # of warm-up courts:
2

Useful Information

Tournaments' Side Events Public opening ceremony on Sunday 29.06, Players party on Sunday 05.07 evening, Concert, Fashion Show, Mini events at the courts, Sponsors’ events, Public contests, Amateur tournaments, Sightseeing, Award ceremony, Closing ceremony
Ticketing Free Admission, VIP tribune by special invitation
Hospitality Package VIP: VIP tribune access, snacks, drinks. VVIP: VIP tribune access, snacks, drinks, lunch, beverage, shuttle services
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans Public city beach “Serebrianny Bor”  during a week before the event. 05.07-06.07 on court 4
Tentative TV Programming

Tue – Fri by RTR-SPORT minimum 2 games per day

Sat  – San  by RTR-SPORT minimum 4 games per day

Internet TV by RTR-SPORT: www.sportbox.ru

Weather Conditions
(based on last years' data for the same period)

Min. Temperature:  15° C
Max. Temperature: 30° C
rel. Humidity: 60 %
Rain: 15 mm/m˛
Wind: 5-10 m/s
Sunrise: 3:49          
Sunset: 21:17

UTC + 03:00
Currency

1 EUR ~ 35,50 RUB

1 US$ ~ 24,75 RUB
Tourist Office Web Site TBD
Other recommended Hotels in the Area
Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel
Address: Europe Square 2, 121059 Moscow Russia 
Tel: +7 495  941 80 20
Fax: +7 495  941 80 00
E-mail: Moscow@radissonSAS.com
Category: Standard 5 stars
Average price: 470,00€

Katerina-City Hotel 
Address: Shluzovaya nab., 6/1 115114 Moscow
Tel: +7 495  795 24 44
Fax: +7 495  795 24 43
E-mail: reservation@umaco.org
Category: Standard 4 stars
Average price: 300,00€

Golden Ring Hotel 
Address: Smolenskaya str., 5 119121 Moscow
Tel: +7 495  725 01 00
Fax: +7 495  725 01 01
E-mail: reserv@hotel-goldenring.ru
Category: Standard 4 stars
Average price: 400,00€

Crowne Plaza
Address: Krasnopresnenskaya nab., 12 123610, Moscow
Tel. : +7 (495) 258 21-22, 22-22
Fax:  +7 (495) 253 20-51
E-mail: booking@wtc.msk.ru
Category: Standard 4 stars
Average price: 350,00 €
 
Popular Attraction Red Square, The Kremlin Museum, The Bolshoi Theater, Gorky Park, Christ the Savior Church, Arbat street, Night clubs, Disco, Boat trips, shopping, etc.
Other useful information

* Visa support is free of charge for

the Main Draw players if run through

the organizer and the Russian Olympic

Committee, but this takes app. 4 weeks

and the original documents can only

be sent all together for all players

from one country to their National

Volleyball Federation.

For accompanying persons and for the

Qualification players a service fee

of 35 € needs to be charged and paid on

site before the start of the

tournament and the documents will be

sent directly by DHL (to your expense).

Business visa invitations need more

then 4 weeks to prepare from the

organizer’s site, so you need to send a

scanned color copy of your passport, the

name of the city with Russian

Counsel Department where you are

going to apply for your visa and post

address of your National Federation,

telephone number and name of the contact

person

Invitations can also be issued by the 
hotel, but only for the duration of the 
stay if room is booked and paid. 
This takes app. 1 week and hotel will 
charge the cost of the room in case of no
show.

Please contact us for visa support by E-mail:
visa@ moscowbeachvolley.ru


Documents you need to present to the 
Russian Consulate in order to receive your Russian Visa

1.	Your Passport with valid date for 
min 6 months after visa date and 
a minimum of two clean 
passport pages;
2.	Russian Embassy Application Form 
in two copies - filled and signed;
3.	One recently done color 
passport photo; Do not use a 
printout from 
your Laserjet!  It must be a real photo.
4.	For your information: it takes 
around two weeks to get your visa 
(depending on the specific schedule 
of work of the each Embassy in 
each country).
5.	The sooner you start to get your 
visa the less it will cost.