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Monday, February 21, 2011

Mediterranean Flower 2011 chess tournament for women from Feb 26

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Hi everyone,

What a quaint name for a women's chess tournament - the "Mediterranean flower 2011"! This WGM tournament - the eleventh edition actually - will be held in Rijeka from 26th February to 5th March 2011. It will be a closed round robin tournament.

Accommodation is in hotel "Adriatic" in the famous tourist resort of Opatija. The organizer has provided free transportation from hotel to the playing hall and back. The playing hall is in the beautiful "House of Chess Rijeka" in the town Rijeka.

The players' list so far includes:

  • IM Vasilevich Irina 2327 RUS
  • WGM Medić Mirjana 2279 CRO
  • WIM Bollengier Andreea 2251 FRA
  • WGM Ionica Iulia-Ionela 2248 ROU
  • WIM Olsarova Tereza 2216 CZE
  • WIM Olsarova Karolina 2195 CZE
  • WIM Agrest Inna 2170 SWE
  • WFM Berke Ana 2163 CRO
  • Kolaric Spela 2049 SLO
  • Kukić Lora 1764 CRO

You can find more details at the official website here.

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  • At February 21, 2011 at 11:41 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    There's also the women's grand prix to follow. i have to schedule time for all these ladies now.


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