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Monday, April 4, 2011

Strong Ravenna chess tournament begins in Italy

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Hi everyone,

A new International Open in Lido Adriano - Ravenna in Italy will take place from April 2-10 April 2011. A €10,000 Prize Fund (first prize €2,500), 10 invited GMs including Judit Polgar will play in the tournament. Polgar will also give a simultaneous on April 9.

The list of titled players that are expected to take part at the first Ravenna Open - Lido Adriano include:

GM Viorel Iordachescu (Moldova, 2634)
GM Alexander Delchev (Bulgaria, 2629)
GM Sarunas Sulskis (Lituania, 2568)
GM Tamir Nabaty (Israel, 2565)
GM Elshan Moradiabadi (Iran, 2558)
GM Pablo Lafuente (Argentina, 2561)
GM Yuri Vovk (Ukraine, 2539)
GM Andrei Vovk (Ukraine, 2528)
GM Denes Boros (Hungary, 2513)
GM Ramil Hasangatin (Russia, 2508)
IM Michail Zaslavsky (Israel, 2431)
IM Julia Mashinskaya (Russia, 2350)
WGM Emilia Djingarova (Bulgaria, 2349)
GM Yair Kraidman (ISR, 2258)

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