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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Check out Obert chess tournament in Spain from July 13

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Hi everybody,

The 13th Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011 chess tournament will take place from July 13-21 at the Centre Civic Sant Marti c.Selva de Mar 213 in Barcelona. The 9-round Swiss tournament is part of the 8th Catalan International Circuit.

The organiser of the tournament is Eduardo Arilla Santos and Director of the Tournament is Joan Fontanillas Sanchez. The prize fund totals 5,200€ and the Champion will receive 1200€ and a trophy.

The tournament starts shortly after the Torredembarra Open and a number of players, including the top seed Viktor Moskalenko, will continue the Circuit at the Centre Civic Sant Marti. In addition, GM Manuel Leon Hoyos of Mexico and a strong Cuban delegation are also participating. You can access the official website for more details and also check for more information in English.

Some of the top players already registered for the event include:

1 GM Moskalenko Viktor UKR 2591
2 GM Hernandez Carmenates Holden CUB 2570
3 IM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2556
4 GM Leon Hoyos Manuel MEX 2548
5 GM Cuartas Jaime Alexander COL 2542
6 GM Aroshidze Levan GEO 2539
7 IM Bacallao Alonso Yusnel CUB 2532
8 GM Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX 2522
9 IM Larino Nieto David ESP 2495
10 FM Gonzalez Perez Arian CUB 2490
11 FM Delgado Ramos Hector CUB 2488
12 GM Karlsson Lars SWE 2482
13 GM Abreu Delgado Ayram CUB 2479
14 GM Borges Matos Juan CUB 2472
15 IM Cruz Cristhian PER 2470
16 IM Perez Mitjans Orelvis ESP 2452
17 GM Lazarev Vladimir FRA 2445
18 IM Pilgaard Kim DEN 2442
19 IM Rojas Keim Luis CHI 2438
20 IM Gonzalez Rodriguez Jorge A. COL 2434
21 GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2430
22 IM Matnadze Ana GEO 2428
23 FM Rios Cristhian Camilo COL 2424
24 IM Cruz Jonathan PER 2406
25 IM Cruz Filemon PER 2406
26 FM Carstensen Jacob DEN 2391
27 IM Beltran Rueda Santiago ESP 2376
28 IM Vidarte Morales Arturo ESP 2359
29 FM Dominguez Pons Eric ESP 2344
30 IM Aderito Pedro ANG 2320

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  • At July 3, 2011 at 10:27 AM , Anonymous Saira Fernandes, Madrid said...

    Nice tournament. I played there once. But check out the weather in Barcelona before you go. have fun. The Spanish are the truly joyous people.


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