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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Torneio Aberto do Brasil – Taça Cidade de Fortaleza from April 5

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Hi everyone,

The 2nd Torneio Aberto do Brasil – Taça Cidade de Fortaleza is scheduled to take place from 5th to 8th April at the Ponta Mar Hotel, Beira-Mar in Fortaleza, CE. The tournament will be played over 7 rounds of Swiss system, with the time control of 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment (digital clock) or 2 hours knockout (analog clock).

The prize fund is approximately 4300 EUR, with 860 EUR dedicated for the winner. Already 143 players are registered to take participation, and among them are five Grandmasters.

Top participating players include:

1. GM Vescovi Giovanni BRA 2604
2. GM Cubas Jose Fernando PAR 2518
3. GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag BRA 2512
4. GM Lima Darcy BRA 2509
5. GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce BRA 2507
6. IM Dayer Horacio Saldano ESP 2440
7. IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito BRA 2407
8. IM Barbosa Evandro Amorim BRA 2399
9. IM Perdomo Leandro ARG 2372
10. FM Santiago Yago De Moura BRA 2360

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