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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Abierto Chess International from June 23 in Sanxenxo, Spain

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Hi everyone,

The fourth edition of the Abierto International de Ajedrez Carlos is going to take place from June 23 to July 1 at the Hotel Carlos I, in Sanxenxo (Pontevedra), the most exclusive beach resort in Galicia, Spain. The 9-round Open will offer 7000 EUR in prizes, with 1100 EUR going to the the winner. GM Dragan Paunovic and GM Aleksa Strikovic are the defending champions. You can access the official website for more information.

List of top participants:
1 GM Paunovic Dragan SRB 2521
2 GM De La Villa Garcia Jesus Maria ESP 2478
3 IM Lariño Nieto David ESP 2469
4 IM Recuero Guerra David ESP 2467
5 GM Barlov Dragan SRB 2450
6 GM Fernandez Garcia Jose Luis ESP 2419
7 IM Garcia Castro Pablo ESP 2405
8 FM Santos Latasa Jaime ESP 2396
9 FM Bykov Alexey RUS 2346
10 FM Pazos Porta Antonio ESP 2319
11 Meneses Gonzalez Kevin Moises ESP 2264
12 Gonzalez Diaz Julio ESP 2256
13 Vaarala Eric SWE 2249
14 FM Recuero Guerra Javier ESP 2243
15 Patiño Romaris Juan Roberto ESP 2185

Sanxenxo is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. It is situated in the southern part of the Salnés region. It is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean in the estuaries of Pontevedra and Arosa, which lie in its western areas. Surely a nice place to play chess!

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