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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Zagreb Chess Open: GM Robert Zelčić Wins Clear First

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Hi everyone, 

GM Robert Zelčić won the Zagreb International Chess Open 2013 that took place from February 25th to March 4th at the hotel Dubrovnik, Gajeva 1 in Zagreb, Croatia. Zelčić finished sole first thanks to a great performance of seven wins and two draws to get 8/9 points. He left his closest followers a full point behind. Zdenko Kožul and top seed Evgeny Postny finished second and third, respectively, due to their tiebreak scores, according to a Fide chess tournament news report.

The total prize fund amounted to 60.000 Kunas (approx. 10.500 USD), with 12.000 Kunas reserved for the winner. The Zagreb Chess Open is one of the finest and most popular chess event in the country. You can access the official website for more details in the Croatian language.

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