USA's Top Daily Chess News Blog, Informative, Fun, and Positive

hosted by Chess Queen™ & 12th Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk


Friday, August 9, 2013

6th Arad Chess Open 2013: Konstantin Tarlev Wins on Tiebreak

Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) 2013

Hi everyone, 

The 6th Arad Chess Open took place from 31st July to 9th August in the Great Concert Hall of the City Cultural Palace in Arad, Romania.

Ukrainian International Master Konstantin Tarlev edged Hungarian Grandmaster Attila Czebe on tiebreak to claim the winner’s trophy in the main Open Tournament. Both players finished the event on 7,5 points from nine games. In the final round Tarlev defeated GM Balog Imre, winner of the previous two tournaments in Arad.

The Festival consisted of the Open Tournament, 9-round event which was held on 3-9th August, the U16 Tournament, 7-round FIDE rated event on 31st July – 3rd August, and U8-U10 Tournaments, 9-round events valid for Romanian ratings on 31st July – 3rd August.

The additional events included FIDE rated Blitz Tournament, Fischer Random Tournament, and bughouse exhibitions.

The Festival was organized by the Sah Club Vados and tournament director was IO Alin Campeanu. The total prize fund was 8000 EUR. (

Official website

From Alexandra Kosteniuk's
Also see her personal chess blog
Don't miss Chess Queen™
YouTube Channel

Labels: , ,


Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home