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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Split Chess Open 2013 begins in Croatia

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

Hi everyone, 

The 3rd International Tournament Split Chess Open 2013 is set to take place from 10th to 18th August in Hotel Zagreb in Split, Croatia. The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Chess Club “Brda” and City of Split. This year the prize fund is increased to 10,000 EUR. Top prizes are: 2000, 1200, 700, 500, 400, 300 EUR.

The 1st Split Open in 2011 had 120 participants. GM Marin Bosiočić was the convincing winner with 8/9 points. The 2nd Split Open in 2012 had 203 participants. Grandmasters Bojan Kurajica and Ante Saric shared the first place with 7,5/9 points each.

Tournament director: Mateo Ivić, mob.00385 (0)91 6400-589, e-mail:

Chairman of Organising committee: Tihomir Bužančić,mob.00385 (0)98 264-190

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