Vienna Chess Open Begins Aug 17 with 700 Players from 50 Countries
In total over 700 players from more than 50 countries have registered to take part in the chess tournament.
Favourite to win the championship is Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov. Alongside Ivan Sokolov there are a further 20 Grandmasters taking part. Eva Moser is representing Austria. The matches can be followed live on the internet.
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