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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Croatia World Senior Chess Round 7: Rogulij, Vaisser, Hulak in Joint Lead

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

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The World Senior Chess Championship 2013 is being held in Croatia. Three players - IM Rogulij (Cro), GM Vaisser (Fra) and GM Hulak (Cro) - are in joint lead after seven rounds in the open section. Trailing by a half a point are IM Berkovic (Isr) GM Balashov (Rus) and GM Kristiansen (Den).

In the women's section, the leader is WFM Ankudinova (Kaz) with 5,5 points. Three players are right behind on 5: Khmiadashvili (Geo) Fatalibekova (Rus) and the legendary Nona Gaprindashvili (Geo).

The 23rd Individual World Senior Championship is being held in Opatija, Rijeka under the organization of Chess Club Rijeka. Accommodation is at the Grand Hotel Milenij and the championship is taking place in the Congress centre Tamaris which is located within the hotel complex. 

The total prize fund of the 23rd individual senior chess championship 2013 amounts to 18.000,00 euro, of which 14.000,00 is to be distributed in the open section, while 4.000,00 euro will be given away in the women's section. Find or all information about the competition and registration please visit

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