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Baskaran Adhiban wins Benasque Open!

The 35th edition of Benasque Open has come to an end. It has been a great pleasure to be part of it and it’s definitely one of the tournaments we are going to play again and again. Benasque is a very nice town located in the heart of the Pyrenees and surrounded by the highest peaks in that range. The scenery is breathtaking, as you can imagine, and many chessplayers come prepared for hiking. The organization is no less impressive and, even with such a big number of participants, the organizers make everything they can so that everybody feels comfortable during the tournament.

The fight for the prizes has been intense and the winner decided only in the final round! With a win over GM Maxim Rodshtein, it was Indian GM Adhiban who clinched the sole lead, with 8,5/10. Places 2-7 were shared by a group of players with 8 points, but better tiebreaks had GM Julio Granda and GM Jorge Cori, who completed the podium in this order.… Read more

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Open Llucmajor 2015

A partir del próximo 9 de mayo y hasta el 17 se celebrará la cuarta edición del Open Internacional Llucmajor en la isla de Mallorca.

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El torneo contará con la participación de fuertes Grandes Maestros como Alexandr Fier (2624), Eduard Romain (2622), Kiril Georgiev (2595) entre otros.

El torneo será válido para la obtención de normas de MI/GM. La bolsa de premios es de más de 4.600 € que se repartirán de la siguiente manera:

Clasificación general
1º – 1300€ + trofeo
2º –   800€ + trofeo
3º –   600€ + trofeo
4º –   500€
5º –   400€
6º –   300€
7º –   200€
8º –   100€
9º –   100€
10º – 100€
11º – 60 €
12º – 60 €
13º – 60 €
14º – 60 €
15º – 60 €

Tramos de Elo
Mejor sub 2400 – 100€
Mejor sub 2300 – 100€
Mejor sub 2150 – 100€
Mejor sub 2000 – 100€
Mejor sub 1850 – 100€
Mejor sub 1700 – 100€

Sitio oficial del torneo: WinterChessRead more

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