The 9th Annual Philadelphia International will be held from 29th June to 3rd July at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel, 17th & Race Streets, Philadelphia, PA.
The event has one Open section which will be a 9 round Swiss tournament with GM and IM norm opportunities. Free entry for GMs, IMs and WGMs.
The prize fund is $8,000 unconditionally guaranteed: $2000-1200-800-700-600-500-400-300, top FIDE under 2300 or unrated $1000-500.
Foreign Grandmasters registered to participate:
Evgeny Romanov (RUS) 2628
Marin Bosiocic (CRO) 2580
Alexander Evdokimov (RUS) 2569
Axel Bachmann (PAR) 2566
Alojzije Jankovic (CRO) 2568
Alonso Zapata (COL) 2484
Sriram Jha (IND) 2436
Gildardo Garcia (COL) 2414