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Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2018

Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is organizing the Abu Dhabi chess festival in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and under the Patronage of H.H Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan from 6-16th August in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE.

Abu Dhabi Chess 2018

1. Masters Tournament:
Open to all FIDE rated players with standard rating of 2100 ELO and above. Tournament will be a 9 rounds Swiss system, time control 90 min for each player and 30 seconds increment for each. 30-minute tolerance will be applied.
Top prizes: $13000 $7,500 $5,500 $3,500 $2000 $1500 $1000 $800 $700 $600

2. Open Tournament:
Open for players rated 2000 ELO and below. The tournament will be a 9 rounds Swiss system, time control 90 min for each player and 30 seconds increment for each move. 30-minute tolerance will be applied.
Top prizes: $2000 $1500 $1200 $1000 $800 $500 $400

3. Juniors Tournament (U16):
Open for players born in 2002 or later. The tournament will be a 9 rounds Swiss system, time control 70 min for each player for the whole game. 30-minute tolerance will be applied.
Top prizes: $1500 $1000 $700 $500 $400 $300. Also prizes for sections U8, U10, U12 and U14.

4. Blitz tournament:
Swiss system, 11 rounds, 3 min + 2 sec increment. Entry fees AED 100 (US$ 27). GM, IM with standard Ello Above 2400 and WGM are exempted.

5. Simultaneous exhibition:
Held by a renowned international GM. Free Registration

6. Homeland protector’s tournament:
Open to members of military and police and national service. Swiss system, 7 rounds, 15 min. If there are 10 or less teams participating, the tournament will be a round robin. Free Registration.

7. Family Team Tournament:
Swiss system, 7 rounds, 15 min. Open to teams of 2 players (player + one of the parents). If there are 10 or less teams participating, the tournament will be a round robin. Free Registration.

Chess Festival Site

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Masters:

1 GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2727
2 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2718
3 GM Cheparinov Ivan GEO 2717
4 GM Wang Hao CHN 2711
5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2706
6 GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2690
7 GM Amin Bassem EGY 2683
8 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2680
9 GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2677
10 GM Korobov Anton UKR 2662
11 GM Short Nigel D ENG 2659
12 GM Morozevich Alexander RUS 2656
13 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2655
14 GM Kravtsiv Martyn UKR 2653
15 GM Parligras Mircea-Emilian ROU 2644
16 GM Maghsoodloo Parham IRI 2636
17 GM Salem A.R. Saleh UAE 2635
18 GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2634
19 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2619
20 GM Vocaturo Daniele ITA 2617
21 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2613
22 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2610
23 GM Karthikeyan Murali IND 2609
24 GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2608
25 GM Andersen Mads DEN 2601
26 GM Idani Pouya IRI 2599
27 GM Tabatabaei M.Amin IRI 2590
28 GM Pantsulaia Levan GEO 2587
29 GM Jojua Davit GEO 2582
30 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND 2581
31 GM Narayanan.S.L IND 2574
32 GM Istratescu Andrei ROU 2573
33 GM Yuffa Daniil RUS 2569
34 GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2560
35 GM Firouzja Alireza IRI 2560
36 IM Nihal Sarin IND 2555
37 GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy UKR 2544
38 GM Abdusattorov Nodirbek UZB 2538
39 GM Debashis Das IND 2538
40 GM Aryan Chopra IND 2536
41 GM Kadric Denis BIH 2536
42 GM Shyam Sundar M. IND 2526
43 GM Lalith Babu M R IND 2519
44 FM Erigaisi Arjun IND 2517
45 GM Vishnu Prasanna. V IND 2516
46 GM Puranik Abhimanyu IND 2514
47 IM Kuybokarov Temur UZB 2499
48 IM Saduakassova Dinara KAZ 2494
49 IM Sindarov Javokhir UZB 2488
50 GM Swapnil S. Dhopade IND 2485
51 GM Kunte Abhijit IND 2484
52 IM Iniyan P IND 2464
53 IM Vignesh N R IND 2463
54 IM Harsha Bharathakoti IND 2454
55 IM Nguyen Anh Khoi VIE 2453
56 GM Laxman R.R. IND 2448
57 IM Nitin S. IND 2448
58 CM Gukesh D IND 2440
59 IM Halvax Georg AUT 2437
60 FM Raja Rithvik R IND 2436
61 IM Prithu Gupta IND 2434
62 GM Sundararajan Kidambi IND 2432
63 IM Labib Ibrahim Hasan EGY 2425
64 IM Mammadzada Gunay AZE 2425
65 FM Sadhwani Raunak IND 2424
66 IM Ikeda Junta AUS 2419
67 IM Akash G IND 2410
68 IM Raghunandan Kaumandur Srihari IND 2404
69 GM Jonkman Harmen NED 2403
70 IM Dimakiling Oliver PHI 2401
71 Muthaiah Al IND 2391
72 Arjun Kalyan IND 2390
73 IM Krishna Teja N IND 2389
74 IM Rakesh Kumar Jena IND 2385
75 GM Raetsky Alexander RUS 2380
76 FM Anand Nadar IND 2377
77 IM Kathmale Sameer IND 2366
78 WGM Soumya Swaminathan IND 2361
79 Wagh Suyog IND 2356
80 Kulkarni Chinmay IND 2355
81 WGM Rapport Jovana SRB 2354
82 IM Omar Noaman UAE 2353
83 WGM Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim UZB 2350
84 FM Rathanvel V S IND 2348
85 FM Samhouri A. JOR 2348
86 Saravana Krishnan P. IND 2347
87 FM Aliyev Ravan AZE 2346
88 IM Sidhant Mohapatra IND 2339
89 IM Ahmad Al Khatib JOR 2336
90 IM Padmini Rout IND 2336
91 CM Zuo Yifan CHN 2333
92 Koustav Chatterjee IND 2325
93 FM Mithil Ajgaonkar IND 2318
94 CM Aronyak Ghosh IND 2318
95 FM Kigigha Bomo NGR 2317
96 Sammed Jaykumar Shete IND 2314
97 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti IND 2312
98 WIM Eric Jovana SRB 2307
99 Sankalp Gupta IND 2304
100 WGM Gomes Mary Ann IND 2303
101 FM Hamidi Amir Mohammad IRI 2299
102 CM Karthik Kumar Pradeep IND 2295
103 FM Salem Ghuloom UAE 2293
104 FM Shailesh Dravid IND 2290
105 Daneshvar Bardiya IRI 2290
106 WGM Hejazipour Mitra IRI 2285
107 Patil Pratik IND 2280
108 Raahul V S IND 2277
109 IM Sharma Dinesh K. IND 2274
110 CM Kushagra Mohan IND 2270
111 IM Mohota Nisha IND 2268
112 AGM Jubin Jimmy IND 2267
113 WIM Nandhidhaa Pv IND 2266
114 Aaryan Varshney IND 2260
115 Pranav Anand IND 2260
116 WIM Alinasab Mobina IRI 2259
117 AGM Krishnater Kushager IND 2256
118 WIM Srija Seshadri IND 2255
119 Navalgund Niranjan IND 2255
120 Rayes Abdul Kader SYR 2242
121 Dixit Nikhil IND 2240
122 Pranavananda V IND 2232
123 Pranav V IND 2227
124 WIM Vantika Agrawal IND 2225
125 FM Gajwa Ankit IND 2223
126 FM Dushyant Sharma IND 2221
127 WIM Parnali S Dharia IND 2218
128 Samant Aditya S IND 2216
129 WFM Varshini V IND 2205
130 Bhambure Shantanu IND 2194
131 Sahil Tickoo IND 2192
132 WIM Mahalakshmi M IND 2177
133 WFM Divya Deshmukh IND 2172
134 Adnan Habib CAN 2171
135 CM Mendonca Leon Luke IND 2167
136 Senthil Maran K IND 2167
137 FM Srinivasa Rao M. IND 2160
138 WIM Pujari Rucha IND 2159
139 Esenbek Uulu Ilimbek KGZ 2159
140 FM Thompson Ian D ENG 2156
141 Ajay Karthikeyan IND 2156
142 WIM Michelle Catherina P IND 2153
143 WIM Ivana Maria Furtado IND 2146
144 Moayed Obied JOR 2146
145 Sarvesh Kumar A IND 2145
146 WCM Isha Sharma IND 2144
147 IM Sultan Ibrahim UAE 2140
148 FM Jeet Jain IND 2136
149 FM Al Hosani Omran UAE 2135
150 AGM Srihari L R IND 2135
151 Hakobyan Eduard ARM 2134
152 FM Villanueva Nelson PHI 2133
153 Bartakke Amardeep S. IND 2133
154 Byron Alan M ENG 2132
155 WCM Song Yuxin CHN 2126
156 Pranav Shetty IND 2124
157 Mortel Marlon PHI 2123
158 FM Al-Hajiri Bader KUW 2120
159 Priyanka K IND 2106
160 Mayank Pal IND 2100
161 WFM Salonika Saina IND 2069
162 Panda Sambit IND 2043
163 Polakhare Aryan IND 1957
164 CM Al-Zaabi Sultan UAE 1945

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