Festa da Uva in Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Festa da Uva 2012, set to take place on 1st-4th March in Caxias do Sul, will be the first major chess event in Brazil in 2012.

As hinted in an interview, Hungarian GM Judit Polgár will play in a round-robin tournament together with GM Henrique Mecking, GM Gilberto Milos and GM Andres Rodriguez (Uruguay). She will also host a simultaneous exhibition and participate in various other activities.

In addition, there will be an open tournament on 3-4th March. The total prize fund is around 7100 EUR.

The XI Torneio Festa da Uva, which was played in 2010, featured Vassily Ivanchuk as the star player.

Judit Polgar

Judit Polgar

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