The 17th Corsica Masters started in Bastia as 182-player Open Oscaro.com to later continue with the knockout phase.
The final match was played in Aiacciu, on the opposite coast of the Mediterranean island, and Saric defeated Almasi by 2-1 to take the winner’s trophy and top prize of 15,000 EUR.
The festival also included “Coca-Cola Blitz Tournament” with 5000 EUR prize fund (won by Andrei Istratescu) and two BNP-Paribas U16 tournaments with gifts of 30,000 EUR value.
Report by IA and FM Akkha Vilaisarn
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