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IMSA Elite Mind Games 2016: List of participants

IMSAThe IMSA Elite Mind Games are scheduled to take part from February 26th to March 4th, 2016, in Huai’an, Jiangsu, eastern China.

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The festival will be split into Rapid, Blitz and Basque events and separated into Men’s and Women’s categories.

The rapid tournament is scheduled for February 26 – 27, the blitz competition is going to be held from February 28 to March 1, while the Basque event will take place on March 2-3.

The strong field of players includes 16 men and 16 women.

List of participants (men):

Ding, Liren CHN GM 1992 2766
Harikrishna, P. IND GM 1986 2753
Li, Chao b CHN GM 1989 2751
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE GM 1985 2747
Navara, David CZE GM 1985 2734
Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB GM 1983 2732
Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS GM 1987 2728
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL GM 1987 2727
Wang, Yue CHN GM 1987 2718
Wang, Hao CHN GM 1989 2717
Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR GM 1983 2712
Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR GM 1969 2710
Sargissian, Gabriel ARM GM 1983 2702
Fressinet, Laurent FRA GM 1981 2700
Movsesian, Sergei ARM GM 1978 2653
Mamedov, Rauf AZE GM 1988 2650

List of participants (women):

Ju, Wenjun CHN GM 1991 2558
Kosteniuk, Alexandra RUS GM 1984 2554
Lagno, Kateryna RUS GM 1989 2529
Dzagnidze, Nana GEO GM 1987 2529
Harika, Dronavalli IND GM 1991 2511
Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL GM 1979 2509
Zhao, Xue CHN GM 1985 2506
Tan, Zhongyi CHN WGM 1991 2504
Khotenashvili, Bela GEO GM 1988 2502
Gunina, Valentina RUS GM 1989 2496
Paehtz, Elisabeth GER IM 1985 2472
Krush, Irina USA GM 1983 2458
Huang, Qian CHN WGM 1986 2450
Ushenina, Anna UKR GM 1985 2450
Socko, Monika POL GM 1978 2448
Mkrtchian, Lilit ARM IM 1982 2434

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