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Magistral d’Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona 2016

The 2016 Magistral d’Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona is organized by the Catalonia Chess Federation from 22-28th October in Barcelona, Spain.

The 8-player round robin tournament of 14th category is sponsored by the Barcelona City Hall.

Participants:
GM Arkadij Naiditsch (2684) Azerbaijan
GM Jan Krzysztof Duda (2678) Poland
GM Vadim Zvjaginsev (2573) Russia
GM David Antón (2628) Spain
GM Josep Manuel López (2547) Spain (Catalonia)
GM Fernando Peralta (2577) Argentina
GM Miguel Muñoz (2471) Spain (Catalonia)
IM Hipólito Asis (2499) Spain (Catalonia)

Magistral d'Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona 2016

The tournament venue is at the Catalonian Chess Federation (Federació Catalana d’Escacs), Fabra i Coats complex, Sant Adrià Str 20. Free entry.

Prize fund: 7.500€
1st: 1.800€ + trophy
2nd: 1.350€ + trophy
3rd: 1.100€
4th: 950€
5th: 800€
6th: 650€
7th: 500€
8th: 350€

Draw offers not allowed until the first time control is finished.

Each participant will have to annotate one of his/her games played in this tournament, which will be published in the next edition of the FCE magazine “El Butlletí d’Escacs”.

There will be live broadcasting offered by the Catalonian Chess Federation website where it will be possible to follow the games : http://www.directefcde.org

By Anna Matnadze

GM Arkadij Naiditsch

GM Arkadij Naiditsch

GM Jan Krzysztof Duda

GM Jan Krzysztof Duda

GM Vadim Zvjaginsev

GM Vadim Zvjaginsev

GM David Antón

GM David Antón

GM Josep Manuel López

GM Josep Manuel López

GM Fernando Peralta

GM Fernando Peralta

GM Miguel Muñoz

GM Miguel Muñoz

IM Hipólito Asis

IM Hipólito Asis

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