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Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival 2014

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The 2014 edition of Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival is taking place from 14th to 20th July 2014, at the Palace of Culture and Science in the Polish capital Warsaw.

The event is organized by gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation, in co-operation with the Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the President of Warsaw Ms Hanna Gonkiewicz-Waltz.

The event is split into 4 tournaments
- Open A – for players rated over 2200
- Open B – for players rated 1600-2199
- Open C – for players below 1600 and unrated
- Open D – tournament of chess prodigies, open to children born 2004 and later

The main sponsor of the tournament MetLife provides the hefty prize fund in the amount of 30.000 €. The top prizes in Section A are as follows: 5.000 €/ 3.000 €/ 2.000 €/ 1.500 €/ 1.000 €/ 900 €/ 850 €/ 800 €/ 750 €/ 700 €.

Official website / LIVE games with analysis

Starting list:

1 GM Areshchenko, Alexander UKR UKR 2701
2 GM Cheparinov, Ivan BUL BUL 2690
3 GM Fedoseev, Vladimir RUS RUS 2668
4 GM Melkumyan, Hrant ARM ARM 2647 2
5 GM Shimanov, Aleksandr RUS RUS 2644
6 GM Ragger, Markus AUT AUT 2639
7 GM Agdestein, Simen NOR NOR 2637
8 GM Beliavsky, Alexander G SLO SLO 2631
9 GM Petrosian, Tigran L. ARM ARM 2629
10 GM Krasenkow, Michal POL POL 2623
11 GM Soćko, Bartosz POL POL 2616
12 GM Miśta, Aleksander POL POL 2609
13 GM Macieja, Bartłomiej POL POL 2607
14 GM Rozentalis, Eduardas LTU LTU 2603
15 GM Kempinski, Robert POL POL 2597
16 GM Sandipan, Chanda IND IND 2597
17 GM Vovk, Yuri UKR UKR 2591
18 GM Durarbayli, Vasif AZE AZE 2590
19 GM Zhigalko, Andrey BLR BLR 2585
20 GM Duda, Jan-krzysztof POL POL 2580
21 GM Heberla, Bartłomiej POL POL 2578
22 GM Piorun, Kacper POL POL 2577
23 GM Markowski, Tomasz POL POL 2572
24 GM Olszewski, Michał POL POL 2553
25 IM Bernadskiy, Vitaliy UKR UKR 2550
26 GM Tomczak, Jacek POL POL 2547
27 GM Indjic, Aleksandar SRB SRB 2542
28 GM Jakubowski, Krzysztof POL POL 2537
29 GM Dragun, Kamil POL POL 2518
30 GM Romanishin, Oleg M UKR UKR 2502
31 GM Popilski, Gil ISR ISR 2500
32 IM Raznikov, Danny ISR ISR 2500
33 GM Debashis, Das IND IND 2484
34 IM Kanarek, Marcel POL POL 2471
35 IM Givon, Asaf ISR ISR 2452
36 Lei, Tingjie CHN CHN 2450
37 IM Luch, Michał POL POL 2447
38 IM Krysztofiak, Marcin POL POL 2423
39 IM Matuszewski, Michal POL POL 2416
40 Mu, Ke CHN CHN 2409
41 FM Dionisi, Thomas FRA FRA 2393
42 m Nurkiewicz, Maciej POL POL 2392
43 FM Ben Artzi, Ido ISR ISR 2392
44 m Klekowski, Maciej POL POL 2385
45 IM Vydeslaver, Alik ISR ISR 2384
46 IM Czerwoński, Aleksander POL POL 2380
47 FM Schroeder, Jan-christian GER GER 2370
48 m Przedmojski, Rafal POL POL 2367
49 FM Korchmar, Vasiliy RUS RUS 2352
50 m Kukawski, Maciej POL POL 2346
51 IM Barle, Janez SLO SLO 2345
52 m Deszczynski, Adam POL POL 2341
53 m Nguyen, Piotr POL POL 2339
54 Loos, Roland GER GER 2335
55 FM Cabezas Ayala, Ivan ESP ESP 2333
56 m Lewtak, Damian POL POL 2331
57 m Stoma, Paweł POL POL 2326
58 FM Przybylski, Wojciech POL POL 2313
59 FM Bednarek, Sylwester POL POL 2311
60 m Obruśnik, Michał POL POL 2306
61 FM Bartel, Michal POL POL 2296
62 IM Adamski, Jan POL POL 2293
63 WIM Shvayger, Yuliya ISR ISR 2287
64 Vaarala, Eric SWE SWE 2282
65 FM Erzhanov, Arman KAZ KAZ 2278
66 FM Arman, Deniz TUR TUR 2272
67 WIM Gasik, Anna POL POL 2261
68 FM Strugnell, Carl FRA FRA 2258
69 k+ Nowicki, Bartosz POL POL 2256
70 m Warszawski, Bartosz POL POL 2247
71 k+ Plichta, Kamil POL POL 2247
72 CM Lewicki, Mirosław POL POL 2242
73 k Cukrowski, Filip POL POL 2230
74 k Wiewióra, Eneasz POL POL 2218
75 k Polok, Kacper POL POL 2215
76 Teglas, Balazs HUN HUN 2213
77 Halak, Miklos HUN HUN 2213
78 k Cajbel, Maciej POL POL 2206
79 WIM Jakubiec, Edyta POL POL 2189
80 WFM Wiśniowska, Klaudia POL POL 2186
81 WFM Warakomska, Anna POL POL 2158
82 k Goslawski, Michal POL POL 2156
83 k Jarmuła, Paweł POL POL 2140
84 I++ Nowak, Łukasz POL POL 2110

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