The 16th Open Internacional de Sants, Hostafrancs & Bordeta is set to take place on 22-30th August at the Auditoridel Centre Cívic de les Cotxeres de Sants, 79 Sants St in Barcelona, Spain.
The 10-round Swiss event consists of two sections:
- Group A: open to all players, regardless of their rating, with a FIDE ID
- Group B: for all players U2100 Catalan elo and U2000 FIDE elo
The total prize fund is 13,800 EUR with 2500 EUR reserved for the winner of Group A. The event usually attracts more than 600 participants.
Last year winner was GM B Adhiban of India.
Top rated players:
1 Julio Granda Zuniga Peru 2675
2 Jorge Cori Peru 2608
3 Fernando Peralta Argentina 2596
4 Sandipan Chanda India 2594
5 Sebastian Bogner Switzerland 2587
6 Daniele Vocaturo Italy 2584
7 Alexander Fier Brazil 2567
8 Levan Aroshidze Georgia 2565
9 Stanislav Novikov Russia 2562
10 Florian Handke Germany 2554
11 Cristhian Cruz Peru 2553
Open Internacional de Sants results are valid for the 11th Catalan Chess Circuit.