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Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017, which will take place from 1-8 April 2017 in St Clement Bay in Jersey.

The Open tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move.

The highest ranked players who are not already qualified will qualify for the 2017 British Championship. The first prize at the Open tournament is £1500.

Apart from the main event, the FIDE Holiday Tournament and UBS Jersey Open Blitz Tournament will take place as well.

St Clement Jersey

The FIDE Holiday Tournament is for players with an ELO Rating under 1900 (under ECF 160) and will be played in 9 rounds. The first prize is £400.

The Jersey Open Blitz Tournament 9 round Swiss is sponsored by UBS and will be held on Wednesday 5th April, starting at 7.00 pm.

Official website

Open Section:

1. GM SPEELMAN Jon ENG 2518
2. GM HILLARP PERSSON Tiger SWE 2501
3. GM HEBDEN Mark ENG 2490
4. IM MERRY Alan ENG 2414
5. HEMANT Sharma IND 2399
6. IM SIBASHVILI Giorgi GEO 2342
7. FM ABBAS Daniel ENG 2276
8. IM ADU Oladapo NGR 2275
9. CM ADESINA Adeyinka NGR 2264
10. FM HOUSE Glenn ENG 2211
11. IM RUDD Jack ENG 2177
12. CM ORAGWU Chukwunonso NGR 2155
13. CM DIEYI Roland NGR 2138
14. AGM KLINGHER Dominic ENG 2082
15. HEPPELL Ian N ENG 2077
16. CM BELZO Krzysztof JCI 2059
17. ROBERTSON Ian C. SCO 2053
18. CM ROSEN Daniel B ENG 2047
19. RESNJANSKIJ Denis GER 2042
20. BRYANT Richard B E ENG 1994
21. PLEASANTS Allan J WLS 1991
22. CM KIRBY Peter J. GCI 1985
23. CM WOJCIECHOWSKI Paul JCI 1979
24. MORRISS Pete IRL 1972
25. SIKKEL Dirk NED 1947
26. ANDERSEN Niels Erik DEN 1934
27. SPANTON Tim R ENG 1920
28. AIM LIU Bingjie USA 1904
29. CM FORBES Garry JCI 1898
30. HICKMAN John E ENG 1897
31. BAKKER Joop NED 1870
32. WEBSTER Jim J SCO 1807
33. AFM WINTER Kevin ENG 1795

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