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136th MGU Open Sofia to be held in February

logo MGU SofiaThe 136th MGU Open 2015 is scheduled to take place on 14-15th February, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria.

The event is organized in honor of the first World champion for women Vera Menchik (born 16th February, 1906, in Moscow, Russia).

The event will be organized by FA Dimitar Iliev under the auspices of the University of mining and geology “St Ivan Rilski” Sofia,  Chess Club “An Pasan” and “Zora” Trading Company in a 6-round Swiss FIDE format, open to all players rated below 2200 and it will be valid for FIDE and national rating.

The tempo of play is 60′ + 30″.

FA Dimitar Iliev
Tel.: +359 888 955 542



Tournament schedule:

Saturday, 14tht January, 2015
11:30 – 11:45
11:45 Technical meeting
12:00 – 15:00 Round 1
15:01-18:01 Round 2
18:02 – 21:02 Round 3

Sunday, 15th February, 2015
11:00 – 14:00 Round 4
14:01 – 17:01 Round 5
17:02 – 20:02 Round 6
20:05 Closing ceremony and blitz tournament

Official websitePrevious editions: Yane Gelemerov tops 135th MGU Open Sofia 2015Boil Banov claims 134th MGU Open SofiaOgnyan Zahariev tops 133rd MGU Open 2015Martin Mitev wins 132nd MGU Open 2015Vladimir Petrov tops 131st MGU Open 2015Petar Orev tops 130th MGU Open 2015129th MGU Open with brand new sponsor, Martin Metev takes the trophyGoran Krastev wins 128th MGU Open 2014Dobrotich Andreev claims 111th MGU Open 2014

Preliminary list of players:

1 Metev Martin BUL 2004
2 Bozilov Dragan SRB 1951
3 NM Andreev Dobrotich BUL 1945
4 Mladenov Andrey BUL 1843
5 Iliev Alexandar BUL 1735
6 Kosturkov Krasimir BUL 1700
7 Petrov Anton BUL 1625
8 Georgiev Nikolay BUL 1606
9 Grabcheva Natalia BUL 1545
10 Tenev Bogdan BUL 1332
11 Neycheva Monika Vladimirova USA 0
12 Hadzhiev Ognyan BUL 0
13 Damyanov Boris BUL 0
14 Markov Ivan BUL 0
15 Stathopoulos Fotios GRE 0

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