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16th Int. Neckar-Open in Deizisau, Germany

The 16th Int. Neckar-Open will take place on 5-9th April at the Gemeindehalle in Deizisau, Stuttgart, Germany. The total prize fund is 15.000 EUR.

The biggest chess open in Germany attracts more than 700 players in three groups and offers a prize fund of 15.000 Euro. With nearly 100 titleholders and more than 20 Grandmasters the A-Group will be this year the strongest ever.

Top seeded player is GM Etienne Bacrot, while GM Arkadij Naiditsch will be back to defend the last year’s trophy. List of the titled players bellow.

The tournament starts on 5th April (Thursday) at 6:30 pm and ends on 9th April (Monday). The top 16 boards will be broadcasted live at this page.

Etienne Bacrot

Etienne Bacrot

Arkadij Naiditsch

Arkadij Naiditsch

Viktor Erdos

Viktor Erdos

David Baramidze

David Baramidze

News and photos by Georgios Souleidis

Titled players:

GM Etienne Bacrot (FRA, 2706)
GM Arkadij Naiditsch (GER, 2702)
GM Andrei Istratescu (FRA, 2633)
GM Viktor Erdos (HUN, 2631)
GM Yuri Solodovnichenko (UKR, 2615)
GM David Baramidze (GER, 2612)
GM Vladimir Baklan (UKR, 2612)
GM Romain Edouard (FRA, 2607)
GM Konstantine Shanava (GEO, 2586)
GM Tamas Banusz (HUN, 2583)
GM Milos Perunovic (SRB, 2582)
GM Tornike Sanikidze (GEO, 2549)
GM Martin Petr (CZE, 2522)
GM Klaus Bischoff (GER, 2521)
GM Danilo Milanovic (SRB, 2520)
GM Vitaly Teterev (BLR, 2516)
IM Leonid Milov (GER, 2516)
IM Benjamin Bok (NED, 2502)
GM Ivan Farago (HUN, 2500)
GM Robin Swinkels (NED, 2494)
GM Anthony Wirig (FRA, 2481)
IM Dr. Oswald Gschnitzer (GER, 2481)
IM Andreas Heimann (GER, 2480)
IM Ilja Schneider (GER, 2480)
IM Ilja Zaragatski (GER, 2476)
IM Davit Lobzhanidze (GEO, 2475)
IM Dmitry Stets (UKR, 2468)
IM Oleg Boguslavskyy (GER, 2467)
GM Spyridon Skembris (GRE, 2466)
GM Vadim Shishkin (UKR, 2464)
IM Hannes Rau (GER, 2464)
IM Twan Burg (NED, 2464)
IM Petr Neuman (CZE, 2468)
WGM Eva Moser (AUT, 2460)
IM Oliver Kurmann (SUI, 2458)
GM Jens-Uwe Maiwald (GER, 2457)
IM Yuri Boidman (GER, 2421)
IM Bengt Lindberg (SWE, 2418)
IM Christophe Philippe (FRA, 2416)
FM Thomas Trella (GER, 2410)
FM Matthias Blübaum (GER, 2407)
IM Frank Zeller (GER, 2402)
IM Maximilian Meinhardt (GER, 2395)
IM Roger Moor (GER, 2389)
IM Thomas Reich (GER, 2388)
WGM Melanie Ohme (GER, 2387)
IM Jeroen Bosch (NED, 2386)
IM Markus Lammers (GER, 2384)
FM Dennis Wagner (GER, 2379)
IM Oliver Moor (GER, 2378)
FM Bernd Vökler (GER, 2377)
FM Roland Lötscher (GER, 2368)
FM Christoph Pfrommer (GER, 2367)
FM Vilka Sipila (FIN, 2364)
IM Marco Thinius (GER, 2363)
FM Nicolas Grandadam (SUI, 2361)
IM Boris Grimberg (GER, 2357)
FM Harry Gohil (GER, 2355)
FM Thorsten Schmitz (GER, 2337)
FM Peter Vas (SWE, 2333)
FM Thomas Michalczak (GER, 2326)
FM Alexander Armbruster (GER, 2325)
FM Bernhard Lutz (GER, 2325)
FM Clemens Rietze (GER, 2325)
FM Marco Gähler (SUI, 2323)
WIM Kristyna Havlikova (CZE, 2312)
FM Ludwig Deglmann (GER, 2312)
FM Nico Georgiadis (SUI, 2311)
FM Klaus de Francesco (GER, 2307)
FM David Burnier (SUI, 2304)
FM Martin Brüdigam (GER, 2302)
IM Danilo Polajzer (SLO, 2300)
FM Dr. Joachim Sieglen (GER, 2300)
FM Stephan Bruchmann (GER, 2298)
FM Ahmad Wahedi (GER, 2290)
FM Thorsten Overbeck (GER, 2288)
FM Tom Wiley (ENG, 2286)
FM Florian Gatterer (ITA, 2274)
FM Jochen Schöllmann (GER, 2264)
FM Jonas Wyss (SUI, 2264)
FM Tommi Luukkonen (FIN, 2260)
FM Maximilian Müller (GER, 2235)
FM Peter Braun (GER, 2226)
WIM Manuela Mader (GER, 2201)
WFM Ekaterina Jussupow (GER, 2189)
FM Jaap Vogel (NED, 2171)
WFM Julia Bochis (GER, 2142)
WFM Filiz Osmanodja (GER, 2131)
WFM Camille De Seroux (SUI, 2122)
WFM Bergit Brendel (GER, 2119)
WFM Alisa Frey (GER, 2084)
WIM Ingrid Lauterbach (ENG, 2071)
FM Gerhard Fahnenschmidt (GER, 2012)

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