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25th Belgrade International Open Championship

The 25th Belgrade International Open Championship (Belgrade Trophy) will take place from 24th November to 2nd December in Obrenovac, near Belgrade. The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according to the FIDE Swiss System and the rate of play is 2 hours for 40 moves plus 30 minutes till the end of the game. The tournament is valid for international norms for FIDE titles.

The prize fund is 6000 EUR with 1500 EUR reserved for the winner.

The first Belgrade International Tournament was held in 1948 as a 20-players round robin. In various forms and with several breaks, the tournament continued until 1987.

From the year 2001, when the 14th (or with new count now 15th) tournament was played, till this year, all tournaments were played in Obrenovac, under the sponsorship of Belgrade Assembly. International Open championship of Belgrade was included in system of competition, which is under sponsorship of Secretary of sport and youth named ”Belgrade Trophy”.

The winner of the last year’s 23rd Belgrade Trophy GM Dragisa Blagojevic will be back to defend the title. The last year’s event is now considered as 24th in the line, since the Belgrade Chess Federation appropriated the famous 1988 GMA JAT Open with 100 Grandmasters as the 14th Belgrade Trophy.

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Players list:

1. GM Damljanovic Branko SRB 2597
2. GM Ernst Sipke NED 2593
3. GM Stojanovic Mihajlo SRB 2591
4. GM Spasov Vasil BUL 2583
5. GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2576
6. GM Strikovic Aleksa SRB 2564
7. GM Neverov Valeriy UKR 2537
8. GM Savic Miodrag R SRB 2523
9. GM Blagojevic Dragisa MNE 2514
10. GM Drenchev Petar BUL 2499
11. GM Todorovic Goran M SRB 2482
12. IM Filip Lucian ROU 2471
13. GM Cabrilo Goran SRB 2463
14. GM Abramovic Bosko SRB 2450
15. GM Nikcevic Nebojsa MNE 2412
16. Indjic Aleksandar SRB 2411
17. GM Ivanov Mikhail M RUS 2389
18. Janev Tihomir BUL 2366
19. IM Kiroski Toni MKD 2351
20. FM Menkinoski Riste MKD 2349
21. FM Skurikhin Dmitrij RUS 2345
22. IM Dimitrov Atanas GRE 2343
23. IM Payen Arnaud FRA 2340
24. IM Olenin Nikolay RUS 2323
25. FM Robin Samy FRA 2323
26. FM Hrzic Ivan SRB 2303
27. FM Stamenkovic Aleksandar SRB 2300
28. IM Stanojevic Branko SRB 2298
29. WGM Videnova Iva BUL 2297
30. IM Medancic Rikard CRO 2258
31. IM Cetkovic Miodrag MNE 2247
32. FM Sorgic Dragan SRB 2246
33. FM Radosavljevic Slobodan D SRB 2234
34. Dimitrijeski Boris GER 2222
35. Bressac Stephane FRA 2212
36. Jovicic Radosav SRB 2197
37. FM Brujic Bozidar SRB 2195
38. Ratkovic Milovan SRB 2183
39. Ratkovic Miloje SRB 2168
40. FM Starcevic Goran SRB 2148
41. FM Savolainen Lev P RUS 2123
42. Laverton Christian NOR 2086
43. Dzunic Vladimir SRB 2079
44. Nikolic Branislav SRB 2075
45. Ugrcic Zoran SRB 2057
46. Okilj Tigran SRB 2053
47. FM Lukic Milutin CRO 1997
48. Marinkov Svetislav SRB 1987
49. Dizdarevic Barbara SRB 1953
50. Petrovic Milan M SRB 1949
51. Ugrenovic Aleksandar SRB 1919
52. Pashkov Vladimir M RUS 1882
53. Antonsson Atli ISL 1841
54. Cujic Ilija SRB 1835
55. Marret Benjamin FRA 1820
56. Hestad Bent NOR 1711
57. Ruzicic Momcilo SRB 1711
58. Brankovic Vladislav SRB 1677
59. Djurovic Dusan SRB 1618
60. Pantic Milenko SRB 1580
61. Milenkovic Jelena SRB 1566
62. Ratkovic Petar SRB 1529
63. Joksic Dragan SRB 1519
64. Cerovic Zorica SRB 0
65. Johansen Paul Ivar NOR 0
66. Kisanovic Nenad SRB 0
67. Sabljic Branislav SRB 0
68. Stanimirovic Ivana SRB 0
69. Todorovic Sasa SRB 0
70. Valjarevic Mateja SRB 0

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