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28th Geneve International Open

GeneveThe 28th Open International d’Échecs is scheduled to take place on 26-30th December in Genève, Switzerland. The tournament will be divided in two groups, Open A for players rated above 1700 and Open B for U1800 players.

The playing format is 7-round Swiss with 90 min for 40 moves plus 30 min for the remaining moves. The prize fund is 16,000 CHF.

GM Ivan Ivanisevic (Serbia), GM Alexandr Fier (Brazil), GM Mihai Suba (Spain), GM Daniel Campora (Argentina), GM Rauf Mamedov (Azerbaijan), GM Igor Khenkin (Germany), GM Michele Godena (Italy), GM Andrei Sokolov, GM Namig Guliyev and IM Slavisa Peric (France), GM Alexander Cherniaev (Russia), IM Torstein Bae and WIM Silje Berke (both Norway), IM Richard Gerber and IM Alex Domont (both Switzerland) are the international title holders among 44 participants.

Open A / Open B
1st place – 3’000.00 / 900.00
2nd – 2’200.00 / 700.00
3rd – 1’800.00 / 500.00
4th – 1’400.00 / 400.00
5th – 1’000.00 / 300.00
6th – 800.00 / 200.00
7th – 600.00 / 150.00
8th – 400.00 / 100.00
9th – 300.00
10th – 200.00

More information on the official website

 

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