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2nd Schoenenwerd Open in Switzerland

The 2nd Schoenenwerd Weekend CHessOpen is set to take place from 10th to 12th February at the Hotel Storchen, Oltnerstrasse 16, CH-5012 Schönenwerd, Switzerland.

The tournament will be played over 5 rounds of Swiss pairings with the time control of 100 min + 30 sec increment for the whole game.

The prizes will be distributed as follows: CHF 1200,00; 1000,00; 800,00; 600,00; 500,00; 400,00; 300,00; 250,00; 200,00; 150,00; <2000 ELO: CHF 200,00 Besides the top seeded Grandmasters Evgeny Romanov and Vladimir Sergeev, there is also a group of strong Brazilian players led by GM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian.

The 1st Schoenenwerd Open was held in October 2011.

Hotel Storchen

Hotel Storchen

Players list:

1 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2628
2 GM Sergeev Vladimir UKR 2510
3 GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag BRA 2487
4 IM Barbosa Evandro Amorim BRA 2416
5 IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito BRA 2415
6 FM Abdalla Luiz Guilherme Aurelli BRA 2281
7 Profumo Alberto ITA 2235
8 Kauch Markus GER 2224
9 Budisin Stanislav SUI 2147 Birsfelden/Beider Basel/Rössli
10 Boschetti Claudio SUI 2142 Lugano Cs
11 Sutter Dominik SUI 2123 Thun Sk
12 Medici Simone SUI 2122 Chiasso
13 Piazza Carlo ITA 2119 Lugano Cs
14 Borin Fabio ITA 2110 Lugano Cs
15 Schenker Roberto SUI 2088 Olten
16 Schneider Antonio SUI 1962 Lugano Cs
17 Scheidegger Urs SUI 1950 Entlebuch
18 Onda Walter SUI 1941 Oberglatt
19 Gurschler Gregor ITA 1937 Bz
20 Voegeli Max SUI 1911
21 Grigioni Giulio SUI 1846 Lugano Cs
22 Kurschat Serge FRA 1840
23 Tellenbach Erwin SUI 1809 Thun Sk
24 Fischer Paul SUI 1774 Olten
25 Catone Giovanni SUI 1772 Oberglatt
26 Haag Rolf SUI 1767 Therwil
27 Hugener Roger SUI 1750
28 Burri Roland SUI 1668 Niederlenz
29 Huber Ruth SUI 1666 Winterthur Sg
30 Zahner Rolf SUI 1658 Steckborn
31 Vuckovic Nebojsa SUI 1641

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