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32nd Open International d’échecs de Metz

The 32nd Open International d’échecs de Metz is set to take place on 3-9th May at the complexe sportif Saint Symphorien in Metz, France.

The tournament will be completed over 9 rounds of Swiss system and in two sections – Open A (players rated over 1900) and Open B (U2000 players).

The prize fund for both sections will exceed 10,000 EUR. Top three prizes in Open A are EUR 2500, 1500 and 1000.

Top rated Grandmasters are:
BAUER Christian 2627 FRA, EPISHIN Vladimir 2545 RUS, GHARAMIAN Tigran 2655 FRA, GREENFELD Alon 2550 ISR, HALKIAS Stelios 2551 GRE, ISTRATESCU Andrei 2672 FRA, LAZAREV Vladimir 2422 FRA, SOLODOVNICHENKO Yuri 2586 UKR, VAIBHAV Suri 2530 IND, VOVK Andrey 2605 UKR, ZAKHARTSOV Viacheslav 2541 RUS, ZUBAREV Alexander 2553 UKR

Tournament website

Christian Bauer

GM Christian Bauer

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