The 4th Luc Open is set to take place from 13-19th April at the Salle Debeyre, rue Charles Debierre in Lille, France.
The 9-round Swiss event is offering 15,000 EUR in prizes, with the top places bringing 1500 / 1350 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 EUR etc.
There are also special prizes for women, veterans, junior and elo categories.
The last year winner was Indian rising star Vaibhav Suri who will be back to defend the title.
Top rated players are:
GM GHARAMIAN Tigran 2663 FRA
GM PELLETIER Yannick 2604 SUI
GM ZHIGALKO Andrey 2590 BLR
GM DANIN Alexandre 2575 RUS
GM ARIZMENDI MARTINEZ Julen Luis 2572 ESP
GM DEGRAEVE Jean-Marc 2567 FRA
GM SOLODOVNICHENKO Yuri 2543 UKR
GM GOZZOLI Yannick 2525 FRA
GM VAIBHAV Suri 2513 IND