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International Open Tournament Durres 2013

The Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Chess Tournament Durres 2013 that will be played from 4 to 11 May 2013.

It will be a 9-round Swiss System open in the Conference hall of Bleart Hotel in Durres, Albania.

The prize fund is € 8,650 and it will be divided into 15 regular  and 10 special prizes: 1st place – € 1,50o; 2nd place – € 1,20o; 3rd place – € 80o, etc.

The prizes are divided according to the Hort system of progressive distribution and may not be accumulated.

The rate of play will be 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with the increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Tournament website

Durres seen from above

Registered players:

1 GM Dervishi Erald ALB 2546
2 GM Dobrov Vladimir RUS 2541
3 GM Blagojevic Dragisa MNE 2520
4 GM Kosic Dragan MNE 2512
5 GM Dizdarevic Emir BIH 2511
6 IM Pancevski Filip MKD 2500
7 GM Bakre Tejas IND 2488
8 GM Starostits Ilmars LAT 2481
9 GM Genov Petar BUL 2471
10 GM Drasko Milan MNE 2468
11 GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2461
12 IM Mehmeti Dritan ALB 2413
13 IM Seitaj Ilir ALB 2392
14 GM Kosanovic Goran A SRB 2369
15 Rudakov Aleksandr RUS 2144

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