The 2016 Magistral d’Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona is organized by the Catalonia Chess Federation from 22-28th October in Barcelona, Spain.
The 8-player round robin tournament of 14th category is sponsored by the Barcelona City Hall.
GM Arkadij Naiditsch (2684) Azerbaijan
GM Jan Krzysztof Duda (2678) Poland
GM Vadim Zvjaginsev (2573) Russia
GM David Antón (2628) Spain
GM Josep Manuel López (2547) Spain (Catalonia)
GM Fernando Peralta (2577) Argentina
GM Miguel Muñoz (2471) Spain (Catalonia)
IM Hipólito Asis (2499) Spain (Catalonia)
The tournament venue is at the Catalonian Chess Federation (Federació Catalana d’Escacs), Fabra i Coats complex, Sant Adrià Str 20. Free entry.
Prize fund: 7.500€
1st: 1.800€ + trophy
2nd: 1.350€ + trophy
Draw offers not allowed until the first time control is finished.
Each participant will have to annotate one of his/her games played in this tournament, which will be published in the next edition of the FCE magazine “El Butlletí d’Escacs”.
There will be live broadcasting offered by the Catalonian Chess Federation website where it will be possible to follow the games : http://www.directefcde.org
By Anna Matnadze