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Open Chess Tournament Mediterranean 2017

The 5th “Mediterranean 2017” open chess tournament is set to take place from 12th to 19th November in Rijeka, Croatia, under management by the local Chess Club “Rijeka”.

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Ivo Josipovic, is the patron of this chess manifestation, while the City of Rijeka, City of Opatija, Mountain-litoral county, Tourist board of Kvarner, Tourist board of the City of Rijeka and Tourist board of the City of Opatija as co-sponsors have provided 12.000 EUR in prizes.

Rijeka is located on the North-west of the Croatian coast of the Adriatic sea. The tournament is organised for the occasion of candidacy of the city of Rijeka for organisation of the Mediterranean games in 2017, under the motto “Chess with the scent of the sea”.

The main goal is to promote companionship and cooperation of chess players and chess federations of the Mediterranean countries. The tournament venue will be the space of Chess club “Rijeka”, Blaža Polića 2/2, which surface of 650 sqm serves exclusively for chess playing.

Rijeka Open 2011

The chess organizers from Rijeka are very active, having already hosted the Mediterranean Flower women tournaments, the 7th Mediterranean Men and Women Chess Championships in 2009, and the 11th European Individual Men and Women’s Chess Championship.

Main prizes:
1st prize – 1600 EUR
2nd prize -1300 EUR
3rd prize – 900 EUR
4th prize – 700 EUR
5th prize – 600 EUR
6th prize – 500 EUR
7th prize – 400 EUR
8th prize – 300 EUR
9th prize – 200 EUR
10th prize – 100 EUR

Special prizes:
Best players ELO 2401 – 2500: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best players ELO 2201 – 2400: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best players ELO 2001 – 2200: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best players ELO 1801 – 2000: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best players below ELO – 1800: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best players of Mountain-litoral county: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best female chess players: 300, 200, 100 EUR
Best international master: 300 EUR
Best FIDE master: 300 EUR
Best senior aged over 60: 300 EUR
Best player aged up to 18: 300 EUR

The registrations for the tournament are to be sent to the following address:
e-mail:info@rijekachess.com
Srđan Zelenika (deputy festival director), Cell phone: +385 91 52 82 175
Vladimir Šakotić, IA, Cell phone: +381.64.111.3117
Ornela Rušin, Cell phone: +385.98.571.079 (every day after 16:30)

GM Vladislav Nevednichy

GM Vladislav Nevednichy

Pre-registered players:
1. GM Predojevic Borki BIH 2642
2. GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2577
3. GM Kuljasevic Davorin CRO 2560
4. GM Nevednichy Vladislav ROU 2543
5. GM Cvitan Ognjen CRO 2523
6. GM Baron Tal ISR 2504
7. GM Martinovic Sasa CRO 2504
8. GM Berescu Alin-Mile ROU 2501
9. GM Saric Ante CRO 2497
10. IM Bellaiche Anthony FRA 2496
11. GM Tratar Marko SLO 2495
12. GM Jovanic Ognjen CRO 2476
13. GM Lazic Miroljub SRB 2459
14. IM Tania Sachdev IND 2428
15. GM Haznedaroglu Kivanc TUR 2426
16. IM Solomon Kenny RSA 2426
17. IM Battaglini Gabriel FRA 2423
18. IM Golubovic Boris CRO 2416
19. IM Leskur Dejan SRB 2416
20. IM Loncar Robert CRO 2415
21. IM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi IND 2411
22. IM Kanmazalp Ogulcan TUR 2401
23. IM Dumpor Atif BIH 2373
24. IM Dukaczewski Piotr POL 2344
25. Sutkovic Damir BIH 2339
26. FM Plenca Julijan CRO 2330
27. FM Zelenika Srdjan CRO 2316
28. Ostovic Matija CRO 2302
29. FM Mandekic Ivan CRO 2288
30. Muhvic Damir CRO 2244
31. Dimitrijeski Boris GER 2222
32. WGM Ionica Iulia-Ionela ROU 2201
33. Blazeka Matej CRO 2193
34. WFM Pujari Rucha IND 2192
35. WFM Berke Ana CRO 2190
36. Muskardin Mario CRO 2186
37. Juranic Bruno CRO 2183
38. Kozarcanin Sead CRO 2173
39. Orenda Omar CRO 2167
40. Berndt Matthias GER 2150
41. Pejic Irving CRO 2098
42. Nikitin Aleksander I BLR 2094
43. FM Levar Nenad CRO 2093
44. Kukina Mario CRO 2061
45. Blazeka Damjan CRO 2020
46. Monjac Mislav CRO 2013
47. Pejic Igor CRO 2004
48. Rimanic Luka CRO 1997
49. Lakovic Igor ITA 1983
50. Nastic Milorad CRO 1961
51. Trograncic Davor BIH 1925
52. Peric Davor CRO 1916
53. Dizdarevic Mirsad BIH 1910
54. Kanceljak Dalia CRO 1909
55. Gradiser Dragoljub CRO 1905
56. Dubrovic Mihovil CRO 1860
57. Jerkovic Maroje CRO 1834
58. Molnar Ivan Dorian CRO 1822
59. Rajter Emil CRO 1816
60. Beljan Mladen CRO 1799
61. Dubrovic Gabriel CRO 1786
62. Mravic Filip CRO 1785
63. Tica Sven CRO 1782
64. Tomac Vanja CRO 1779
65. Novak Ivo CRO 1764
66. Milosevic Bozidar CRO 1749
67. Pijanovic Dusan CRO 1725
68. Zjacic Nebojsa CRO 1686
69. Deiana Giacomo ITA 1684
70. Jurotic Nino CRO 1669
71. Drobnic Milan SLO 1643
72. Mrsic Ivan CRO 1640
73. Hrescak Ivana SLO 1627
74. Dubrovic Rafael CRO 1576
75. Peranic Marijo CRO 1562
76. Fiser Igor CRO 1544
77. Gombac Matevz SLO 1536
78. Pridigar Lovro SLO 1498
79. Kazmierczak Ewa POL 1477
80. Beric Zeljko CRO 0
81. Drobnic Simona SLO 0
82. Dubrovic Romuald CRO 0
83. Krejic Nik SLO 0
84. Plisic Zdravko CRO 0
85. Solic Antonio CRO 0

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