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XI Obert Internacional d’Escacs de Figueres

11-18th August at the Castle of Sant Ferran, Figueres

The 11th Obert Internacional d’Escacs de Figueres “Miquel Mas” is set to take place from 11th to 18th August in Figueres, Spain. The games will take place in “Martín Zermeño’s Auditorium”, in the Castle of Sant Ferran, which is situated at the end of Pujada del Castell’ street, 12 minutes walk from Dalí’s Museum. This open tournament is a part of the grand VII Catalan International Chess Circuit.

The tournament will be played over nine rounds of Swiss system, and is valid for Elo FIDE, FEDA and FCE, and for GM, IM and Catalan Master norms. Top prize is 1200 EUR.

91 players are registered to take participation, with Cuban GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez (2574) leading the field. Four other Grandmasters will play – Levan Aroshidze (Georgia), Stanley Martinez (Cuba), Josep Oms Pallisse (Spain) and Javier Campos Moreno (Chile). Full player list bellow. Visit also the official website.

Dali Museum

Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí

Figueres is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dalí, and houses the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí, a large museum designed by Dalí himself which attracts many visitors. It is also the birthplace of Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, inventor of the first successful machine powered submarine.

Castle of Sant Ferran was built in 1743 during the reign of Ferdinand VI of Spain. It has a pentagonal plan, with a total perimeter of 5.6 km.

Video from the last year’s tournament

Figueres Church

Figueres Church

Players:

1 GM Corrales Jimenez Fidel CUB 2574

2 GM Aroshidze Levan GEO 2548

3 IM Alonso Rosell Alvar ESP 2521

4 GM Martinez Duany Lelys Stanley CUB 2510

5 GM Oms Pallisse Josep ESP 2494

6 GM Campos Moreno Javier B CHI 2484

7 IM Huerga Leache Mikel ESP 2424

8 IM Barria Zuniga Daniel CHI 2419

9 IM Anikaev Yuri N RUS 2411

10 IM Vehi Bach Victor Manuel ESP 2405

11 Carlstedt Jonathan GER 2379

12 FM Sorbe Stephane FRA 2358

13 FM Salgado Allaria Carlos ESP 2325

14 FM Cuadras Avellana Jorge ESP 2305

15 IM Adrian Claude FRA 2292

16 FM Spielmann Alain FRA 2286

17 Lillo Castay Victor ESP 2284

18 Abdalla Luiz Guilherme Aurelli BRA 2253

19 CM Colls Gelaberto Emili ESP 2247

20 CM Sabria Batlle Pol ESP 2211

21 FM Lasinskas Povilas LTU 2180

22 WFM Vilar Lopez Monica ESP 2166

23 Vidal Zamora Alex ESP 2150

24 FM Sorroche Martin Jose Maria ESP 2147

25 Gomez Gustavo Pizzocaro BRA 2142

26 Alberto Manuel ANG 2140

27 Gonzalez Manchon Juan Miguel ESP 2110

28 Ferreira Kleber Victor BRA 2107

29 CM Prats Rodriguez Juan Bosco ESP 2106

30 Molano Lafuente Ismael ESP 2057

31 Triadu Cassa Jordi ESP 2025

32 Mas Recorda Pere ESP 2010

33 Colls Bosch Emili ESP 2010

34 Diaz Munoz Sergi ESP 2005

35 Mogro Flores Simon ESP 2004

36 Lazaro Porta Angel ESP 1974

37 Balague Camps Marc ESP 1964

38 Vinardell Cruanas Sergi ESP 1955

39 Sola Flavien FRA 1954

40 Gallego Terris Rafael ESP 1951

41 Diaz Comas Jordi ESP 1918

42 Sanchez Urpi Oriol ESP 1911

43 Ruiz Font Elisabet ESP 1899

44 Cros Figueras Eugeni ESP 1890

45 Vinas Serra Jaume ESP 1878

46 Buch Prades Joan ESP 1877

47 Mayer Christian GER 1877

48 Padrosa Baro Carles ESP 1862

49 Puig Carres Josep ESP 1839

50 Mirasol Obrador Miquel ESP 1832

51 Sanchez Cobo Javier ESP 1832

52 Altimira Roses Jordi GER 1828

53 Ruiz Munoz Jose Carlos ESP 1820

54 Garcia Richard FRA 1761

55 Garcia-Castany Musellas Gal La ESP 1753

56 Trias Punset Carles ESP 1739

57 Pinsach Gelabert Alexandre ESP 1735

58 Fleta Marin Sergio ESP 1720

59 Cano Egea Gerard ESP 1698

60 Vilanova Olmedo Ignaci ESP 1687

61 Vazquez Montreal Enric ESP 1678

62 Vidal Zamora Cristina ESP 1677

63 Vidal Palou Jordi ESP 1649

64 Torrent Lagresa Josep M ESP 1641

65 Serra Canals Oriol ESP 1607

66 Ros Agusti Salvador ESP 1603

67 Suita Rodriguez Natalia ESP 1600

68 Idoate Arrazurria Ricardo ESP 1599

69 Febrero Perez Lluis ESP 1568

70 Gallegos Saliner Josep M ESP 1560

71 Cruanas Verdu Joaquim ESP 1554

72 Boussely Jack FRA 1550

73 Puigvert Vigo Lluis ESP 1493

74 Andres Sebastian Luis ESP 1493

75 Asensio Graells Ricard ESP 1489

76 Saez Coma Alejandro ESP 1477

77 Garcia Castany Jose ESP 1477

78 Cano Egea Joan Manuel ESP 1441

79 Regincos Oliva Laura ESP 1337

80 Criado Toledo Llorens ESP 0

81 Cantenys Pages Carles ESP 0

82 Sanchez Urpi Xavier ESP 0

83 Adrian Louise FRA 0

84 Alcaraz Martinez Leandro ESP 0

85 Gimenez Aguirre Ismael Alejo ESP 0

86 Homs Espinosa Alain ESP 0

87 Monge Daniel ESA 0

88 Nunez Colome David ESP 0

89 Piella David ESP 0

90 Pinsach Gelabert Gerard ESP 0

91 Salleras Mercader Josep M ESP 0

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