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Open Chess Tournament Mediterranean 2017

13 November to 20 November 2010 in Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka 2017

The Chess Club “Rijeka” organizes the 4th open chess tournament “Mediterranean 2017″ from 13 November to 20 November 2010 in the city of Rijeka, located at the North-west part of the Croatian coast of the Adriatic sea.

The manifestation is organized for the occasion of the candidacy of the city of Rijeka for organization of the Mediterranean Games in 2017, under the motto “Chess with the scent of the sea”, and with the idea to promote companionship and cooperation of chess players and chess federations of the Mediterranean countries.

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Ivo Josipović, has accepted to be a sponsor of the chess tournament, while the Primorsko-Goranska County and the City of Rijeka are the co-sponsors. Rijeka was also the host of the 2010 European Individual Chess Championships.

The playing venue is Chess Club “Rijeka” premises, with 650 square meters of space at Blaža Polića Street 2/2. Tournament system is Swiss with 9 rounds and time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one.

The total prize fund of 14 000 € will be distributed in two playing groups.

The “A” Group (for players rated above 2200 FIDE) prize fund amounts to 10 000 Euro, for 12 ordinary and 6 special prizes.

1st place – 2.200 €

2nd place – 1.600 €

3rd place – 1.300 €

4th place – 1.000 €

5th place – 800 €

6th place – 600 €

7th place – 400 €

8th place – 300 €

9th place – 200 €

10th place – 200 €

11th place – 150 €

12th place – 150 €

Special prizes:

The best female chess players: 300 €, 200 €, 100 €

The best male player ELO 2201-2300: 200 €

The best veteran, age over 60: 100 €

The best Mountain-litoral county player: 200 €

Pre-registered players:

1 GM Istratescu Andrei ROU 2631

2 GM Lastin Alexander RUS 2616

3 GM Stevic Hrvoje CRO 2607

4 GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2604

5 GM Lenic Luka SLO 2603

6 GM Pelletier Yannick SUI 2592

7 GM Kryakvin Dmitry RUS 2591

8 GM Popovic Dusan SRB 2565

9 GM Zherebukh Yaroslav UKR 2563

10 GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2546

11 GM Kurajica Bojan BIH 2535

12 GM Cvitan Ognjen CRO 2531

13 IM Caspi Israel ISR 2457

14 IM Bellaiche Anthony FRA 2445

15 IM Battaglini Gabriel FRA 2429

16 IM Rukavina Josip CRO 2423

17 IM Golubovic Boris CRO 2406

18 IM Solomon Kenny RSA 2394

19 IM Milliet Sophie FRA 2388

20 FM Sai Krishna G V IND 2337

21 FM Plenca Julijan CRO 2302

22 IM Medancic Rikard CRO 2286

23 FM Fucak Emilijo CRO 2285

24 WIM Hagesaether Ellen NOR 2275

25 Andersen Alf R NOR 2220

The “B” Group for players rated under 2200 FIDE has a prize fund of 4000 €, for 10 ordinary and 2 special prizes, as follows:

1st place – 1 000 EUR

2nd place – 700 EUR

3rd place – 500 EUR

4th place – 400 EUR

5th place – 300 EUR

6th place – 250 EUR

7th place – 200 EUR

8th place – 150 EUR

9th place – 100 EUR

10th place – 100 EUR

Special prizes:

Elo 1800 – 2000 : 200 Eur

Elo less than 1800: 100 Eur

Pre-registered players:

1 WFM Berke Ana CRO 2168

2 FM Valenti Giuseppe ITA 2162

3 Kozarcanin Sead CRO 2148

4 Bjelicic Jan CRO 2135

5 Dinter Brian CRO 2119

6 Pejic Irving CRO 2116

7 WFM Purgar Ivona CRO 2091

8 Troselj Teo CRO 2081

9 Vrhovnik Damir CRO 2066

10 Zrilic Bozo CRO 1980

11 Peric Davor CRO 1970

12 Sellak Hadou MAR 1961

13 Ozveren Ali Bulent TUR 1956

14 Pejic Igor CRO 1947

15 Monjac Mislav CRO 1930

16 Kanceljak Dalia CRO 1906

17 Dubrovic Mihovil CRO 1854

18 Krsnik Cohar Ivan Vihor CRO 1789

19 Mravic Filip CRO 1777

20 Kukic Lora CRO 1740

21 Dubrovic Gabriel CRO 1730

22 Plenca Jadranko CRO 1728

23 Mateta Marin CRO 1727

24 Mrakovcic Karmen CRO 1712

25 Samanic Lorena CRO 1703

26 Zivkovic Elvis CRO 1672

27 Dubrovic Rafael CRO 1601

28 Tica Sven CRO 1577

29 Samanic Verena CRO 1576

30 Morsy Nader EGY 1569

31 Peranic Marijo CRO 1507

32 Vulinovic Silvija CRO 0

33 Dubrovic Romuald CRO 0

34 Jurotic Nino CRO 0

35 Samanic Patrik CRO 0

36 Samanic Antonio CRO 0

For more information visit the official website. Registration is possible through this page.

Tournament director, Srdjan Zelenika

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