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News ‘July, 2011’

3rd International Chess Tournament Artemis Cup

3rd International Chess Tournament Artemis Cup

The 9-round Swiss open is organized by the Municipality of Leros, E.S.TH.(Union Of Chess Players Of Thessaloniki) and Educational and Cultural Youth Club “Artemis”. The prize fund amounts to 5600 EUR, with 1200 EUR being reserved for the winner.

3rd London Chess Classic

3rd London Chess Classic

The field is almost complete and is absolutely stellar with the world champion Vishy Anand aiming to unseat Magnus Carlsen, the winner of the first two London Chess Classic tournaments. A glance at the Live Rating List shows that the Classic will have five of the world’s top six as we are honoured to welcome for the first time, Levon Aronian from Armenia ranked fourth in the world.

2nd International Livigno Chess Open

2nd International Livigno Chess Open

The International Livigno Chess Open, at 1900m above sea level is probably Europe’s “highest” International Tournament. Livigno also offers many activities all year round, so it is the ideal place even for those who aren’t interested in chess.

Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011

Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011

The tournament starts shortly after the Torredembarra Open and a number of players, including the top seed Viktor Moskalenko, will continue the Circuit at the Centre Civic Sant Marti. In addition, GM Manuel Leon Hoyos of Mexico and a strong Cuban delegation are also participating.

International Youth Chess Open Ohrid Lake

International Youth Chess Open Ohrid Lake

All players born in 1993 or younger have the right to participate. The tournament will be played by a 9-round Swiss System. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves, additional 30 minutes until the end of the game, with 30 seconds increment for every move. The tournament will be rated with FIDE.

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial

The total prize fund is 11300 EUR and the tournament is a qualifier for the 2011 Russian Cup. Denis Khismatullin, Orissa Open winner Aleksej Aleksandrov and Rilton Cup winner Sergey Volkov are currently top rated players.

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