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26th Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Cidade de Ferrol

15th to 21st August in the coastal city of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain

The 26th Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Cidade de Ferrol, organized by Juan Vicente Rodriguez Rey, is set to take place from 15th to 21st August in the coastal city of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain. The tournament is part of the Gallego Chess Circuit.

65 participants are currently signed for the main 9-round Swiss tournament. Grandmasters Aleksa Strikovic and Dragan Paunovic from the nearby La Coruna, Dragan Barlov from Tenerife and a strong contingent from Cuba are among the top seeded players.

The prize fund is 9700€ in total, distributed over 20 regular and 20 rating prizes. First place is 1000€ worth.

Ferrol or El Ferrol is a city in the province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. As of 2007, it has an urban population of 77,859 and a metropolitan area population of over 241,528.

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Ferrol

The city has been a major naval shipbuilding centre for most of its history, being the capital of the Spanish Navy’s Maritime Department of the North since the time of the early Bourbons. Before that, in the 17th century, Ferrol was the most important arsenal in Europe. Today, the city is also known as the home of the shipbuilding yards of Navantia.

Tournament website

Starting list:

1 GM Strikovic Aleksa SRB 2573

2 IM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2556

3 IM Gomez Garrido Camilo CUB 2524

4 GM Paunovic Dragan SRB 2503

5 FM Gonzalez Perez Arian CUB 2490

6 GM Abreu Delgado Aryam CUB 2479

7 GM Barlov Dragan SRB 2475

8 IM Pozo Vera Sandro CUB 2471

9 IM Huerga Leache Mikel ESP 2453

10 GM Lazarev Vladimir FRA 2445

11 GM Genov Petar BUL 2428

12 IM Gomez Ledo Roberto Carlos CUB 2428

13 IM Ivanov Jordan BUL 2398

14 IM Milchev Nikolay BUL 2388

15 FM Sande Edreira Jose Antonio ESP 2348

16 FM Ferreira Jorge Viterbo POR 2327

17 FM Pazos Porta Antonio ESP 2318

18 FM Fernandez Borrego Pablo ESP 2302

19 Viela Andre Filipe Folha POR 2241

20 WGM Safranska Anda FRA 2230

21 Montes Gutierrez Ignacio ESP 2221

22 Abella Vazquez Carlos M. ESP 2162

23 Marcos Pinto Luis ESP 2110

24 Rodriguez Guillen Jorge ESP 2084

25 Sanchez Vergara Alberto ESP 2082

26 Graña Lois Jorge ESP 2077

27 Mazaira Alba Javier I. ESP 2072

28 Sahelices Casado Roberto ESP 2069

29 Martins David Pires Tavares POR 2063

30 Gil Capape Marco Antonio ESP 2054

31 Silva Luis Neves Da POR 2023

32 Millan Soto Miguel ESP 1997

33 Alvarez Gonzalo Miguel Angel ESP 1973

34 Gomez Dieguez David ESP 1968

35 Galvez Perez Jose Luis ESP 1954

36 Marchena Hurtado Ander ESP 1951

37 Cinza Lopez Javier ESP 1950

38 Martins Manuel POR 1933

39 De Paz Vazquez Luis Javier ESP 1921

40 Vazquez Del Valle Ruben ESP 1920

41 Martinez Rodriguez Rolando ESP 1920

42 Cano Cabanillas Javier ESP 1917

43 Andias Joao Pedro Menezes POR 1891

44 Guijarro Arca Basilio ESP 1887

45 Fernandez Gonzalez Sergio ESP 1844

46 Moreno Antonio Mario ESP 1840

47 Perez Lopez Marcos ESP 1834

48 Moro Murciego Alejandro ESP 1830

49 Lopez Graña Carmen ESP 1830

50 Rey Malde Henrique ESP 1798

51 Jimenez Gonzalez Jose Luis ESP 1793

52 Blanco Dans Manuel GAL 1732

53 Regueiro Garcia Isaac Rafael ESP 1726

54 Prado Acebo Ines ESP 1694

55 Dominguez Carnero Javier ESP 1672

56 Martins Guilherme Pires Tavare POR 1646

57 De La Peña Llerandi Adolfo ESP 1591

58 Santome Rodriguez-Salas Luis M ESP 1556

59 Rodriguez Sigler Alexandre ESP 1526

60 Martinez Insua Adrian ESP 1517

61 Grana Gomez Diego ESP 1477

62 Tenreiro Calvo Jose Manuel ESP 1475

63 Costeira Fernandez Ramon ESP 0

64 Lopez Gonzalez Alfonso ESP 0

65 Segura Rio Alejandro ESP 0

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