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Science Park Amsterdam Chess Tournament

9th to 17th July in the brand new sports centre Universum

The new Amsterdam international summer chess tournament will be held from 9th to 17th July. The playing conditions will be perfect in a high-tech, sportive and inspiring environment.

At Science Park Amsterdam you are surrounded by renowned scientists, researchers, high-tech companies, an impressive beta faculty and ambitious students. The playing venue is the brand new sports centre Universum.

Science Park Amsterdam offers several cozy bars and restaurants and it has excellent access by bicycle, public transport and car. Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and two thirds of the hotels are located in the city’s centre.

Science Park Amsterdam

There are four different groups:

Group A - Rated more than 2050, first prize € 3000

Group B - 1800-2100, first prize € 800

Group C - 1550-1850, first prize € 500

Group D - Lower than 1600, first prize € 250

Schedule: 9-17 July 2011

Mode: 9 rounds, Swiss system.

Rate of play: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game; with an increment of 30 seconds per move from the start.

Start of the games: Rounds 1-8 will start at 13.00 hrs. The 9th round will start at 12.00 hrs.

Official website

sportcentrum

The playing venue

Starting list for the A Group:

1 GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2645

2 GM Reinderman Dimitri NED 2617

3 GM Popovic Dusan SRB 2553

4 GM Haslinger Stewart G ENG 2548

5 GM Sedlak Nikola SRB 2544

6 GM Adhiban B. IND 2543

7 GM Nijboer Friso NED 2538

8 GM Friedel Joshua E USA 2530

9 GM Horvath Csaba HUN 2523

10 GM Sebag Marie FRA 2504

11 GM Neverov Valeriy UKR 2487

12 IM Pruijssers Roeland NED 2457

13 IM Vaibhav Suri IND 2430

14 IM Miedema David NED 2409

15 FM Tan Matthew NED 2395

16 IM Wiersma Eelke NED 2386

17 FM Van Assendelft Floris NED 2384

18 FM Van Eijk Sander NED 2377

19 Hopman Pieter NED 2374

20 FM Klein David NED 2359

21 Ootes Lars NED 2358

22 Posedaru Bogdan ROU 2354

23 FM Bezemer Arno NED 2335

24 IM Afek Yochanan ISR 2295

25 Plukkel Sjoerd NED 2290

26 Duijker Rick NED 2282

27 De Rover Yong Hoon NED 2279

28 FM Schoorl Rob NED 2271

29 Testa Adriano ITA 2263

30 Bottema Tom NED 2256

31 WGM Schneider Veronika HUN 2251

32 Wunnink Michael NED 2248

33 Visser Henk Jan NED 2225

34 FM Vogel Jaap NED 2223

35 CM Steenbekkers Franck NED 2223

36 FM Kohler Aran NED 2221

37 Hamiti Gani ALB 2221

38 Timmermans Ivo NED 2219

39 Hovenga Alje NED 2216

40 FM Roebers Jan NED 2214

41 Van Hengel Hugo NED 2203

42 Osterwald Elwin NED 2195

43 Brink Barry NED 2194

44 Vrancken Gilbert NED 2189

45 FM Overeem Marc NED 2181

46 Van Eekhout David NED 2172

47 Vroombout Enrico NED 2169

48 Van Der Eijk Martijn NED 2156

49 Markus John Raymond NED 2150

50 Mellema Andries NED 2138

51 Van Den Berg Harmen NED 2136

52 Harmsen Michiel NED 2134

53 Edeling Jeroen NED 2115

54 Pauw Sander NED 2115

55 Van der Lende Ilias NED 2112

56 Schroer Marcel NED 2108

57 Hoffman Ron NED 2106

58 Spiler Angelo NED 2106

59 White Kevin D ENG 2104

60 Ritsema Ronald NED 2103

61 Goes Sten NED 2099

62 FM Malkawi Fadi JOR 2090

63 Boulahfa Hicham NED 2079

64 Sanders Isaac B ENG 2074

65 Burton Graham P ENG 2060

66 Smit Frans NED 2055

67 Hendriks Theo NED 2053

68 Brookes Christopher NED 2052

69 Haria Ravi ENG 2052

70 Gravemaker Wim Laurens NED 2047

71 Vereggen Lars NED 2030

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