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Marx Gyorgy Memorial 2009

with Ganguly, Meyer, Safarli, Almasi, Acs, and Berkes

Ganguly

The 2009 edition of the Marx Gyorgy Memorial will take place 24th September- 5th October. It will be a double round robin chess competition, featuring 6 GMs. The time control is 100 minutes/40 moves + 50minutes/20 moves + 30 seconds/move from the first move. Sofia rule will apply and players can offer a draw in the first 40 moves only with arbiter’s permission in particular cases.

Participants

GM Zoltan Almasi, HUN 2685

GM Georg Meier, GER 2664

GM Ferenc Berkes, HUN 2663

GM Suruya Ganguly, IND 2634

GM Eltaj Safarli, AZE 2587

GM Peter Acs, HUN 2550

More information for the participants can be found at the players page. With category 16 and average rating of 2631, the Marx Gyorgy Memorial completes a very strong ending of September, together with SPICE Cup 2009 and Nanjing chess 2009.

Teller Ede Memorial

Parallel to the Marx Gyorgy Memorial, a women top event will be held, the Teller Ede Memorial. It will have similar rules and will feature six titled women players.

Participants

IM Vajda Szidónia, HUN 2375

WGM Ticia Gara, HUN 2364

WGM Joanna Majdan, POL 2361

WGM Evgeniya Doluhanova, UKR 2341

WGM Julia Kochetkova, RUS 2305

WIM Lili Toth, HUN 2171

Official site: http://www.ase.hu/marxgy/2009

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