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37th Rilton Cup

Traditional New Year tournament

The 37th Rilton Cup will take place from 27th December 2007 to 5th January 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden. This year’s tournament, with a prize fund of 22 000 Euro, will be played over 9 rounds in three groups: Rilton Cup, Rilton Elo and Rilton Open (Rilton Open is only open for Nordic players with a rating lower than national 1800).

87 players have registered so far, top rated are: GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek (POL 2635), GM Vasilios Kotronias (GRE 2614), GM Simen Agdestein (NOR 2589), GM Emanuel Berg (SWE 2580), GM Lars Bo Hansen (DEN 2572), GM Tiger Hillarp Persson (SWE 2568), GM Robert Fontaine (FRA 2567), GM Slavko Cicak (SWE 2563), GM Kaido K├╝laots (EST 2547), GM Sergey Ivanov (RUS 2537), GM Kjetil Lie (NOR 2536), GM Pia Cramling (SWE 2533), GM Pontus Carlsson (SWE 2487), GM Lars Karlsson (SWE 2485), GM Ralf Akesson (SWE 2477), GM Thomas Ernst (SWE 2435) and GM Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez (ESP 2434).

More information and registration instruction on the official website.

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