Saturday, February 02, 2013

Turkish National Championship 2012-2013


The Turkish National Championship 2012-2013 is taking place on 1-9 February at the Halls of the Limra Hotel in Antalya, Turkey.

The tournament will be a 9 round Swiss open and the Classical FIDE time control will be used.
The organizers are offering a prize fund of 30,000 Turkish lira, or approximately 17,000 USD. The prizes will be distributed as follows: 1st – 5,000 TL; 2nd – 3,500 TL; 3rd – 3,000 TL; 4th – 2,500 TL; 5th – 2,000 TL, etc.

A total of 320 players have signed in for participation. Among them, there are 18 titled players, including 5 GMs and 4 IMs. The favorites for the title are the GMs Dragan Solak, Alexander Ipatov – who is the current World Junior Champion – and Baris Esen.

Official website

Top seeds

GM DRAGAN SOLAK 2603 
GM ALEXANDER ipatov 2569 
GM ESEN PEACE 2565 
GM EMRE CAN 2460 
GM HAZNEDAROGLU KIVANÇ 2439 
IM MERT ERDOGDU 2430 
IM ŞANAL Vahap 2399 
FM Muhammad DAŞTAN BATUHAN 2390 
IM KANMAZALP ogulcan 2389 
FM Ali Marandi CAN CEMİL 2369 
WGM STAR BETÜL CEMRE 2368 
FM MERT YILMAZYERLİ 2320 
IM HOPE ATAKİŞİ 2320

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any Turkish born?