Saturday, July 06, 2013

Heart of Finland 2013

The 23rd Heart of Finland Open will take place on 8-14th July in Jyväskylä, Finland. The playing venue is Harju building of Jyväskylä College in the city-center Sepänkatu 3.

The tournament system is 9-round Swiss with accelerated pairings in the first two rounds. The event is elo-rated and it is possible to obtain FIDE title norms.

The total prize fund is 4000 EUR, with 1000 EUR reserved for the winner. There are also junior, women and elo prizes. Last year winner was GM Jaan Ehlvest. Official website.

Participants (top seeds):

1 Kulaots Kaido GM EST 2582
2 Sulskis Sarunas GM LTU 2567
3 Gavrilov Alexei GM RUS 2474
4 Moiseenko Vadim IM RUS 2473
5 Vul Arkadi GM RUS 2473
6 Vorotnikov Vladislav GM RUS 2473
7 Sipilä Vilka IM FIN 2452
8 Kiik Kalle IM EST 2442
9 Karttunen Mika IM FIN 2441
10 Agopov Mikael IM FIN 2424


Anonymous said...

Where are the top Swedes?

Toivo Pudas said...

They are in Svenska Mästerskap

It started on Saturday.