Saturday, July 06, 2013
Science Park Amsterdam Open Tournament
The third Amsterdam international summer chess tournament will be held from 6 to 14 July 2013. 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 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.
It is a 9 rounds Swiss open with a time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game; with an increment of 30 seconds per move from the start.
Rounds 1 – 8 will start at 14.00 hrs. The 9th round will start at 12.00 hrs.
Participants (top seeds):
1 GM Sumets, Andrey UKR 2583
2 GM Adhiban, B. IND 2567
3 GM Neverov, Valeriy UKR 2492
4 IM Riemersma, Li NED 2438
5 IM Willemze, Thomas NED 2420
6 IM Bosboom, Manuel NED 2398
7 IM Miedema, David NED 2394
8 FM Goudriaan, Etienne NED 2369
9 FM Rijnaarts, Sjef NED 2360
10 IM Maryasin, Boris ISR 2335