Saturday, September 07, 2013

Panama Chess Open 2013


The 3rd Panama Chess Open will be held from 30th October to 5th November at the Salón Corotu, Hotel Central Park in Ciudad de Panamá.

The tournament will be played over nine rounds of Swiss system with accelerated pairings. Already 143 players are signed to take participation (list below).

The total prize fund is $10,000. Top prizes are $2500-1500-1000-500-400-300-200-100.

Last year winner was GM Eric Hansen

The additional events include lectures, seminars, simultaneous exhibitions and blitz tournament with $1000 in prizes.

Participants (top seeds):

1 GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2707
2 GM Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2650
3 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2650
4 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2616
5 GM Ipatov Alexander TUR 2588
6 GM Cori Jorge PER 2546
7 GM Arencibia Rodriguez Walter CUB 2526
8 GM Gonzalez Vidal Yuri CUB 2524
9 IM Obregon Rivero Juan Carlos CUB 2501
10 GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis CUB 2500
11 GM Nogueiras Santiago Jesus CUB 2493
12 GM Pozo Vera Sandro CUB 2485
13 GM Almeida Quintana Omar CUB 2483
14 IM Paehtz Elisabeth GER 2479
15 IM Otero Acosta Diasmany CUB 2471
16 GM Zapata Alonso COL 2466
17 GM Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo Reynald CUB 2462
18 IM Gonzalez Bernal CRC 2461
19 GM Martinez Duany Lelys Stanley CUB 2459
20 IM Delgado Ramos Hector CUB 2455
21 IM Fernandez Cardoso Alexey CUB 2453
22 IM Jimenez Fraga Pedro Alejandro CUB 2441
23 IM Alarcon Casellas Rolando CUB 2440
24 FM Quesada Perez Yasser CUB 2433
25 WGM Cori T. Deysi PER 2430
26 IM Trent Lawrence ENG 2425
27 IM Rohl Juan VEN 2410
28 FM Sanchez Alvarez Roberto Carlo CUB 2409
29 IM Panjwani Raja CAN 2407
30 IM Juarez Flores Carlos A. GUA 2404

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