Monday, March 24, 2014

International Rapid Chess Festival – Veaceslav Cebanenco Memorial


The Veaceslav Cebanenco Memorial is scheduled to take place on 1-2nd April at the Republican Chess and Draughts Club, Sciusev street 111, in Chisinau, Moldova.

The Festival will consist of three events:

- In the open tournament A (9-round Swiss, FIDE rated) eligible to participate are the players with FIDE ratings 2200 and higher. The maximum number of participants is 50.
Rate of play: 15 min + 10 sec/move increment.

- In the open tournament B (9-round Swiss, FIDE rated) eligible to participate are the players with FIDE ratings under 2200. The maximum number of participants is 70.
Rate of play: 25 min to the end of the game.

- In the open tournament C (9-round Swiss, open & girls) eligible to participate are the players under 12 years old. Individual and team score will be counted. Each team may consist of 2 players (1 boy + 1 girl), both born in 2002 and younger.
Rate of play: 25 min to the end of the game.

The top prize in the Open A is 1000 EUR.

Tournament website

Participants (top seeds):

1 GM Malakhov Vladimir RUS 2777
2 GM Shirov Alexei LAT 2742
3 GM Bologan Viktor MDA 2680
4 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2675
5 GM Svetushkin Dmitry MDA 2628
6 GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2583
7 GM Solodovnichenko Yuri UKR 2564
8 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy UKR 2552
9 GM Al-Modiahki Mohamad QAT 2547
10 GM Nanu Costica-Ciprian ROU 2532
11 GM Rogozenco Dorian ROU 2513
12 IM Hamitevici Vladimir MDA 2494
13 IM Golubka Petr UKR 2458
14 GM Zhu Chen QAT 2438
15 IM Slovineanu Viacheslav MDA 2431

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice tournament.