The 28th edition of the international chess tournament Andorra Chess Open will take plce July 17-25, 2010, at the Sant Gothard Hotel in Erts (La Massana).
The tournament already features a strong list of players, headed by the Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon, followed by GM Alexander Delchev, GM Csaba Balogh, and GM Edouard Romain. Among the participants we find many young talents such as the commentator of the Anand – Topalov match IM Alexander Ipatov, next to experienced players such as GM Branko Damljanovic. Full list of players
Andorra Chess Open is valid for GM/IM norms and features a prize fund of 10 000 eur.
The time control is 40 moves in 90 minutes and 30 minutes to finish with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the first move. Games start 15:30h daily, except the first and second round at 16:00h and the last round that will be from 09:30h. The organization will accept a limit of 180 inscriptions. There are still places open, you can sign up at the official website.
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