XIV Open Internacional de Sants 2012 is taking place 17-26 August in Spain. A total of 626 players participate in the two groups, among which 131 titled participants. Top seeded are Grandmasters Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, Grzegorz Gajewski, and Kevin Spraggett.

More information about the participants here

After two rounds a total of 55 players continue undefeated in group A. Among them are the top seeded Nisipeanu, Gajewski, and Spraggett, as well as Samuel Shankland, Emilio Cordova, GM Marc Narciso Dublan, IM Alvar Alonso, GM Josep Manuel Lopez Martinez, IM Sam Collins, etc. See the full standings below.

Games can be followed daily at the official website starting at 16:30 CET. Daily reports at the Spanish version of Chessdom.

Leaders after R2

Rk. Name FED RtgI Pts.
1 GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter ROU 2648 2
GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2628 2
GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2588 2
GM Shankland Samuel L USA 2581 2
GM Cordova Emilio PER 2572 2
GM Narciso Dublan Marc ESP 2528 2
IM Alonso Rosell Alvar ESP 2502 2
GM Lopez Martinez Josep Manuel ESP 2498 2
IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel ESP 2496 2
GM Oms Pallisse Josep ESP 2461 2
IM Collins Sam E IRL 2459 2
GM Laxman R R IND 2428 2
IM Roser Kevin FRA 2427 2
IM Sequera Paolini Jose VEN 2420 2
IM Cruz Filemon PER 2410 2
IM Arenas David COL 2406 2
GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2405 2
IM Antoli Royo Joaquin Miguel ESP 2398 2
FM Rios Cristhian Camilo COL 2398 2
FM Stokke Kjetil NOR 2390 2
FM Rodriguez Garcia Victor CUB 2383 2
IM Mascaro March Pedro ESP 2375 2
FM Sowray Peter J ENG 2375 2
FM Massoni Michael FRA 2368 2
FM Kiewra Keaton F USA 2364 2
Bracker Frank GER 2364 2
IM Vehi Bach Victor Manuel ESP 2357 2
FM Coll Ortega Jordi ESP 2293 2
MK Asensio Linan Teodoro ESP 2121 2
30 GM Spraggett Kevin CAN 2595 2
IM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos ESP 2540 2
GM Cuartas Jaime Alexander COL 2521 2
IM Perez Mitjans Orelvis ESP 2504 2
IM Escobar Forero Alder COL 2493 2
IM Hungaski Robert Andrew USA 2486 2
FM Alarcon Casellas Rolando CUB 2471 2
IM Cruz Jonathan PER 2418 2
IM Gallego Alcaraz Andres Felipe COL 2377 2
IM Valdes Leonardo CRC 2366 2
40 GM Aroshidze Levan GEO 2568 2
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