Helsingor-Castle-Denmark-2

The Politiken Cup 2015 will be a 10-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 25th July to 2nd August at the Konventum in Helsingør, Denmark.

A total of 434 players from 25 countries are expected to take part in the event. This by far exceeds the previous record of 311 players, set in 2011. The organizers had to book additional room to accommodate all games.

28 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters are in the field. The top prize is 2700 EUR. Last year winner was Bu Xiangzhi.

Live games with analysis

Tournament website

Participants (top seeds)

1 GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2707
2 GM Ragger Markus AUT 2688
3 GM Hammer Jon Ludvig NOR 2677
4 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2663
5 GM Shankland Samuel L USA 2656
6 GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter GER 2654
7 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2647
8 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2626
9 GM Naroditsky Daniel USA 2622
10 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2594
11 GM Marin Mihail ROU 2579
12 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2576
13 GM Maze Sebastien FRA 2575
14 GM Hansen Sune Berg DEN 2571
15 GM Timman Jan H NED 2566
16 GM Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2563
17 GM Brunello Sabino ITA 2539
18 GM Glud Jakob Vang DEN 2531
19 GM Schandorff Lars DEN 2520
20 GM Rasmussen Allan Stig DEN 2507
21 GM Aagaard Jacob DEN 2506
22 GM Chabanon Jean-Luc FRA 2493
23 GM Tarjan James E USA 2490
24 GM Hector Jonny SWE 2485
25 IM Delorme Axel FRA 2484
26 IM Fernandez Daniel Howard ENG 2472
27 IM Antonsen Mikkel DEN 2469
28 IM Schroeder Jan-Christian GER 2461
29 IM Carlstedt Jonathan GER 2460
30 IM Smith Axel SWE 2449
31 IM Petrov Nikita RUS 2439
32 GM Semcesen Daniel SWE 2437
33 Kollars Dmitrij GER 2437
34 GM Kristiansen Jens DEN 2432
35 IM Jepson Christian SWE 2428
36 IM Sjodahl Pontus SWE 2425
37 IM Tan Justin AUS 2417
38 FM Christiansen Johan-Sebastian NOR 2409
39 FM Adan Bermudez Sergio ESP 2402
40 IM Holm Kristian Stuvik NOR 2398
41 IM Zude Erik Dr. GER 2398
42 GM Hoi Carsten DEN 2383
43 FM Haubro Martin DEN 2382
44 IM Johansson Linus SWE 2379
45 FM Jacobsen Mikkel Manosri DEN 2370
46 FM Petersen Tom Petri DEN 2360
47 IM Vuilleumier Alexandre SUI 2357
48 FM Matthiesen Martin DEN 2347
49 FM Rydstrom Tom SWE 2346
50 FM Nielsen Hogni Egilstoft FAI 2338

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