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Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011

Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011

The 13th Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2011 took place from 13th to 21st July at the Centre Civic Sant Marti c.Selva de Mar 213 in Barcelona. The 9-round Swiss tournament is part of the 8th Catalan International Circuit.

3rd International Chess Tournament Artemis Cup

3rd International Chess Tournament Artemis Cup

The 9-round Swiss open was organized by the Municipality of Leros, E.S.TH. (Union Of Chess Players Of Thessaloniki) and Educational and Cultural Youth Club “Artemis”. The prize fund amounted to 5600 EUR, with 1200 EUR being reserved for the winner.

21st Heart of Finland Chess Tournament

21st Heart of Finland Chess Tournament

Chessclub Jyväs-Shakki organized the 21st Open Heart of Finland in Jyväskylä, Finland, on 11-17th July, 2011. The playing venue was Harju Building of Jyväskylä College, Sepänkatu 3, Jyväskylä. The Heart of Finland tournament is the biggest annual chess event in Finland.

Tigran Petrosian Victorious in Benasque Open

Tigran Petrosian Victorious in Benasque Open

The 31st Villa de Benasque Open was held from 7th to 16th July in Benasque, Spain. A traditionally massive tournament gathered 444 players from 33 chess federations. 35 Grandmasters and 32 International Masters participated. The tournament was a 10-round Swiss with more than 20,000 EUR in prizes. The winner takes 4,000 EUR home.

International Championship of Central Serbia

International Championship of Central Serbia

The Open A had 107 participants from 20 countries, among them 12 Grandmasters and 20 International Masters. GM Mikhail Ulibin (2538), the only Russian in the field, confidently won the first place with 7.5 points.

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial

The Russian city of Samara hosted a 9-round Open tournament dedicated to the memory of legendary Grandmaster Lev Polugaevsky. The tournament, which is also a qualifier for the 2011 Russian Cup, took place from 5th to 13th July with 11300 EUR in prizes.

GM Arthur Kogan Winner in Torredembarra

GM Arthur Kogan Winner in Torredembarra

The 13th International Open Torredembarra was held from 2nd to 10th July, 2010, in Torredembarra (Catalonia), Spain. Club d’Escacs Torredembarra managed the 9-round Swiss tournament. 110 players took participation.

7th Memorial Chess Tournament Uroš Dinić

7th Memorial Chess Tournament Uroš Dinić

The 7th Memorial Chess Tournament “Uroš Dinić” was held on Sunday, 10th July in Paracin, Serbia. 87 players from 13 countries took participation, with 10 Grandmasters, 11 International Masters and 13 FIDE Masters in the field.

International Championship of Slovakia

International Championship of Slovakia

98 players are taking part in the Open A tournament. Top rated are GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2590, GM Markos Jan SVK 2585, GM Ftacnik Lubomir SVK 2556, GM Medvegy Zoltan HUN 2527, GM Gonda Laszlo HUN 2512, GM Michalik Peter SVK 2505, GM Petrik Tomas SVK 2505, GM Boros Denes HUN 2502, GM Timoscenko Gennadij SVK 2502 and GM Likavsky Tomas SVK 2494.

Turkey İş Bank Chess League

Turkey İş Bank Chess League

The Turkey İş Bank League took place in Konya-Hilton Garden Inn Hotel from June 28th till July 9th, 2011. After 13 rounds and victory in the last match against Turkish Hava Yollari Sport Club 7.5-2.5, Isek Aquamatch Sport Club became a sole winner of the championship.

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