16th Int. Neckar-Open

The 16th Int. Neckar-Open will be played on 5-9th April at the Gemeindehalle in Deizisau, Stuttgart, Germany. The total prize fund is 15.000 EUR. Top rated players are: GM Etienne Bacrot (FRA, 2704), GM Arkadij Naiditsch (GER, 2702), GM Viktor Erdos (HUN, 2634), GM Andrei Istratescu (FRA, 2628), GM Romain Edouard (FRA, 2616), GM Yuri Solodovnichenko (UKR, 2613), GM Tamas Banusz (HUN, 2583), GM Milos Perunovic (SRB, 2582), GM Tornike Sanikidze (GEO, 2545) etc

Time Schedule

Fr. 30th March 2012 Deadline for Pre-Announcement
Th. 5th April 2012 Venue opening 15:00
Th. 5th April 2012 Deadline of Announcement 17:00
Th. 5th April 2012 1st rd 18:30
Fr. 6th April 2012 2nd rd 9:00
Fr. 6th April 2012 3rd rd 15:00
Sa. 7th April 2012 4th rd 9:00
Sa. 7th April 2012 5th rd 15:00
Su. 8th April 2012 6th rd 9:00
Su. 8th April 2012 7th rd 15:00
Mo. 9th April 2012 8th rd 9:00
Mo. 9th April 2012 9th rd 14:30
Winners ceremony: After the last round (about 20:00)

Deadline for registration

Deadline for registering is 30th March 2012, 15:00-17:00 at our venue (starting charge +5 EUR). Please note Name, Birthdate, ELO/National rating, Nation, Tournament on your announcement. Every player, even pre-announced player, has to fill out our starting formula!


Please book your rooms early! Please contact:
Sven Noppes (address s. below)
There is a free shuttle service for our participants to and from your hotel.

Cat. 1 Hotel with shower in the hotel room
Single room: 40 EUR per night including breakfast
Double room: 60 EUR per night including breakfast

Cat. 2 Hostel St. Antonius, Wernau with showers on the same floor
Single room: 27,50 EUR per night including breakfast
Double room: 35 EUR per night including breakfast

Cat. 3 Hostel Landvolkshochschule, Wernau with shower in the room
Single room: 32 EUR per night including breakfast
Double room: 44 EUR per night including breakfast

Further Informations

Sven Noppes, Uhlandstrasse 39, GER – 73779 Deizisau

Tel. +49 7153 / 82 64 57 Fax +49 7153 / 7 68 92
Cell phone: +49 172 / 7 25 87 38

E-Mail: open@neckar-open.de This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Internet: www.Neckar-Open.de

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