1st Panama Chess Open

The National Chess Federation Panama is organizing the 1st Panama Chess Open from 3rd to 7th November at the Salon Portobello, Centro de Convenciones Atlapa in Panama City.

This event fills a gap in international tournaments in the Republic of Panama since the decade of 70′s, and the hosts are determined to establish it as a fixed annual tournament. Currently 93 players are signed to participate in the 9-round Swiss Open.


First Place: USD 2000.00
Second Place: USD 1300.00
Third Place: USD 1000.00
Fourth Place: USD 600.00
Fifth Place: USD 500.00
Sixth Place: USD 400.00
Seventh Place: USD 300.00
Eighth Place: USD 200.00

Official website

(Top 15) Players list:

1 GM Tiviakov Sergey NED 2623
2 GM Ramirez Alejandro USA 2594
3 GM Corrales Fidel CUB 2585
4 GM Almeida Omar CUB 2576
5 GM Ortiz Isan CUB 2556
6 IM Gomez Camilo CUB 2533
7 GM Alvarez Aramis CUB 2515
8 IM Barrientos Sergio COL 2503
9 GM Arencibia Walter CUB 2499
10 GM Abreu Aryam CUB 2479
11 GM Perez Luis Manuel CUB 2478
12 GM Zapata Alonso COL 2478
13 IM Shoker Samy EGY 2475
14 IM Pozo Sandro CUB 2461
15 IM Escobar Alder COL 2459

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