International Chess Championship Zagreb Open 2011
11th to 18th April at Hotel Porin in Zagreb, Croatia

International Chess Championship Zagreb Open 2011 will be played from 11th to 18th April at Hotel Porin in Zagreb, Croatia. The organizer is Zagreb Chess Federation and the system of play in nine round Swiss with 90 minutes for 40 moves+ 15 min to the end of game incl. 30 seconds increment for every move (from the beginning of the game).

The tournament will be split in two events, Grandmaster Group for players rated above 2300 and Master Group for players rated under 2300. The prize fund in the main event is approximately 7200 EUR, with 2000 EUR reserved for the winner, and the prizes in the Master Group amount to 2400 EUR.

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Preliminary list for the Grandmaster tournament:

1 GM Burmakin Vladimir RUS 2594
2 GM Brkić Ante CRO 2592
3 GM Palac Mladen CRO 2586
4 GM Postny Evgeny ISR 2585
5 GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2579
6 GM Greenfeld Alon ISR 2571
7 GM Ponkratov Pavel RUS 2568
8 GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2567
9 GM Janković Alojzije CRO 2563
10 GM Banusz Tamas HUN 2563
11 GM Bosiočić Marin CRO 2561
12 GM Zelčić Robert CRO 2550
13 GM Jovanović Zoran CRO 2544
14 GM Papp Gabor HUN 2539
15 GM Petrov Marijan BUL 2534
16 GM Ulibin Mikhail RUS 2521
17 IM Martinović Saša CRO 2504
18 GM Petkov Vladimir BUL 2493
19 GM Šarić Ante CRO 2491
20 GM Jovanić Ognjen CRO 2480

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