26th International Open Tournament Pula

The Croatian Chess Federation and Chess Club “Pula” are organizing the 26th International Open Tournament Pula 2012 from 9th to 16th June at the Hotel Histria in Pula, Croatia.

Within the short registration period already 164 players are signed to take participation. The tournament will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss system.

The prize fund is 11.000 EUR. First place brings 1400 EUR and there are also many special and class prizes.

Last year winner was GM Aleksandar Kovacevic.

Registered players (top seeds):

1. GM Zelcic Robert CRO 2560 (Winner in 2010)
2. GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2528
3. GM Romero Holmes Alfonso ESP 2521
4. GM Martinovic Sasa CRO 2504
5. GM Tratar Marko SLO 2503
6. FM Fodor Tamas Jr HUN 2502
7. GM Jovanic Ognjen CRO 2488
8. GM Fercec Nenad CRO 2460
9. IM Aguettaz Maxime FRA 2443
10. GM Cebalo Miso CRO 2437
11. IM Genocchio Daniele ITA 2430
12. IM Lizak Peter HUN 2423
13. IM Nguyen Chi-Minh FRA 2419
14. IM Franic Milan CRO 2414
15. FM Geirnaert Steven BEL 2412

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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