The 3rd Azores International Chess Open is scheduled to take place from March 29 to April 2, 2016, in Pavilhão do Mar – Ponta Delgada, S. Miguel, Azores.
The event is organized by AXRA Azores and AX Portugal in a 7-round Swiss FIDE format and a prize fund in the amount of 3,000 EUR will be awarded to the winners.
Preliminary list of players (top 5 seeds):
1 GM SPRAGGETT Kevin Barry CAN 2522
2 GM FRANCO OCAMPOS Zenon PAR 2507
3 IM FERREIRA Jorge João Viterbo POR 2493
4 IM DIAS Paulo Jorge Guimaraes POR 2375
5 CM DIAS Ivo Rodrigues POR 2257
Chess Admin January 7, 2016 Daily News, General News Leave a comment