The 3rd International Chess Festival Cesme Open 2015 is held from 15-20th June, at the Cesme Aya Haralambos Church, in Cesme, a splendid coastal Turkish city, situated near the largest metropolitan center in Turkey’s Aegean Region, Izmir.

Turkish Chess Federation and Cesme Municipality organize the event in a 9-round Swiss format with the hefty prize fund in total of 33,500 TL (nearly 12,000 €). The tempo of play is 90′ + 30″.

Top seed is Ukrainian GM Yuriy Kuzubov (2650).

Official website

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