The 5th Riga Technical University Open is taking place from August 10-16, 2015, at the Exhibition Centre Kipsala, in Riga, Latvia.

The event is a 9-round Swiss open with prize fund in the amount of 15,000 EUR, with 2,500 EUR reserved for the winner.

Latvian players GM Igor Kovalenko (2702) and GM Alexei Shirov (2702) head the field of 209 players from 29 different countries, among them 30 GMs, 6 WGMs, 30 IMs and 8 WIMs.

Tournament website

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