Bad Ragaz Oster-Open

The International Bad Ragaz Oster-Open is set to take place on 5-9th April at the Great Hall in Mehrzweckgebäude, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland.

The tournament will be played over 7 rounds of Swiss system. Top prizes are CHF 1’000 / 700 / 500 / 400 / 300 etc.

Last year 108 players competed. Tournament website.

Bad Ragaz is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Sarganserland in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

It is the home of a famous natural spring and is a popular spa and health resort destination. One of the largest spa hotels is the Grand Hotel Quellenhof.

Players list (top seeds):

1 GM Paehtz Thomas GER 2436 Erfurt
2 IM Kuijf Marinus NED 2415 Holland
3 IM Weindl Alfred GER 2339 Sf Gottmadingen
4 FM Goldstern Filip NED 2329 Zürich Sg
5 IM Kelecevic Nedeljko SUI 2327 Winterthur Sg

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