The 46th Biel International Chess Festival will be held from 20th June to 2nd August in Biel, Switzerland.

The main Grandmaster Tournament will be dedicated to the memory of Olivier Breisacher. Six players will play in a category 19 double round robin event:

Etienne Bacrot, FRA, Elo 2725
Ian Nepomniachtchi, RUS, Elo 2717
Alexander Moiseenko, UKR, Elo 2711
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA Elo 2706
Ding Liren, CHN, Elo 2702
Richard Rapport, HUN, Elo 2674 (Juniors U18 #1)

Player biographies are available on the official website. Last year winner was Wang Hao.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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