Open d’escacs de Barbera 2012

The 35th Barbera Open International tournament will take place on 4-12th July at Torre d’en Gorgs, nº 40. in Barbera del Valles, Spain.

The organizer of the tournament, Club d’escacs Barberà, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

The players will be divided in three groups: Open A (2150 elo and higher), Open B (1850-2150) and Open C (U1850). All groups will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss system with the classical time control.

The Open A is valid for the title norms and is part of the 8th Catalan Chess Circuit. Total prize fund is 8000 EUR, the winner takes 1500 EUR.

Official website

Participants (Open A) – top seeds:

1. GM Turov Maxim RUS 2667
2. GM Quesada Perez Yuniesky CUB 2625
3. GM Peralta Fernando ARG 2590
4. GM Aroshidze Levan GEO 2582
5. GM Hernandez Carmenates Holden CUB 2570
6. GM Cordova Emilio PER 2566
7. GM Arizmendi Martinez Julen Luis ESP 2564
8. GM Cornette Matthieu FRA 2552
9. GM Narciso Dublan Marc ESP 2541
10. GM Alsina Leal Daniel ESP 2540
11. GM Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX 2525
12. IM Moreno Ruiz Javier ESP 2513
13. GM Libiszewski Fabien FRA 2495
14. IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel ESP 2484
15. GM Bakre Tejas IND 2482
16. IM Asis Gargatagli Hipolito ESP 2473
17. IM Perez Mitjans Orelvis ESP 2471
18. FM Gonzalez Perez Arian CUB 2453
19. IM Escobar Forero Alder COL 2448
20. IM Matnadze Ana ESP 2446

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