The Winterchess Mallorca Masters 2013 is being played on 17th – 23rd March at the Hotel Neptuneo situated on the beach of Palma.

It is a 10 player single round robin, with a time control of 90 minutes plues 30 seconds per move.

The participants arrived from seven different countries. The rating average is 2447 points. All the participants are titled players – 3 Grandmasters and 7 International Masters.

First seed is Lithuanian GM Aloysa Kveinys. English GM James Plaskett, winner of the last edition of the Abierto de Roquetas de Mar, is also in the lineup.

Official website


1 GM Kveinys Aloyzas LTU 2528
2 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2527
3 GM Plaskett H James ENG 2516
4 IM Glud Jakob Vang DEN 2514
5 IM Arribas Lopez Angel ESP 2478
6 IM Forcen Esteban Daniel ESP 2469
7 IM Janev Tihomir BUL 2429
8 IM Mikkelsen Nikolaj DEN 2410
9 IM Bujisho Benjamin FRA 2372
10 IM Rodriguez Lopez Rafael ESP 2229
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