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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Benasque Chess Open Begins in Spain July 5

The 32nd Benasque International Chess Open will be played over 10 rounds of swiss system from 5th to 14th July at the Benasque Sport Pavilion. The tournament is valid for FIDE and FEDA rankings and provides the opportunity of winning title norms. The total prize fund is 20.000 EUR. 1º- 4.000€ // 2º- 3.000€ // 3º-2.000€ // 4º-1.000€…etc. The 2011 edition had 471 players from 42 countries: 35 GM, 7 WGM, 31 IM, 8 WIM and 390 players with Elo FIDE. 11 title norms were obtained. There will be lots of parallel activities at the event including football, tennis, conference, etc. There will also be two chess simuls:

July 8 (Sunday), 2012
40 boards: 2/3 Grand Masters / as International.
Hours: 11 hours.
Location: Plaza Mayor Benasque

July 8th (Sunday) 2012
40 boards - 2/3 International Grand Masters.
Time: 11:00 hours.
Place: Major Square of Benasque



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