The Municipiului Baia Mare organized an open tournament from 5th to 11th September in Baia Mare, Romania. 62 players took participation and among them seven Grandmasters. Top seeded was GM Gergely Szabo.
GM Marius Manolache convincingly won the race by collecting 7.5 points from nine rounds and leaving the nearest followers a full point behind.
1. GM Manolache Marius ROU 2535 - 7.5
2-6. GM Nevednichy Vladislav ROU 2540, GM Berescu Alin-Mile ROU 2495, FM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian ROU 2391, GM Szabo Gergely-Andras-Gyula ROU 2546 and IM Filip Lucian ROU 2483 - 6.5
7-11. GM Genov Petar BUL 2447, FM Dobre Claudiu-Cristian ROU 2344, IM Carmaciu Lucian-Catalin ROU 2385, IM Soltanici Ruslan MDA 2371 and GM Nanu Costica-Ciprian ROU 2526 - 6.0
12-20. NM Bonte Andrei-Mihai ROU 2364, GM Sanduleac Vasile MDA 2430, IM Manea Alexandru ROU 2415, WCM Radu Eudochia ROU 1808, IM Bogdan Dan ROU 2367, IM Florescu Codrut-Constantin ROU 2239, WNM Pomirleanu Ana-Daniela ROU 1995, I Lupascu Matei-Alexandru ROU 1979 and WNM Adoamnei Roxana ROU 1975 - 5.5 etc