On Wednesday, October 12th at 15.45 the Chess Tournament Magistral Casino de Barcelona 2011 will take start. This year the Tournament is organized by the Catalonian Chess Federation and sponsored by the Casino of Barcelona (Group Peralada), Barcelona City Hall and and the Autonomous Government of Catalonia.
The Venue of the Tournament is the Casino of Barcelona (Marina Avenue, 19-21), the dates are from October 12th to20th, 2011, and the games will start at 16.00.
1 GM OMS PALLISSE JOSEP 2493 ESP
2 GM DE LA RIVA AGUADO OSCAR 2541 AND
3 GM SMIRIN ILIA 2678 ISR
4 GM SEIRAWAN YASSER 2652 USA
5 GM SPRAGGETT KEVIN 2576 CAN
6 GM ALSINA LEAL DANIEL 2529 ESP
7 GM ITURRIZAGA EDUARDO 2640 VEN
8 GM SALGADO LOPEZ IVAN 2614 ESP
9 GM PERALTA FERNANDO 2602 ARG
10 GM NARCISO DUBLAN MARC 2519 ESP
Update: GM Eduardo Iturrizaga, the top player of Venezuela, suffered a car accident on the way to the airport today. The car is destroyed, but GM Iturrizaga is reported to be well. He will not be able to travel to Barcelona, so the tournament Magistral Ciudad de Barcelona will start with 9 players.