Monday, April 25, 2011

Heart of Finland

Chessclub Jyväs-Shakki organizes the 21st Open Heart of Finland in Jyväskylä, Finland on 11-17th July, 2011. The Venue is Harju Building of Jyväskylä College, Sepänkatu 3, Jyväskylä. The Heart of Finland tournament is the biggest annual chess event in Finland.

The tournament will be played over 9 rounds according to Swiss system. Time rate is 90 min + 30 s/move, add 30 min after 40th move. Tournament is ELO rated and there are possibilities to win FIDE title norms. The first prize will be 1000 EUR.

Pre-registered players: GM Sulskis Sarunas LTU 2564, GM Kanep Meelis EST 2528, GM Novik Maxim RUS 2470, IM Yuneev Alexey RUS 2425, IM Kiik Kalle EST 2423, IM Agopov Mikael FIN 2423, IM Lauk Ular EST 2402, GM Yrjölä Jouni FIN 2366, GM Rantanen Yrjö FIN 2363 and IM Norri Joose FIN 2343.

More information on the official website.

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