11th South Wales International Open

This just in from Mark Adams:-

11th South Wales International Open, Cardiff. Aug 25th – 30th

South Wales Chess welcomes the new joint British Champion, IM Jonathan Hawkins to Cardiff. We now have 5 GM’s 4 IM’s and 2 FM’s in the list of entrants.

We are still taking entries. You can enter online at http://www.southwaleschess.co.uk/

Titled Entrants:

GM Keith Arkell (ENG)

GM Boris Chatalbashev (BUL)

GM Marijan Petrov (BUL)

GM Mark Hebden (ENG)

GM Peter Wells (ENG)

IM Jonathan Hawkins (ENG)

IM Petr Marusenko (UKR)

IM Jack Rudd (ENG)

IM Daniel Fernandez (SIN)

FM Walter Braun (AUT)

FM Carl Strugnell (FRA)

Prizes 1st    £1000  2nd    £600  3rd   £400    4th    £250
Best non GM titled player £200
Best non titled player rated between 2300 and 2200 inclusive (FIDE Rated) £150
Best non titled player rated 2199 – 2100 (FIDE Rated) £150
Best non titled player rated 2099 – 1950 (FIDE Rated) £125
Best non titled player rated 1949 – 1800 (FIDE Rated) £125
Best non titled player rated under 1800 (FIDE Rated) £100
Best non FIDE rated player £50
Best non Welsh junior (Under 18 on 1.9.13) £75
Best Welsh junior (Under 18 on 1.9.13) £100
FOR PLAYERS WHO HAVE NOT WON ANY OF THE ABOVE PRIZES
Best Welsh player (ON FIDE LIST) £75
Best Non Welsh Player (ON FIDE LIST) £75