Friday, 22 February 2013 13:45
The Zagreb International Chess Open 2013 will take place from February 25th to March 4th at the hotel Dubrovnik, Gajeva 1 in Zagreb, Croatia.
The tournament will be validated by FIDE. It will be a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves plus 30 minutes to finsh the game and 30 seconds increments from the first move.
The total prize fund will amount to 60.000 Kunas (approx. 10.500 USD), with 12.000 Kunas reserved for the winner.
Former European champion GM Zdenko Kozul is the first seed, followed by Israeli GM Evgeny Postny and a very strong contingency of eight Croatian Grandmasters, headed by Hrvoje Stevic, Ante Brkic and Mladen Palac.