Monday, 12 August 2013 03:03
The 6th Arad Open took place from 31st July to 9th August in the Great Concert Hall of the City Cultural Palace in Arad, Romania.
Ukrainian International Master Konstantin Tarlev edged Hungarian Grandmaster Attila Czebe on tie-break to claim the winner’s trophy in the main Open Tournament. Both players finished the event on 7,5 points from nine games. In the final round Tarlev defeated GM Balog Imre, winner of the previous two tournaments in Arad.
The Festival consisted of the Open Tournament, 9-round event which was held on 3-9th August, the U16 Tournament, 7-round FIDE rated event on 31st July – 3rd August, and U8-U10 Tournaments, 9-round events valid for Romanian ratings on 31st July – 3rd August.
The additional events included FIDE rated Blitz Tournament, Fischer Random Tournament, and bughouse exhibitions.
The Festival was organized by the Sah Club Vados and tournament director was IO Alin Campeanu. The total prize fund was 8000 EUR.