Open Internacional de Sants
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 00:28
The 15th International Chess Open de Sants, Hostafrancs & La Bordeta was held from 23rd August to 1st September at the Auditori del Centre Cívic de les Cotxeres de Sants in Barcelona, Spain.
The tournament format was 10-round Swiss. There were two playing groups: Open A (all players eligible) and Open B (U2000).
In the Open A Indian Grandmaster Adhiban B. took a clear first place with 8,5/10 points after beating the co-leader GM Vladimir Burmakin in the final round.
Also victorious in the last round were GM Jorge Cori, GM Vladimir Potkin, GM Jan Gustafsson and IM Burak Firat who all shared the second place with 8,0/10 points. Turkish IM Firat had an amazing 2660-elo performance to earn a Grandmaster norm.
Replay the top games with analysis
Open A had 298 participants, while Open B featured 322 players. Full standings of both groups are below.
Open Internacional de Sants results are valid for the 10th Catalan Chess Circuit.