Capelle-La-Grande Open 2011

Capelle-La-Grande Open 2011

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Feb 27, 2011, 7:04 AM |
5 | Chess Event Coverage

The latest edition of the traditional Open event at Capelle-la-Grande in France is underway and this year runs from 26 Feb - 5 March.

The format is a nine round Swiss Open with a huge field of more than 550 players!

Top seed is the Indian #2 ranked player, Krishnan Sasikiran (pictured) but he was held to a surprise draw in round one.

A small selection of first round games are below.

The official website has more details and live coverage of the games.

The playing hall at Capelle-la-Grande

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The top 50 rated entrants are below:

   Name Elo Fed 
1 SASIKIRAN Krishnan  2690 IND 
2 ZHIGALKO Sergei  2671 BLR 
3 HARIKRISHNA Pentala.  2667 IND 
4 KRYVORUCHKO Yuriy  2640 UKR 
5 MARECO Sandro  2627 ARG 
6 VUCKOVIC Bojan  2623 SRB 
7 GUREVICH Mikhail  2613 TUR 
8 ITURRIZAGA Eduardo  2611 VEN 
9 PANTSULAIA Levan  2610 GEO 
10 BURMAKIN Vladimir  2603 RUS 
11 ZAKHARTSOV Viacheslav V.  2602 RUS 
12 GOPAL G.N.  2597 IND 
13 RADULSKI Julian  2590 BUL 
14 SPASOV Vasil  2590 BUL 
15 GRIGORIANTS Sergey  2581 RUS 
16 GEORGIEV Vladimir  2579 MKD 
17 ARUTINIAN David  2578 GEO 
18 SOLODOVNICHENKO Yuri  2577 UKR 
19 SPRAGGETT Kevin  2575 CAN 
20 FIER Alexandr  2571 BRA 
21 GAJEWSKI Grzegorz  2569 POL 
22 KRAVTSIV Martyn  2566 UKR 
23 LEON HOYOS Manuel  2565 MEX 
24 ZHEREBUKH Yaroslav  2565 UKR 
25 JANKOVIC Alojzije  2564 CRO 
26 MIRZOEV Azer  2563 AZE 
27 KOVCHAN Alexander  2561 UKR 
28 SANIKIDZE Tornike  2559 GEO 
29 HEBDEN Mark L  2558 ENG 
30 VOROBIOV Evgeny E.  2556 RUS 
31 BRODSKY Michail  2554 UKR 
32 KHARITONOV Alexandr  2552 RUS 
33 LE ROUX Jean-Pierre  2551 FRA 
34 TIKKANEN Hans  2550 SWE 
35 MASTROVASILIS Athanasios  2547 GRE 
36 CORNETTE Matthieu  2544 FRA 
37 LUTHER Thomas  2543 GER 
38 PROHASZKA Peter  2542 HUN 
39 MAIOROV Nikita  2540 BLR 
40 VOVK Yuri  2539 UKR 
41 BERCZES David  2535 HUN 
42 PETROV Marijan  2535 BUL 
43 APICELLA Manuel  2531 FRA 
44 KANEP Meelis  2531 EST 
45 NYZHNYK Illya  2530 UKR 
46 MEKHITARIAN Krikor Sevag  2528 BRA 
47 VOVK Andrey  2528 UKR 
48 KISELEV Vitaliy  2526 RUS 
49 TESKE Henrik  2520 GER 
50 HARIKA Dronavalli  2520 IND

 

Playing hall picture from the official website.

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