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Seven players share the lead at the multinational Open Internacional de Sants chess tournament

videos, information, and standings from the strong GM tournament

The strong international GM tournament Open Internacional de Sants is taking place in Spain, 21-30 August 2009. It includes the participation of 270 players from 33 countries, among them over 100 players are titled GMs, IMs, WGMs, FMs, WIMs.

After 4 rounds GM Vyacheslav Ikonnikov, IM Alexander Ipatov, IM David Larino Nieto, GM Omar Almeida Quintana, GM Alexander Fier, FM Mestre, and IM Luc Bergez are leading the general standings, all with 4,0/4. They are followed by a large pack of players with 3,5 points, including GM Vitaly Kunin, GM Grigoriants, etc. Scroll down for full standings.

More info about Open Sants

Mateusz Bartel wins in 2008

The events of Open Sants 2008

Official website for the 2009 tournament

Secretariat d’Entitats de Sants Hostafrancs i la Bordeta, Catalunya Chess Club, La Cadena Chess Club, Comtal Chess Club and Barcelona City Hall, are the organizer of XI International Chess Open of Sants, Hostafrancs and Bordeta, for players with federative license.

This tournament is valid for Catalan, Spanish and FIDE ratings. Open Sants is the last valid for the Grand Prix de Catalunya (Group A espezial).

Standings

1 GM Ikonnikov Vyacheslav RUS 2556 pts. 4

2 IM Ipatov Alexander ESP 2454 pts. 4

3 IM Larino Nieto David ESP 2455 pts. 4

4 GM Almeida Quintana Omar CUB 2524 pts. 4

5 GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2604 pts. 4

6 FM Mestre Bellido Hector ESP 2292 pts. 4

7 IM Bergez Luc FRA 2371 pts. 4

8 GM Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX 2509 pts. 3.5

9 IM Alsina Leal Daniel ESP 2529 pts. 3.5

10 FM Douriet Duany Alexis CUB 2306 pts. 3.5

11 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2532 pts. 3.5

12 IM Caspi Israel ISR 2417 pts. 3.5

13 GM Cuartas Jaime Alexander COL 2521 pts. 3.5

14 IM Cruz Cristhian PER 2525 pts. 3.5

15 IM Giffard Nicolas FRA 2357 pts. 3.5

16 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2564 pts. 3.5

17 IM Pitl Gregory GER 2405 pts. 3.5

18 FM Vitoux Colomban FRA 2423 pts. 3.5

19 Cruz Jonathan PER 2292 pts. 3.5

20 FM Strunski Andreas GER 2413 pts. 3.5

21 Tallo Dominguez Imar ESP 2124 pts. 3.5

22 FM Martinez Duany Lelys Stanley CUB 2507 pts. 3.5

23 GM Narciso Dublan Marc ESP 2553 pts. 3.5

24 IM Fargere Francois FRA 2480 pts. 3.5

25 IM Lanzani Mario ITA 2361 pts. 3.5

26 GM Krasenkow Michal POL 2631 pts. 3

27 IM Matnadze Ana GEO 2413 pts. 3

28 GM Solodovnichenko Yuri UKR 2596 pts. 3

29 IM Grafl Florian GER 2426 pts. 3

30 GM Karlsson Lars SWE 2468 pts. 3

31 FM Picard Romain FRA 2401 pts. 3

32 IM Fernandez Aguado Enrique ESP 2340 pts. 3

33 IM Gullaksen Eirik NOR 2396 pts. 3

34 cm Sanchez Lopez Juan Manuel ESP 2173 pts. 3

35 Lillo Ferrer Jose Maria M ESP 2171 pts. 3

36 Castellano Egea Einar ESP 2150 pts. 3

37 IM Reinaldo Castineira Roi ESP 2503 pts. 3

38 IM Vila Gazquez Xavier ESP 2457 pts. 3

39 FM Cruz Filemon PER 2415 pts. 3

40 FM Ryan Joseph IRL 2292 pts. 3

41 cm Exposito Amaro Josue ESP 2231 pts. 3

42 FM Cuadras Avellana Jorge ESP 2331 pts. 3

43 FM Bacallao Alonso Yusnel CUB 2467 pts. 3

44 FM Lorenzo De La Riva Lazaro ESP 2331 pts. 3

45 FM Larduet Despaigne Carlos CUB 2339 pts. 3

46 WIM Robles Garcia Claudia ESP 2242 pts. 3

47 Tchetchelnitski Boris GER 2185 pts. 3

48 Brethes Francois FRA 2255 pts. 3

49 Alonso Castillo Sergio ESP 2092 pts. 3

50 IM Alonso Rosell Alvar ESP 2461 pts. 3

51 FM Ferretti Folco ITA 2313 pts. 3

52 IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel PER 2427 pts. 3

53 FM Perez Mitjans Orelvis CUB 2404 pts. 3

54 WGM Sharevich Anna BLR 2316 pts. 3

55 cm Lillo Castay Victor ESP 2314 pts. 3

56 Shen Siyuan CHN 2321 pts. 3

57 GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2441 pts. 3

58 cm Chalmeta Ugas Ramon ESP 2222 pts. 3

59 FM Sbarra Marco ITA 2219 pts. 3

60 FM Gachet Sebastien FRA 2330 pts. 3

61 GM Lemos Damian ARG 2547 pts. 3

62 cm Sabria Batlle Pol ESP 2221 pts. 3

63 Banos Oscar ARG 2253 pts. 3

64 Garcia Molina Francisco Miguel ESP 2164 pts. 3

65 FM Sanchez Jimenez Juan Carlos ESP 2274 pts. 3

66 Gschwendtner Klaus GER 2116 pts. 2.5

67 cm Dominguez Pons Eric ESP 2211 pts. 2.5

68 WGM Guramishvili Sopiko GEO 2339 pts. 2.5

69 Shao Shuai CHN 2 pts. 2.5

70 WFM Ni Viktorija LAT 2151 pts. 2.5

71 IM Milov Leonid GER 2562 pts. 2.5

72 FM Sowray Peter J ENG 2335 pts. 2.5

73 cm Randazzo Adrian ITA 2240 pts. 2.5

74 FM Arias Boo Guillermo ESP 2323 pts. 2.5

75 FM Lorscheid Gerhard GER 2345 pts. 2.5

76 Subirats Ruiz Sergi ESP 2105 pts. 2.5

77 Riera Trepat Miquel Angel ESP 2040 pts. 2.5

78 Morais Carreras Javier ESP 2026 pts. 2.5

79 Alcaide Luque Aitor ESP 2119 pts. 2.5

80 IM Mihailovs Jurijs LAT 2408 pts. 2.5

81 FM Van Eijk Sander NED 2338 pts. 2.5

82 FM White Michael J R ENG 2259 pts. 2.5

83 cm Barbero Senidic Alejandro ESP 2210 pts. 2.5

84 Martin Grillo Ruben ESP 2218 pts. 2.5

85 IM Asis Gargatagli Hipolit ESP 2439 pts. 2.5

86 Mazet Julien FRA 2240 pts. 2.5

87 Morcillo Ferran Jordi ESP 2110 pts. 2.5

88 Sandstrom Anders SWE 2032 pts. 2.5

89 WIM Gutierrez Castillo Paloma ESP 2132 pts. 2.5

90 cm Moreno Martin Daniel ESP 2231 pts. 2.5

91 Ayala Abenza Jose Luis ESP 2141 pts. 2.5

92 FM Neimer Vitaly ISR 2350 pts. 2.5

93 Vigo Allepuz David ESP 2156 pts. 2.5

94 cm Sanchez Perales Ezequiel ESP 2153 pts. 2.5

95 Finsterwalder Sebastian GER 2132 pts. 2.5

96 Garcia Blanco Omar ESP 2237 pts. 2.5

97 Olzem Lothar GER 2146 pts. 2.5

98 Obon Temprano Sergi ESP 2229 pts. 2.5

99 CM Di Fonzo Valerio ITA 2212 pts. 2.5

100 WIM Krasenkova Ilena RUS 2159 pts. 2.5

101 Iglesias Joach M FRA 2253 pts. 2.5

102 FM Kubecka David CZE 2304 pts. 2.5

103 La Manna Andrea ITA 2201 pts. 2.5

104 Aranda Flores Jordi ESP 2128 pts. 2.5

105 Scharrer Patrick ITA 2280 pts. 2.5

106 Sanchez-Cozar Valero Juan ESP 2029 pts. 2.5

107 Dominguez Marquez Cecilio ESP 2099 pts. 2

108 IM Peek Marcel NED 2348 pts. 2

109 Ferrandiz Iserte Albert ESP 2006 pts. 2

110 cm Capellades Subirana Marc ESP 2210 pts. 2

111 CM Zoldan Matteo ITA 2190 pts. 2

112 Carol Querol Santiago ESP 2126 pts. 2

113 FM Almeida Toledano Daniel ESP 2331 pts. 2

114 Shatko Danil ESP 1936 pts. 2

115 Colon Garcia Enrique ESP 2173 pts. 2

116 IM Lauber Arnd GER 2517 pts. 2

117 Zak Uri ISR 2243 pts. 2

118 Eguia Cambero Ignacio ESP 1900 pts. 2

119 Molano Lafuente Ismael ESP 2101 pts. 2

120 Groffen Hans NED 2189 pts. 2

121 Scholzen Wolfgang GER 2053 pts. 2

122 Parals Marce Luis ESP 2062 pts. 2

123 CM Gutierrez Castillo Oscar ESP 2130 pts. 2

124 Uffelmann Hans-Georg GER 2 pts. 2

125 CM Colls Gelaberto Emili ESP 2215 pts. 2

126 FM Mena Crespo Carlos CUB 2342 pts. 2

127 Camino Carrio Nicanor ESP 2207 pts. 2

128 Alvarado Carlos PER 2175 pts. 2

129 Mayr Florian GER 2097 pts. 2

130 Montoya Irigoyen Inigo ESP 2071 pts. 2

131 IM Huerga Leache Mikel ESP 2456 pts. 2

132 cm Castells Briones Miquel ESP 2100 pts. 2

133 cm Severri Arrese Carlos ESP 2012 pts. 2

134 Prats Rodriguez Juan Bosco ESP 2074 pts. 2

135 Meseguer Pallares Roque ESP 2061 pts. 2

136 Feldbacher Harald GER 2144 pts. 2

137 Lopez Gonzalez Joaquin ESP 2054 pts. 2

138 Albets Armengol Roland ESP 2030 pts. 2

139 Loehr Dols Lluis ESP 2088 pts. 2

140 Perez Manas Benjamin ESP 2147 pts. 2

141 Skutta Bernd Dr GER 2127 pts. 2

142 cm Pellus Ruiz Josep ESP 2205 pts. 2

143 Martinez Diaz Francisco Javier ESP 1940 pts. 2

144 FM Oms Fuentes Lluis ESP 2351 pts. 2

145 Vidal Zamora Alex ESP 2078 pts. 2

146 Orti Boix Miquel Lluis ESP 1938 pts. 2

147 Layola Barrionuevo Oriol ESP 2056 pts. 2

148 Grichkevitch Gilles FRA 2153 pts. 2

149 cm Lopez Santana Oscar ESP 2216 pts. 2

150 Tchetchelniski Mikhail GER 2152 pts. 2

151 Loi Andrea ITA 1980 pts. 2

152 Frances Cuscullola Oriol ESP 2026 pts. 2

153 Jareno Badenas Aleix ESP 1868 pts. 2

154 Henderikse Bert NED 2026 pts. 2

155 De Jesus Vilajoliu Gerard ESP 2129 pts. 2

156 Cortes Mamblona Josep Manel ESP 2046 pts. 2

157 Cruells Cullet Jordi ESP 2023 pts. 2

158 Galvez Extremera Francisco ESP 2102 pts. 2

159 Barrenechea Bahamonde Gustavo ESP 2199 pts. 2

160 Del Valle Cirera Adria ESP 2200 pts. 2

161 cm Bulatov Sergei ESP 2126 pts. 2

162 Comellas Blanchart Jordi ESP 2117 pts. 2

163 Ambrosanio Raffaele ITA 1955 pts. 2

164 nm Ridameya Tatche Jose Miguel ESP 2123 pts. 2

165 Schuelke Tilman GER 2083 pts. 2

Burton Graham P ENG 2042 pts. 2

167 Colls Bosch Emili ESP 2011 pts. 2

168 WFM Dacalor Aurelie FRA 2028 pts. 2

169 Rodriguez Pardo Fernando ESP 2079 pts. 2

170 Sadilek Peter AUT 2198 pts. 2

171 Pueyo Marina Gerardo ESP 1869 pts. 2

172 FM Ayza Ballester Jordi ESP 2294 pts. 2

173 Cemborain Oricain Alfonso ESP 2023 pts. 2

174 Parramon Ros Francesc ESP 2023 pts. 2

175 FM Sorroche Martin Jose Maria ESP 2176 pts. 2

176 cm Martin Capitan Feliciano ESP 2155 pts. 2

177 De Andres Gonalons Fernando ESP 2074 pts. 1.5

178 Rodriguez Rebull German ESP 2075 pts. 1.5

179 Jane Besora Esteve ESP 2059 pts. 1.5

180 Galvan Ruiz Mario ESP 2064 pts. 1.5

181 Fernandez Gonzalez Julio Honor ESP 2029 pts. 1.5

182 Llobet Reus Joan ESP 2087 pts. 1.5

183 Siegel Rainer GER 1755 pts. 1.5

184 Sabia Corrado ITA 2208 pts. 1.5

185 Favier Alain FRA 2055 pts. 1.5

186 Climent Ripoll Jordi ESP 1 pts. 1.5

187 Visa Jordana Joel ESP 2055 pts. 1.5

188 Balague Canadell Jordi ESP 2042 pts. 1.5

189 Heredia Tarrats Amadeo ESP 2173 pts. 1.5

190 Albero Figueras Emilio ESP 2037 pts. 1.5

191 Delgadillo Torrico Felipe ESP 2046 pts. 1.5

192 Bressac Stephane FRA 2184 pts. 1.5

193 Alcaraz Lopez Francesc ESP 1927 pts. 1.5

194 Puglisi Vincenzo ITA 2020 pts. 1.5

195 Virzi Ettore ITA 2019 pts. 1.5

196 Tardio Fran Emilio ESP 1944 pts. 1.5

197 Liekens Ronny BEL 1840 pts. 1.5

198 Arroyo Mateo Jose Miguel ESP 2002 pts. 1.5

199 WFM Marchadour Claire FRA 2101 pts. 1.5

200 Gallego Bergada Antoni ESP 2083 pts. 1.5

201 Catarineu Navines Federico ESP 2023 pts. 1.5

Fischer-Brandies Alexander GER 1967 pts. 1.5

203 Farre Buil Carles ESP 1922 pts. 1.5

204 Bieg Pagel Clemens ESP 1910 pts. 1.5

205 Chalmeta Torredemer Enric ESP 2015 pts. 1.5

206 Castrillo Mansego Pablo ESP 1834 pts. 1.5

207 Sanchez Niubo Albert ESP 1926 pts. 1.5

208 Humburg Christoph GER 2089 pts. 1.5

209 Tejada Gomez Juan V ESP 1938 pts. 1.5

210 Duran Gutierrez Juan Luis ESP 1932 pts. 1.5

211 Belles Bulta Josep ESP 2026 pts. 1.5

212 Tallo Dominguez Kirian ESP 1870 pts. 1.5

213 Guzman Manuel CHI 2045 pts. 1.5

214 Reymann Cedric FRA 2196 pts. 1.5

215 Brasoy Aksel NOR 1996 pts. 1

216 Humburg Michael GER 1989 pts. 1

217 Aalbersberg Kroon Pedro ESP 1977 pts. 1

218 Farber Nelson M USA 2000 pts. 1

219 WFM Botalova Yulia RUS 2007 pts. 1

220 Pereda Villalba Julian ESP 1879 pts. 1

221 Pozanco Romasanta Marc ESP 1624 pts. 1

222 Serra Labrador Carles ESP 2006 pts. 1

223 Olsen Karsten Kierkegaard DEN 1539 pts. 1

224 Leon Escoda Manel ESP 1983 pts. 1

225 Urbano Cabrera Moises ESP 1773 pts. 1

Vega Masmitja Ricard ESP 1454 pts. 1

227 Lopez Nortes Jaume ESP 1 pts. 1

228 Condal Orries Josep ESP 1840 pts. 1

229 Diaz Lopez Pedro ESP 2036 pts. 1

Sole Bove Josep ESP 1965 pts. 1

231 Perez Calahorra Ricardo ESP 2058 pts. 1

Fernandez Aguilar Francisco ESP 1678 pts. 1

233 Giacometto Mario ITA 1953 pts. 1

234 Garcia Castellote Oscar ESP 1961 pts. 1

235 Pinilla Sanchez Josep A ESP 1974 pts. 1

236 Mateos Hurtado Pablo ESP 1659 pts. 1

237 Zancas Vidal Francisco Miguel ESP 2027 pts. 1

238 Mir Vinas Pau Jose ESP 1949 pts. 1

239 Caballe Sasot Roger ESP 2002 pts. 1

240 Campomori Bruno ITA 1978 pts. 1

241 Arranz Martin Pablo ESP 2070 pts. 1

Quero Ortega Juan ESP 1913 pts. 1

243 Ferre Moragues Andreu ESP 1914 pts. 1

244 Bas Fortuny Marti ESP 2 pts. 1

245 Sayrol Clols Jose M ESP 2133 pts. 1

246 Ferrer Fargas Jordi ESP 1 pts. 1

247 Rojas Fernandez Andres ESP 1996 pts. 1

248 Benitez Perez Joaquin ESP 2071 pts. 1

249 Sanchez Ibern Eric ESP 2107 pts. 1

250 Lopez Munoz Victor ESP 1933 pts. 1

251 Romero Moreno Felix ESP 2054 pts. 1

252 Garcia Castellote Daniel ESP 1949 pts. 1

253 Meyer Kuno ESP 1802 pts. 1

254 Vallbona Domingo Joan ESP 2025 pts. 1

255 Hansen Max Erik DEN 1895 pts. 1

Balague Camps Marc ESP 1844 pts. 1

Saurina Suner Francesc Xavier ESP 1829 pts. 1

258 Rosell Formosa Jaime ESP 2112 pts. 1

Sebastian Beltran Carlos Jose ESP 2 pts. 1

260 Miquel Erice Joan ESP 1895 pts. 0.5

261 Albrizio Mauro ITA 1672 pts. 0.5

262 Garcia Agudo Cayetano ESP 2 pts. 0.5

263 Campos Cayuelas Adria ESP 1788 pts. 0.5

264 Buil Montanes Carlos ESP 1916 pts. 0.5

265 Marin Benito Carla ESP 1766 pts. 0.5

266 Bravo Ricardo Antonio Rodrigue POR 1689 pts. 0.5

267 Reutter Frank GER 1943 pts. 0.5

Duran Pinilla Daniel ESP 1885 pts. 0.5

269 Castells Pagan Raul ESP 1917 pts. 0

270 Criado Molla Rafael ESP 1759 pts. 0

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