2019 Open de Portugal

The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, FIDE rated, and valid for norms

The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open from 2-10th February 2019 at the Pavilhão Casal Vistoso in Lisbon.

The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, rated for FIDE, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit.

On 10 February, there will be an (optional) rapid tournament, included in the national Rapid Chess Circuit.

Top prizes are 2500€ / 1600€ / 1000€ / 800€ / 700€ / 600€ / 500€ etc

Currently 132 players from 32 federations are registered to take part in the event. Among them are 15 Grandmasters and 14 International Masters.

Official website

Participants (top 40 seeds):

  1. GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2644
  2. GM Iturrizaga Bonelli Eduardo VEN 2637
  3. GM Petrov Nikita RUS 2585
  4. GM Xu Xiangyu CHN 2567
  5. GM David Alberto ITA 2559
  6. GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy UKR 2550
  7. GM Jakubowski Krzysztof POL 2516
  8. GM Stefansson Hannes ISL 2514
  9. GM Spraggett Kevin Barry CAN 2513
  10. GM Galego Luis POR 2508
  11. IM Bilguun Sumiya MGL 2471
  12. GM Miezis Normunds LAT 2469
  13. IM Iniyan P IND 2456
  14. IM Butkiewicz Lukasz POL 2444
  15. IM Damaso Rui POR 2438
  16. FM Srinath Rao Sankrantipati Venkata IND 2433
  17. Mu Ke CHN 2431
  18. WGM Ni Shiqun CHN 2427
  19. GM Thorhallsson Throstur ISL 2425
  20. GM Campora Daniel ARG 2417
  21. IM Rajesh V A V IND 2410
  22. IM Kaasen Tor Fredrik NOR 2409
  23. FM Haug Johannes NOR 2402
  24. IM Sukandar Irine Kharisma INA 2397
  25. IM Low Zhen Yu Cyrus SGP 2385
  26. IM Carrasco Martinez Juan M. ESP 2380
  27. IM Miedema David NED 2370
  28. FM Martin Duque Jesus ESP 2365
  29. IM Rocha Sergio POR 2360
  30. FM Aguera Naredo Javier ESP 2345
  31. FM Tryggestad Andreas Garberg NOR 2333
  32. IM Sergienko Sergey RUS 2331
  33. FM Pantzar Milton SWE 2331
  34. WGM Gu Xiaobing CHN 2326
  35. Fus Jakub POL 2326
  36. FM Godzwon Iwo POL 2323
  37. FM Kowalski Igor POL 2312
  38. IM Ilic Zoran S SRB 2302
  39. Chinguun Sumiya MGL 2286
  40. FM Risting Eivind Olav NOR 2281
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