Standings after 8 rounds (top 25)
2018 Pula Chess Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament which is taking place from 23-30 June 2018 in Pula, Croatia. Chess players receive 90 minutes for the entire chess game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.
Chess Playing Location: Hotel Park Plaza Histria in Pula
Pula, the site for this year's chess event, is a seafront city on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula, is known for its protected harbor, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times. The Romans, Ostrogoths and Venetians, as well as the Allied Forces in World War II, have each administered the city.