GM Emre Can wins Bosna Chess


The 48th Bosna International Chess Tournament was held from 5-11th May, 2018, at hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The event was organized by Chess Club Bosna and supported by Sarajevo Canton.

135 players from 18 countries competed in the 9-round Swiss chess event. Among them were 15 Chess Grandmasters and 16 International Masters.

5th-seeded GM Emre Can from Turkey claimed the winner's trophy after a last round victory vs GM Ante Brkic.

Best placed U16 player is Velimir Ivic (SRB) with 6,5 points, best placed veteran S60 is GM Emir Dizdarevic (BIH) with 6 points and best placed woman is WIM Jovana Eric (SRB) with 5,5 points.

Final standings:

  1. GM Can Emre TUR 2596 - 7,5
    2-4. GM Predke Alexandr RUS 2603, GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2597 and GM Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 2621 - 7,0
    5-11. GM Djukic Nikola MNE 2556, IM Ivic Velimir U16 SRB 2405, GM Cvitan Ognjen CRO 2487, GM Kadric Denis BIH 2500, GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2580, IM Sadikhov Ulvi AZE 2473 and IM Radovanovic Nikola SRB 2438 - 6,5 etc

Tournament website