Gibraltar Masters Open 2015, 26 Jan – 5 Feb 2015, Gibraltar (England)

Gibraltar Masters Open 2015, 26 Jan – 5 Feb 2015, Gibraltar (England)

When is it? 27 January – 4 February

Where is it? The Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar

What is it? The main event is the Masters, a 9-round open that is yet again set to be one of the world’s biggest and strongest.

What can you win? The total prize fund is £175,000 with a first prize of £20,000 as well as a £15,000 prize for the top woman.

Who’s playing? Players on the Masters list include Hikaru Nakamura, Veselin Topalov, Peter Svidler, Richard Rapport and Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan.

 

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Masters (Open to all):

Tues 27 January – Thurs 5
February

(10-round Swiss, FIDE rated)

Challengers A (Under
2250):

Mon 26 January – Fri 30 January

(5-round, Swiss, FIDE rated)

Challengers B (Under
2250):

Sat 31 January – Wed 4 February

(5-round, Swiss, FIDE rated)

Amateurs A (Under 1900):

Mon 26 January – Fri 30 January

(5-round, Swiss, FIDE rated)

Amateurs B (Under 1900):

Sat 31 January – Wed 4 February

(5-round, Swiss, FIDE rated)

Masters @ 21 Dec 2014

Title Country Rating
1

2900084
Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2800
2

2016192
Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2775
3

4102142
Svidler, Peter g RUS 2743
4

4152956
Vitiugov, Nikita g RUS 2738
5

4122356
Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2732
6

5007003
Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2727
7

738590
Rapport, Richard g HUN 2716
8

8603820
Yu, Yangyi g CHN 2705
9

4168003
Matlakov, Maxim g RUS 2695
10

2905540
Cheparinov, Ivan g BUL 2684
11

4121830
Motylev, Alexander g RUS 2680
12

2806851
Rodshtein, Maxim g ISR 2676
13

8602980
Hou, Yifan g CHN 2673
14

410608
Howell, David W L g ENG 2670
15

8603405
Wei, Yi g CHN 2668
16

1112635
Bartel, Mateusz g POL 2664
17

409561
Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2661
18

400025
Short, Nigel D g ENG 2661
19

633429
Edouard, Romain g FRA 2659
20

3901211
Iturrizaga, Eduardo g VEN 2654
21

2802007
Sutovsky, Emil g ISR 2637
22

5018471
Adhiban, B g IND 2630
23

3700488
Bachmann, Axel g PAR 2628
24

2257327
Salgado Lopez, Ivan g ESP 2622
25

5021596
Sethuraman, S.P. g IND 2622
26

2026961
Naroditsky, Daniel g USA 2620
27

5002150
Ganguly, Surya Shekhar g IND 2615
28

2285525
Anton Guijarro, David g ESP 2608
29

2021285
Lenderman, Aleksandr g USA 2608
30

5004225
Sandipan, Chanda g IND 2599
31

2804158
Roiz, Michael g ISR 2592
32

4692055
Bogner, Sebastian g SUI 2586
33

9301348
Salem, A.R. Saleh g UAE 2586
34

107069
Felgaer, Ruben g ARG 2582
35

1710400
Grandelius, Nils g SWE 2581
36

2606771
Hansen, Eric g CAN 2577
37

1017063
Bok, Benjamin g NED 2572
38

2801914
Mikhalevski, Victor g ISR 2571
39

8603006
Ju, Wenjun g CHN 2568
40

5008352
Sengupta, Deep g IND 2566
41

112275
Mareco, Sandro g ARG 2565
42

2600013
Spraggett, Kevin g CAN 2561
43

1211668
Chirila, Ioan-Cristian g ROU 2547
44

5024595
Lalith, Babu M.R. g IND 2547
45

14111330
Muzychuk, Anna g UKR 2545
46

24125890
Oparin, Grigoriy g RUS 2543
47

2047896
Troff, Kayden W g USA 2541
48

2283352
Arribas Lopez, Angel m ESP 2537
49

14114550
Muzychuk, Mariya m UKR 2529
50

1406000
Rasmussen, Allan Stig g DEN 2526
51

1709437
Blomqvist, Erik g SWE 2525
52

24603295
Donchenko, Alexander m GER 2523
53

8600031
Xu, Jun g CHN 2523
54

2809060
Popilski, Gil g ISR 2522
55

1700014
Andersson, Ulf g SWE 2519
56

1700030
Cramling, Pia g SWE 2518
57

2000180
Tarjan, James E g USA 2518
58

2902257
Stefanova, Antoaneta g BUL 2517
59

12100196
Al-Sayed, Mohammed g QAT 2507
60

4657101
Svane, Rasmus m GER 2507
61

5015197
Harika, Dronavalli g IND 2505
62

13602640
Khotenashvili, Bela g GEO 2504
63

303739
Oral, Tomas g CZE 2498
64

1705814
Carlsson, Pontus g SWE 2494
65

2811154
Raznikov, Danny m ISR 2494
66

13601458
Javakhishvili, Lela m GEO 2493
67

1025007
Ducarmon, Quinten m NED 2488
68

24650684
Wagner, Dennis m GER 2488
69

2221799
Almagro Llamas, Pablo m ESP 2487
70

5024854
Debashis, Das g IND 2485

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