From Abu Dhabi to Zeeland

by ChessBase
8/6/2019 – Here are some of the major opens we're watching this week: 26th Abu Dhabi Masters 2019 (August 2-10), 23rd Hogeschool Zeeland Open 2019, Vlissingen, the Netherlands (August 3-10), RTU Open in Riga, Latvia (August 5-11). Live games, schedule and results.

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Strong summer opens in progress

A professional player has no shortage of options at this time of year if they are willing to take their chances in an open tournament. These three events have a long and growing history and are reliable destinations for veteran and up-and-comers alike to test their skills and try to earn some prize money. Here you can follow along.

26th Abu Dhabi Masters 2019

The 26th Abu Dhabi Masters is a 9-round Swiss open for players with a FIDE rating of at least 2100. First prize is $13,000. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game plus 30-seconds per move starting from move one. Official site: adchessfestival.ae

Live games

For all games and round-by-round results, see Live.ChessBase.com.

 

Current standings (top 10)

 

Schedule

Round Date Time
1 August 2 13:30
2 August 3 6:00
3   12:00
4 August 4 13:00
5 August 5 13:00
6 August 7 13:00
7 August 8 13:00
8 August 9 13:00
9 August 10 6:00

Times in UTC


23rd Hogeschool Zeeland Open 2019, Vlissingen

This annual open in the south of the Netherlands has attracted many future top stars over the years. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30-seconds per move starting from move one. Official site: hztoernooi.nl

Live games

For all games and round-by-round results, see Live.ChessBase.com.

 

Current standings (top 10)

 

Schedule

Round Date Time
1 August 3 16:30
2 August 4 9:30
3   16:30
4 August 5 16.30
5 August 6 16:30
6 August 7 16:30
7 August 8 16:30
8 August 9 16:30
9 August 10 9:30

Times in UTC


RTU Open in Riga, Latvia

The Riga Technical University Open, from August 5-11, is 9-round Swiss tournament. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Official website: rtuopen.lv

Live games

For all games and round-by-round results, see Live.ChessBase.com.

 

Current standings (top 10)

 

Schedule

Round Date Time
1 August 5 14:00
2 August 6 8:00
3   14:00
4 August 7 12:00
5 August 8 8:00
6   14:00
7 August 9 12:00
8 August 10 12:00
9 August 11 8:00

Times in UTC




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