IV Floripa Open is a BIG success!
Quick 1-Minute Summary
Brazil chess is HOT this time of the year! The 4th Floripa Chess Open, held in the capital of the state of Santa Catarina, has attracted more than 450 participants, including 9 GM’s, 10 IM’s and 34 masters.
The top rated grandmaster is none less than Julio Granda, currently a VP of Dvorkovich’s FIDE and an old friend of mine.
The tournament is being held between the 21st and the 27th of this month. A 10-round SWISS open. Time control a fast 90 minutes for the entire game (plus 30′ per move). Local of play is the Lira Tennis Club.
Standings after 4 rounds
Round 5 Pairings
Some Photos courtesy of FB