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Unive Chess Tournament 2012 , 10/19-27

The 16th Unive Chess Tournament will be held from 19th to 27th October at the town hall in Hoogeveen, Netherlands. The tournament consists of the Crown Group, the Unive Open and two Amateur events.

The Crown Group is traditionally a four-player double round-robin, this year featuring the Women World Champion Hou Yifan, the US champion Hikaru Nakamura, the top Dutch player Anish Giri, and the former European Champion Sergei Tiviakov.

Hou-Yifan

Hou-Yifan

Last year winner was Vladimir Kramnik.

The Unive Open is a nine-round Swiss event for up to 90 players rated 2000 or above. The prize fund is 7500 EUR with 3000 EUR reserved for the winner.

There will also be two Amateur events (afternoon and morning Groups) for the players rated U2100.

Official website for tournament : http://www.univechess.nl/

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