2011 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival

The Competitors

 

As in previous years, the Masters event will feature a number of elite men and women players.

 

As at 19 January 2011, the following have confirmed their participation in the tournament:

(M = Masters, C1 = Challengers 1, C2 = Challengers 2, A1 = Amateur 1, A2 = Amateur 2)

New names added since previous update are highlighted in yellow. Jan 2011 ratings shown.

 

New names to be added to the list ....

 

Name Title Country Rating Gender Event
Ivanchuk, Vassily | bio | wiki GM UKR 2764   M
Adams, Michael | bio | wiki GM ENG 2723   M
Caruana, Fabiano | bio | wiki GM ITA 2721   M
Vallejo Pons, Francisco | bio | wiki GM ESP 2698   M
Bologan, Viktor | wiki GM MDA 2693   M
Sasikiran, Krishnan | wiki GM IND 2690   M
Onischuk, Alexander | wiki GM USA 2689   M
Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter | wiki GM ROU 2678   M
Georgiev, Kiril | wiki GM BUL 2669   M
Harikrishna, Pentala | wiki GM IND 2667   M
Short, Nigel | wiki GM ENG 2658   M
Fridman, Daniel | wiki GM GER 2655   M
Roiz, Michael | wiki GM ISR 2649   M
Sandipan, Chanda | wiki GM IND 2641   M
Edouard, Romain GM FRA 2634   M
Iordachescu, Viorel GM MDA 2634   M
Berg, Emanuel | wiki GM SWE 2627   M
Akobian, Varuzhan | wiki GM USA 2618   M
Iturrizaga, Eduardo GM VEN 2611   M
Hou Yifan | wiki GM CHN 2602 w M
Kotronias, Vasilios | wiki GM GRE 2599   M
Gopal, GN | wiki GM IND 2597   M
Jones, Gawain | wiki GM ENG 2593   M
Erdos, Viktor | wiki GM HUN 2593   M
Kacheishvili, Giorgi GM GEO 2585   M
Felgaer, Ruben | wiki GM ARG 2585   M
Ikonnikov, Vyacheslav GM RUS 2580   M
Mikhalevski, Victor | wiki GM ISR 2579   M
Andersson, Ulf | wiki GM SWE 2579   M
Kulaots, Kaido | wiki GM EST 2577   M
Buhmann, Rainer | wiki GM GER 2572   M
Fier, Alexandr | wiki GM BRA 2571   M
Kosintseva, Tatiana | wiki GM RUS 2570 w M
Lafuente, Pablo | wiki GM ARG 2565   M
Lemos, Damian | wiki GM ARG 2553   M
Kosintseva, Nadezhda | wiki IM RUS 2552 w M
Le Roux, Jean-Pierre GM FRA 2551   M
Dzagnidze, Nana | wiki GM GEO 2550 w M
Stefanova, Antoaneta | wiki GM BUL 2546 w M
Korchnoi, Viktor | wiki GM SUI 2544   M
Robson, Ray | wiki GM USA 2532   M
Kanep, Meelis GM EST 2531   M
Rapport, Richard | wiki GM HUN 2531   M
Sengupta, Deep | wiki GM IND 2530   M
Cmilyte, Viktorija | wiki GM LTU 2526 w M
Speelman, Jon | wiki GM ENG 2524   M
Harika, Dronavalli | wiki IM IND 2520 w M
Cabrera, Alexis GM ESP 2518   M
Cramling, Pia | wiki GM SWE 2516 w M
Hoffmann, Michael | wiki GM GER 2506   M
Gallagher, Joe | wiki GM SUI 2501   M
El Debs, Felipe de Cresce | wiki GM BRA 2499   M
Zhu Chen | wiki GM QAT 2495 w M
Zatonskih, Anna | wiki IM USA 2493 w M
Soffer, Ram | wiki GM ISR 2489   M
Krush, Irina | wiki IM USA 2483 w M
Arghyadip, Das IM IND 2479   M
Pogonina, Natalia | wiki WGM RUS 2472 w M
Gaponenko, Inna IM UKR 2466 w M
Bellaiche, Anthony IM FRA 2458   M
Shen Yang | wiki WGM CHN 2455 w M
Fernandez Romero, Ernesto IM ESP 2453   M
Melia, Salome IM GEO 2449 w M
Vernay, Clovis IM FRA 2446   M
Zhukova, Natalia | wiki GM UKR 2441 w M
Battaglini, Gabriel IM FRA 2437   M
Molina, Roberto Junio Brito IM BRA 2428   M
Monroy, Charles IM FRA 2421   M
Vaibhav, Suri IM IND 2421   M
Mullon, Jean-Baptiste IM FRA 2420   M
Nezad, Husein Aziz IM QAT 2420   M
Houska, Jovanka | wiki IM ENG 2419 w M
Sarkar, Justin IM USA 2418   M
Boskovic, Drasko IM SRB 2418   M
Slavin, Alexei IM RUS 2417   M
Stokke, Kjetil FM NOR 2413   M
Andersen, Mads FM DEN 2410   M
Wohl, Alex | wiki IM AUS 2409   M
Debashis, Das IM IND 2406   M
Thomassen, Joachim IM NOR 2404   M
Bellon Lopez, Juan Manuel | wiki GM ESP 2404   M
Karim, Ismael IM MAR 2375   M
Bellin, Robert IM ENG 2367   M
Cummings, David IM CAN 2366   M
Vuilleumier, Alexandre IM SUI 2364   M
Jones, Richard S FM WLS 2361   M
Karavade, Eesha | wiki IM IND 2353 w M
Estremera Panos, Sergio IM ESP 2352   M
Illner, Achim Dr FM GER 2345   M
Peek, Marcel IM NED 2342   M
Tabatt, Hendrik   GER 2342   M
Kantans, Toms FM LAT 2342   M
Zaremba, Andrie FM USA 2339   M
Getz, Nicolai FM NOR 2334   M
Kolbus, Dietmar IM GER 2332   M
Dittmar, Peter FM GER 2328   M
Weber, Tom FM LUX 2310   M
Estrada Nieto, Julian IM MEX 2309   M
Bergstrom, Rolf FM SWE 2307   M
Forsaa, Espen FM NOR 2306   M
Wahlbom, Magnus   SWE 2305   M
Piasetski, Leon IM CAN 2303   M
Nuri, Kambez   SUI 2300   M
Tate, Alan   SCO 2292   M
Stebbings, Anthony J   ENG 2285   M
Calzetta Ruiz, Monica WGM ESP 2284 w M
Nikolaidis, Konstantinos FM GRE 2284   M
Garcia Jimenez, Francisco FM ESP 2274   M
Malmdin, Nils-Ake   SWE 2272   M
Oberhofer, Andre   GER 2270   M
Sipila, Vilka   FIN 2269   M
Montero Melendez, Rafael   ESP 2265   M
Sanchez, Louis FM FRA 2262   M
Noaman, Omar   UAE 2253   M
Avalos Parra, Joao Fernando FM CHI 2252   M
Chapman, Terry   ENG 2250   M
Al-Tamimi, Hamad   QAT 2248   M
Griffiths, Ryan Rhys   IRL 2245   M
Henriksson, Johan   SWE 2243   M/C1/C2
Daurelle, Herve   FRA 2243   M
Meskovs, Nikita   LAT 2243   M/C1
Andreasen, Per FM DEN 2239   M
Elishev, Ivan   RUS 2226   C1/C2
Alberto, Manuel   ANG 2218   M/C1/C2
Zygouris, Hristos   GRE 2215   M/C1/C2
Vea, Odin Blikre   NOR 2214   M/C2
Vogel, Jaap FM NED 2207   M/C1
Jaunooby, Ali   ENG 2207   M/C1/C2
Lanier, Nicholas   USA 2203   C1
Byron, Alan   ENG 2192   M/C1
Valgmae, Toomas   EST 2190   M
Urbina Perez, Jose Antonio CM ESP 2189   M/C1/C2
Jaime Montalvan, Luis Felipe FM ESP 2186   M
Dougherty, Michael FM CAN 2183   M
Aerni, Andi   SUI 2182   M/C1/C2
Tscharotschkin, Michael   GER 2181   M
Arnott, Jonathan   ENG 2176   M
Szuper, Paul   USA 2174   M
Seyfried, Claus   GER 2173   M/C1/C2
Lochte, Thomas   GER 2173   M
Groffen, Hans   NED 2169   M
Lasinskas, Povilas FM LTU 2164   M
Erdelyi, Tamas Dr IM HUN 2160   C2
Becker, Thomas   GER 2157   M
Daoudi, Kamal   MAR 2155   M/C1/C2
Vaarala, Eric   SWE 2152   M
Severijnen, Arjon   NED 2152   C2
Kandic, Milan   SRB 2143   M/C1/C2
Tozer, Philip   ENG 2140   M
Osuna Vega, Enrique CM ESP 2140   M/C1/C2
Byrn, Carsten DEN 2135 M
Lada, Ireneusz   POL 2130   C2
Lipecki, Alexander FA SUI 2126   M/C1/C2
Heppell, Ian   ENG 2122   C2
Hvenekilde, Jorgen FM DEN 2121   M
Vinas Guerrero, Carlos   ESP 2121   M/C1
Steil-Antoni, Fiona WIM LUX 2118 w M
Fellousi, Abdelaziz   MAR 2112   C1/C2
Carlsten, Peter   SWE 2110   M/C1/C2
Collier, David O   ENG 2108   M
Dasaolu, Adeoye   ENG 2107   M/C1/C2
Havik, Victor   NOR 2107   M/C1/C2
Wheldon, Philip   ENG 2106   M
Tari, Aryan   NOR 2097   M/C1/C2
Mueller, Hans-Dieter CM GER 2097   C2
Suez-Panama, Gilles   FRA 2096   M/C1/C2
Navarrete Espi, Samuel   ESP 2095   M
Sreeves, Clement   SCO 2093   M
Freuler, Roman   SUI 2092   M
Schouten, Freek   NED 2089   C2
Bous, Florian   GER 2088   M
Itkis, Hana WFM USA 2084 w M
Pendlebury, Ian G   ENG 2080   C2
Schweizer, Manfred   GER 2075   M
Montabord, Manuel   FRA 2063   M/C1/C2
McKenna, Jason P   ENG 2062   M
Henderikse, Bert   NED 2058   M
Odeh, Kenneth   NGR 2058?   M/C1/C2
Fairbairn, Stephen   CAN 2058   M
Scholzen, Wolfgang   GER 2057   M
Jameson, David   WLS 2054   M/C1/C2
Compton, Alistair   NZL 2046   M
Hamer, Martyn   ENG 2041   M/C1/C2
Wilson, Alexandra WFM SUI 2037 w M
Becking, Franz Josef   GER 2029   M
Memarian, Milad   IRI 2028   M
Heaton, Paul   ENG 2027   C2
Haga, Halvor   NOR 2024   M/C1/C2
Zanetti, Bruno   SUI 2017   M/C1/C2
Lochte, Szilvia   HUN 2015 w M
Isherwood, Paul   ENG 2014   C1/C2
Formani, Mehdi   FRA? 2013?   M
Spanton, Tim   ENG 2007   M
Bauder, Herbert   GER 2005   M
Sommerhalder, Eric   SUI 2000   C1/C2
Knudsen, Jes West   DEN 2000   M/C1/C2
Campbell, Ian   ENG 2000   C2
Connor, Stephen   ENG 2000   M
Shepherd, Michael   SCO 1999   M
Flores Chico, Jorge   ESP 1999   M
Cebada Benitez, Fernando   ESP 1997   M
Khachatourian, Yerazik   NOR 1996 w M/C1
Phillips, Owen S   ENG 1992   M/C1/C2
Marder, Simon   SWE 1990   C1/C2
Hanrahan, William   GER 1987 GER   C2
Sigamoney, Cyril S   USA 1978   M
Costello, Colin A   ENG 1975   M
Lundback, Karl   SWE 1969   M/C1/C2
De Lillo, Michele   ITA 1964   M/C2
Kelly, Paul   WLS 1957   M
Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian   NOR 1955   C1
Valhondo Morales, Ruben   ESP 1948   M
Hauge, Lars Oskar   NOR 1942   M/C1/C2
Mehdi, Bihi   FRA 1936   M
Dennis, Nigel W   ENG 1935   C2
Gravett, Alan D   ENG 1933   C1/C2
Skopetz, Friedrich   AUT 1933   M
Henrichsen, Jens   DEN 1925   M
Brown, David   ENG 1923   M
Helin, Mikael   SWE 1914   M/C1
Georgieva, Emilia   BUL 1907 w M/C1/C2
Leimeister, Winfried   GER 1906 w M
Messam-Sparks, Lateefah   ENG 1904 w M/C1
Moreno Cervera, Jose Luis   ESP 1903   M
Kuehnast, Volker   GER 1899   M
Boesch, Heinz   GER 1899   M
Wright, Jonathan   ENG 1895   M/C1/C2
Birkestrand, Odd   NOR 1894   M
Perez Reisler, Jose   PUR 1893   M
Jorgensen, Line Jin   NOR 1892 w M/C1/C2
Livesey, R Nigel   ENG 1880   C2
Mielke, Torsten   GER 1875   M/C2
Martinez Gonzalez, Francisco II   ESP 1870   M
Winkler, Stefan   GER 1867   M/C1
Kearsley, Raymond   ENG 1867   A2
Tamir, Zaky   FRA 1861   M
Annetts, Ivor   ENG 1850   C1/C2
Collins, Alan   ENG 1849   A2
Hermes, Geoff   ENG 1848   C1
Gillespie, Gary   SCO 1848   M
Smith, David WF   GCI 1848   C1/C2
Chamberlain, Mark   ENG 1848 ENG   C2
Reid, Vaness WFM AUS 1841 w M
Fogg, Martin   ENG 1840   M
Salomon, Johan   NOR 1836   M/C1/C2
Lee, Kai Jie Edward   SIN 1833   M
Wiltshire, Michael   ENG 1832   C2
Gonzalez Amaya, Millan   ESP 1817   M
Hegvik, Leif Trygve   NOR 1814   M/C1
Kennedy, Philip J   ENG 1808   C2
Claussen, Tormod   NOR 1795   A1
Brookfield, Toby CM GCI 1793   C1/C2
Bishop, Geoffrey L   ENG 1791   A1/A2
Hannan, Peter   ENG 1784   A2
Bishop, Peter   LUX 1784   M
Hadrych, Craig   ENG 1784   A2
Gholami, Armin   NOR 1779   M/A2
Flanagan, Samuel   IRL 1776   C1
Mathon, Dimitrij   CZE 1762   C2
Haddock, Paul   ENG 1757   C1/C2
Keuneke, Hanno   GER 1754   A2
Grainger, Ben   ENG 1752   A1/A2
Izzard, Brian   ENG 1744   A2
Rough, Robert   SCO 1742   M/C1/C2
Yarur Elsaca, Daniel   CHI 1730   C2
Forsa, Elise   NOR 1726 w M/A2
Neumanova, Monika   CZE 1712 w M
Tome y Salvador, Jose Antonio   ESP 1710   A2
Pochatkov, Ivan RUS 1700? M/A1/A2
Kuenitz, Klaus GER 1695 M/A1/A2
Savage, Neil   RSA 1682   C1/C2
Garcia, Mario   ENG/GIB 1663   A1
Poggio, Freddie   ENG/GIB 1658   A1/A2
Albrecht, Franz   GER 1651   A1/A2
Raffo, Luis   ESP 1650 ESP   A1
McGladdery, David G   ENG 1648   A1/A2
Kympergr, Vojtech   CZE 1631   M/C2
Stene, Vegard   NOR 1608   M/A1
Manetto, Luis   ENG/GIB 1590   A1/A2
Huba, Mark   ENG 1552   A1/A2
Veiga Rodriguez, Pablo   ESP 1528   M/A1/A2
Whatley, Stephen A J   ENG/GIB 1520   M/A1
Carlsen, Ingrid   NOR 1511 w A1
O'Connell, Denis   IRL 1470   A2
Navarrete Espi, Ana   ESP 1464 w A1/A2
Berggren, Klas   SWE 1463   M/A1/A2
Apps, Ian   ENG 1176   A1/A2
Van Dongen, Edwin   NED 1915 NED   C2
Siddiqui, Nida Mishraz   PAK     C1/C2
Ruiz Pastor, Jose Antonio   ESP     A2
Rosado Gonzalez, Yoania   CUB   w M
Yarur Rescaglio, Maria Jose   CHI   w A2
Elishev, Anton   RUS     A1
Reci, Nadja   SUI   w A1/A2
Ungureanu, Sandu   ROU     M/C1/C2
Feeney, Jim   ENG     A1/A2
Apps, Matthew   ENG     A1
Eman, Lennart   SWE     M
Nilsson, Kristoffer   SWE     A1
Bjorn, Lasse   NOR     A1
Salomon, Hege   NOR     M
Nilsson, Ulf   SWE     A1
Cramling Bellon, Ana   ESP   w A1/A2

 

 

 

 

 

 

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