Ivan Saric Chosen by ACP to Play at Poikovsky

Время публикации: 19.03.2014 23:59 | Последнее обновление: 19.03.2014 23:59

Croatian GM Ivan Saric was chosen by the Association of Chess Professions to participate at 15th Poikovsky tournament which will take place from May 11 to 20. The organisers of the competition had an agreement with ACP according to which the association hold the right to nominate one participant. As Emil Sutovsky posted on his Facebook page Ivan Saric's achievements were not left unnoticed: he won Wijk aan Zee B-Group competition, also became champion of Croatia and shared 2nd place at European championship.

The full list of participants at Poikovsky is not announced.  


  


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