:: Ashdod International Chess Festival

Final Standings: 1. Smirin, Ilia g ISR 2673 3.0, 2. Avrukh, Boris g ISR 2614 3.0, 3. Rozentalis, Eduardas g LTU 2595 3.0, 4. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2693 3.0, 5. Kaidanov, Gregory S g USA 2611 1.5, 6. Sutovsky, Emil g ISR 2697 1.5

The Ashdod International Chess Festival takes between 9th and 15th of December in the city of Ashdod (south of Tel-Aviv).

There are two events Grandmaitr and International. The main event is a Category 16 tournament with Boris Gelfand, Emil Sutovsky, Eduardas Rozentalis, Ilya Smirin, Gregory Kaidanov and Boris Avrukh.

This tournament is a 5 round all-play-all once event with time control 100 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for next 20, and 10 minutes for the rest of the game, with 30 seconds added after each move, beginning with move 1

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