Who's Playing: Masters

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
161
Pranav
Anand India 2083
162
Birkisson
Bjorn Holm Iceland 2077
163
Byron
Alan M. England 2060
164
Prueske
Wolfgang Germany 2048
165
Jonsson
Gauti Pall Iceland 2028
166 WFM
Zahn
Alina Germany 2020
167
Nahnsen
Kenneth Germany 2011
168
Acosta
Mariano United States 1993
169 WFM
Frank
Tena Germany 1982
170
Dahl
Baard England 1974 Isle of Man resident
171
Mai
Aron Thor Iceland 1944
172
Hopson
Kevin Mike Germany 1929
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Latest News

Update - entries for the Masters are now closed
Published: 02 Jun 2017

More than three months before the event begins, the online entry facility for the Masters is now closed. We have 170 players entered, with four other places reserved, including two qualifying spots for Chess.com’s Titled Tuesday to be held on 6 June.


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Super-GMs Heading for the Isle of Man
Published: 23 May 2017

Four months might seem a long advance time to be running a trailer for a chess tournament but when the line-up is as special as the one for the Chess.com Isle of Man International (23 September - 1 October 2017), chess fans are going to want to know about it. You may be used to the Isle of Man line-up being very strong, but this year’s event could be very special indeed.


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Update - entries for the Masters reach the venue's capacity
Published: 12 May 2017

As at 09:30 BST on 12 May, we have 158 confirmed entries for the Masters from 33 countries, including 64 Grandmasters. After taking into account 16 reserved places where entry is still to be confirmed, we have reached the venue’s 174 player capacity.

The online entry facility for the Masters will remain open for the time being but any entries received from now on will be put on a reserve list on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note that no further entries will be accepted into the Masters for players rated below 2000, although they can, of course, enter the Major. 

For those titled players still enquiring about conditions, I reiterate that the conditions budget was fully committed months ago and so there is no point in asking, unless your initials are MC! 

Thank you to everyone who has shown interest in our tournament.

Alan Ormsby

12 May 2017


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