PokerStars Isle of Man International

Short, Nigel D vs. Movsesian, Sergei

The 2015 PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament is the strongest open ever to be held in the British Isles. The Masters open features over 30 grandmasters, including several GMs rated over 2700, who compete for a first prize of GBP £10,000. The highest placed eligible player not already qualified will also qualify for the right to play in the 2015 British Championship. Players receive 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves, and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds added per move from move one. Official site: www.iominternationalchess.com