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The 4th International Chess Festival Riga Technical University Open is taking place on 15-24th August 2014 in the Latvian capital.

The event is a 9-round Swiss with a guaranteed first prize in the amount of 3.000 €.

212 players from 36 different countries take part in the tournament, including 35 GMs, 34 IMs, 3 WGMs and 4 WIMs.

Top seed is GM Alexei Shirov (Latvia)

Official website

via Chessdom