The 3rd International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra took place on 15-22nd June, 2013, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps.

The A section was a nine-round Swiss event available to players rated above 2000. 72 players competed in this group.

International Masters Danyyil Dvirnyy (Italy) and Aman Hambleton (Canada) shared the first place with 7,0 points each. Dvirnyy was declared tournament winner on superior tie-break.

The B section was eight-round Swiss event available for players rated between 1600 and 2000. 47 participants took part in this group with Gianluca Ottaviani (Italy) emerging champion on 6,5 points.

The C section was eight-round Swiss event open to players rated under 1600. Lorenzo Ranellucci (Italy) took a clear first place with 6,0 points in the field of 14 participants.

The tournament was organized by the Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi, Circolo Scacchistico Udinese, ScacchiRandagi, FSI and Comune Forni di Sopra. Tournament director was GM Roberto Mogranzini and Chief Arbiter was IA Renzo Renier.

The total prize fund was 10,000 EUR.

Final Standings Open A (top finishers):

1. IM Dvirnyy Danyyil ITA 2540 – 7
2. IM Hambleton Aman CAN 2461 – 7

3. IM D’amore Carlo ITA 2485 – 6.5


4. IM Tania Sachdev IND 2408 – 6
5. IM Pancevski Filip MKD 2513 – 6
6. GM Sundararajan Kidambi IND 2428 – 6
7. GM Lazic Miroljub SRB 2467 – 6
8. GM Moskalenko Viktor ESP 2536 – 6
9. IM Bruno Fabio ITA 2422 – 6
10. FM Altini Nicola ITA 2323 – 6
11. GM Garcia Palermo Carlos ITA 2468 – 6
12. FM Rambaldi Francesco ITA 2340 – 6
13. IM Laketic Gojko SRB 2410 – 6
14. IM Vezzosi Paolo ITA 2274 – 6


15. FM Boscolo Federico ITA 2314 – 5.5
16. GM Horvath Csaba HUN 2516 – 5.5
17. Albano Marco ITA 2256 – 5.5
18. FM Cocchi Andrea ITA 2304 – 5.5
19. Tonon Alessandro ITA 2218 – 5.5
20. Basso Pier Luigi ITA 2231 – 5.5


21. IM Valsecchi Alessio ITA 2422 – 5
22. GM Levin Felix GER 2497 – 5
23. GM Naumkin Igor RUS 2457 – 5
24. FM Ceschia Ivano ITA 2235 – 5
25. IM Codenotti Marco ITA 2390 – 5

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