The 2015 International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra is taking place on 13-20th June in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps.
Following the tremendous success of the previous editions, which were won by GM Carlos Matamoros(2011), GM Ivan Salgado (2012), GM Danyyil Dvirnyy(2013) and GM Aleksander Delchev (2014) respectively, Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi, Circolo Scacchistico Udinese, ScacchiRandagi, FSI and Comune Forni di Sopra have decided to continue the chess tradition in the heart of the Dolomites.
The A section is available to players with an elo above 2000, 9 rounds Swiss system , time control 90′x 40 moves + 30′ + 30”
The B section is open to players with an elo under 2000, 9 rounds Swiss system, time control 90′x 40 moves + 30′ + 30”
The total prize money amounts to 10,000 Euro. Top three prizes in the Open A are 1400, 900 and 700 EUR respectively.
Open A participants (top seeds):
1 Horvath Csaba HUN GM 2546
2 Dvirnyy Danyyil ITA GM 2541
3 Stopa Jacek POL IM 2540
4 Rozentalis Eduardas LTU GM 2524
5 Antal Gergely HUN GM 2505
6 Bellia Fabrizio ITA IM 2450
7 Valsecchi Alessio ITA IM 2445
8 Naumkin Igor RUS GM 2421
9 Bruno Fabio ITA IM 2420
10 Mencinger Vojko SLO IM 2372
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