2nd International Livigno Chess Open

2nd International Livigno Chess Open

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Sep 13, 2011, 7:20 AM |
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Chess Players Crossing The Alps!

livigno summer.jpg22 GMs and 14 IMs have gathered in the picturesque town of Livigno in the Italian Alps, for the International Livigno Chess Open, from 12th to 18th September 2011.

The second edition of the tournament has successfully attracted a total of 90 participants. There are 54 players taking part in the 'Open A' tournament, 18 with ratings over 2500 Elo and three above 2600 Elo.

No less than 24 nations are represented from all over the world: Europe, Asia, Northern and Southern America. Among the players are many big names, such as Miso Cebalo (2009 World Senior Champion) and Srinath Narayanan (India's youngest FIDE rated chess player in 2002) and under-12 world chess champion in 2005.

Mišo Cebalo
Srinath Narayanan
Miso Cebalo - 2nd International Livigno Chess Open - Photo Adriano Pedrana - IMG_0530.JPG Srinath Narayanan  - 2nd International Livigno Chess Open - Photo Adriano Pedrana - IMG_0507.JPG

 

 

 

From the US, Miro Reverby and FM Ylon Schwartz are taking part in the 'Open A' tournament.

FM Ylon Schwartz

Ylon Schwartz  - 2nd International Livigno Chess Open - Photo Adriano Pedrana - IMG_0525.JPG

 

 

Miro Reverby

Miro Reverby - 2nd International Livigno Chess Open - Photo Adriano Pedrana - IMG_0547.JPG

 

 

Standings after 2 rounds:



Name
Nat Elo Pts 
1 GM  Svetushkin Dmitry  MDA 2594 2.0
2 GM  Volkov Sergey  RUS 2614 2.0
3 IM  Hunt Adam C  ENG 2437 2.0
4 IM  Bruno Fabio  ITA 2431 2.0
5 GM  Solodovnichenko Yuri  UKR 2622 1.5
6 GM  Brunello Sabino  ITA 2569 1.5
7 GM  Petkov Vladimir  BUL 2511 1.5
8 GM  Dgebuadze Alexandre  BEL 2544 1.5
9 GM  Olszewski Michal  POL 2534 1.5
10 GM  Timoscenko Georgi  UKR 2572 1.5
11 GM  Sveshnikov Evgeny  LAT 2504 1.5
12 GM  Cebalo Miso  CRO 2478 1.5
13 GM  Mirzoev Azer  AZE 2468 1.5
14 IM  Stella Andrea  ITA 2447 1.5
15 IM  Suvrajit Saha  IND 2384 1.5
16 GM  Fedorchuk Sergey A.  UKR 2635 1.5
17 IM  Rombaldoni Denis  ITA 2517 1.5
18 GM  Maiorov Nikita  BLR 2558 1.5
19 GM  Polak Tomas  CZE 2543 1.5
20 GM  Godena Michele  ITA 2527 1.5
21 GM  Janev Evgeni  BUL 2511 1.0
22 GM  Michalik Peter  SVK 2511 1.0
23 GM  Naumkin Igor  RUS 2473 1.0
24 IM  Mazur Stefan  SVK 2372 1.0
25 GM  Lazic Miroljub  SRB 2463 1.0
26 --  Kilpatrick Callum  ENG 2256 1.0
27 FM  Molina Fabrizio  ITA 2258 1.0
28 GM  Mareco Sandro  ARG 2597 1.0
29 --  Reverby Miro  USA 2153 1.0
30 IM  Pacher Milan  SVK 2403 1.0
31 FM  Bove Alessandro  ITA 2368 1.0
32 IM  Marholev Dimitar  BUL 2355 1.0
33 IM  Narayanan Srinath  IND 2336 1.0
34 WIM  Brunello Marina  ITA 2215 1.0
35 GM  Rotstein Arkadij  GER 2515 1.0
36 FM  Schwartz Ylon  USA 2252 1.0
37 --  Xia Jie  ITA 2249 1.0
38 IM  Sveshnikov Vladimir  LAT 2412 0.5
39 IM  Palit Somak  IND 2363 0.5
40 FM  Scalcione Michelange  ITA 2337 0.5
41 FM  Bentivegna Francesco  ITA 2322 0.5
42 WFM  Arnetta Maria Teresa  ITA 2017 0.5
43 IM  Braga Fernando  ITA 2438 0.5
44 IM  Saptarshi Roy  IND 2385 0.0
45 --  Veznik Michael  CZE 1830 0.0
46 --  Zamengo Fulvio  ITA 2002 0.0
47 FM  Karl Hans  SUI 2201 0.0
48 FM  Kock Hans-Uwe  LIE 2117 0.0
49 --  Bosschem Tim  BEL 2068 0.0
50 --  Bossi Alessandro  ITA 2019 0.0
51 --  Franciosi Fausto  ITA 2069 0.0
52 --  Andersson Thorbjorn  SWE 2055 0.0

 

The event was made possible thanks to the generous support of some local hoteliers, who have "adopted" a GM each.

Live coverage, rankings and results at www.livignoscacchi.it

 

Many thanks to Adriano Pedrana for the tournament information and photos

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