Chess News

32nd Edoardo Crespi Trophy – Round Four

The 32nd Edoardo Crespi Trophy is taking place from 3rd to 11th December in the large tournament hall of Chess Club in Milan, via Sant’Uguzzone 8.

The Festival consists of five separate tournaments:
Master – for players with FIDE rating or Italian Elo rating equal to or more than 2000; 3-10th December; 9 rounds
Open A – for players with FIDE rating or Italian Elo rating between 1750 and 2050, both included; 7-11th December; 7 rounds
Open B – for players with Italian Elo rating or FIDE rating less than 1800; 7-11th December; 7 rounds
Open C – for players with Italian Elo rating or FIDE rating less than 1500; 8-11th December; 5 rounds
Open Under16 – for all players born after 31th December 1995; 5 rounds

In the Master tournament the top-seeded GM Baadur Jobava is leading with perfect score after 4 rounds. Round 5 is starting shortly, follow the live games on the official website.

Edoardo Crespi top boards

Observers gathering around the top boards

In the first round the 14-years old Paolo Formento from Imperia won a beautiful sacrificial game against GM Yuri Solodovnichenko. In the second round the 17-years old Alessio Valsecchi defeated GM Alberto David.

President of CONI (Italian Sport Olympic Committee) Lombardia, Mr Pierluigi Marzorati visited the tournament during the third round.

Marzorati and GM Jobava

Pierluigi Marzorati making the first move for GM Jobava

Round 4 standings:
1. GM Jobava Baadur 2678 GEO – 4.0
2-4. GM Drazic Sinisa 2537 SRB, GM Shishkin Vadim 2449 UKR and GM Sedlak Nikola 2592 SRB – 3.5
5-12. GM Salvador Roland 2500 PHI, GM Lazic Miroljub 2459 SRB, IM Martinez Rolly 2420 PHI, IM Doric Darko 2504 CRO, GM Kosic Dragan 2502 MNE, GM Malaniuk Vladimir P 2504 UKR, GM David Alberto 2597 LUX and GM Solodovnichenko Yuri 2629 – 3.0 etc

Prize fund in the Master tournament:
1st Place – € 1.000 + cup
2nd Place – € 700 + cup
3rd Place – € 500 + cup
4th Place – € 350
5th Place – € 300
6th Place – € 250
7th Place – € 200
8th Place – € 200
9th Place – € 150
10th Place – € 150

WIM Marina Brunello and GM Baadur Jobava

WIM Marina Brunello and GM Baadur Jobava

GM Alberto David

GM Alberto David

Paolo Formento

Paolo Formento

About Società Scacchistica Milanese:
Wide tournament hall, playing and analysis rooms, reading room and library, snack bar, gardens, open till late seven days a week
Via Sant’Uguzzone, 8 – 20126 Milano Tel: 02.2573478 – Fax: 0240044486
e-mail: info@scacchisticamilanese.it www.scacchisticamilanese.it

Official website

Vadim Shiskin and Vladimir Malaniuk

Vadim Shiskin and Vladimir Malaniuk

Players from India

Players from India

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top