2014

Aleksander Delchev takes the trophy in Forni di Sopra

The 5th International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra took place from June 14th to 21st, 2014, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps.

The event consisted of three sections: Open A (9-round Swiss) for the players rated above 2000, Open B (8-round Swiss) for the players rated above 1600, and Open C for the lower rated players.

GM Aleksander Delchev of Bulgaria won the main group after edging GM Ni Hua of China on tie-break. Both players finished with 7,0/9 points. Ni Hua missed the first round but he fought his way back into the tournament.

Aleksander Delchev

Aleksander Delchev

Ukrainian legend GM Oleg Romanishin is clear third with 6,5 points. Full standings below.

The tournament was organized by the Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi, Circolo Scacchistico Udinese, ScacchiRandagi, FSI and Comune Forni di Sopra. The total prize fund was 10,000 EUR.

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Forni di Sopra playing hall

Forni di Sopra playing hall

Open A final standings:

1. GM Delchev Aleksander BUL 2638 – 7
2. GM Ni Hua CHN 2653 – 7
3. GM Romanishin Oleg M UKR 2487 – 6.5
4. GM Libiszewski Fabien FRA 2543 – 6
5. IM Valsecchi Alessio ITA 2407 – 6
6. GM Dvirnyy Danyyil ITA 2549 – 6
7. GM Naumkin Igor RUS 2427 – 6
8. IM Bruno Fabio ITA 2427 – 6
9. IM Bellia Fabrizio ITA 2393 – 6
10. GM Narciso Dublan Marc ESP 2538 – 6
11. WIM Congiu Mathilde FRA 2279 – 6
12. WGM Guichard Pauline FRA 2356 – 5.5
13. Sharapov Sanal RUS 2265 – 5.5
14. IM D’amore Carlo ITA 2492 – 5.5
15. WIM Brunello Marina ITA 2315 – 5.5
16. Thingstad Even NOR 2251 – 5.5
17. FM Boscolo Federico ITA 2306 – 5.5
18. FM Ceschia Ivano ITA 2242 – 5.5
19. Teh Eu Wen Aron MAS 2228 – 5.5
20. Pescatore Lorenzo ITA 2223 – 5
21. FM Basso Pier Luigi ITA 2312 – 5
22. Lodici Lorenzo ITA 2105 – 5
23. FM De Santis Alessio ITA 2282 – 5
24. Gregori Giacomo ITA 2042 – 4.5
25. FM Keilhack Harald GER 2254 – 4.5
26. FM Behling Robert GER 2117 – 4.5
27. Zamengo Fulvio ITA 2168 – 4.5
28. Dobboletta Alex ITA 2041 – 4.5
29. Brociner Beniamino ITA 2157 – 4.5
30. IM Vezzosi Paolo ITA 2302 – 4.5
31. FM Cocchi Andrea ITA 2318 – 4.5
32. FM Molina Fabrizio ITA 2246 – 4.5
33. Boraso Alessio ITA 2211 – 4.5
34. Petrone Gianmario ITA 2014 – 4.5
35. Capaliku Aleks ITA 2006 – 4.5
36. FM Krebs Johann AUT 2249 – 4.5
37. Fiorido Giuseppe ITA 2120 – 4.5
38. Galaktionov Artem RUS 1978 – 4.5
39. Colantuono Virginia ITA 1943 – 4.5
40. Coppola Federico ITA 1983 – 4.5
41. Barp Alberto ITA 2034 – 4
42. Seyfried Claus GER 2183 – 4
43. Prats Rodriguez Juan Bosco ESP 2056 – 4
44. Cafaro Luca ITA 2008 – 4
45. CM Popa Claudio ITA 2105 – 4
46. Voltolini Giuseppe ITA 2174 – 4
47. WFM Messina Roberta ITA 2076 – 4
48. IM Medancic Rikard CRO 2211 – 3.5
49. Gueci Tea ITA 2090 – 3.5
50. Rorato Giovanni ITA 2077 – 3.5
51. Battistella Stefano ITA 2046 – 3.5
52. Astengo Corrado ITA 2102 – 3.5
53. Turrin Osvaldo ITA 2048 – 3.5
54. Hansson Hakan SWE 2000 – 3.5
55. Flores Nancy ARG 1957 – 3.5
56. Ichimura G. Barbosa Larissa Y BRA 1931 – 3.5
57. Tonel Giulia ITA 2021 – 3
58. Pegoraro Nicola ITA 1993 – 3
59. Pitzanti Matteo ITA 1890 – 3
60. Messina Giuseppe Ottavio ITA 2000 – 2.5
61. Ottaviani Gianluca ITA 2019 – 2.5
62. Balzan Alessandro ITA 1791 – 2
63. Rorato Renzo ITA 2023 – 2
64. WCM Alarcon Morales Elvira MEX 1947 – 2
65. Bellincampi Stefano ITA 2037 – 1.5
66. Varini Massimo ITA 2082 – 0

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