2014

Brunello and Georgiev take the lead in Durres – Photo Report

The Italian GM Sabino Brunello and Bulgarian GM Kiril Georgiev take the lead in the 2nd International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″, which is organized by the Albanian Chess Federation on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the 4-star Hotel “Bleart”**** near the splendid city of Durres, Albania.

Both of the leaders have perfect 4/4 score. Brunello was successful against Veleshnja, Oltian, FM Rama and GM Bosiocic, while Georgiev won four consecutive games versus Tuzi, Saraci, IM Seitaj and Draci.

Third place is shared in a five-way tie by GM Ioannis Nikolaidis (Greece), GM Emir Dizdarevic (Bosna and Herzegovina), GM Dragisa Blagojevic (Montenegro), GM Erald Dervishi (Albania) and GM Sinisa Drazic (Serbia) on 3.5/4 points each. You can see the full standings on the list below.

Official website

Previous reports: Durres Open kicked off in AlbaniaParticipantsDurres 2014 announcement

The 2006 European Individual Champion GM Zdenko Kozul (Croatia) is the first seeded player

The 2006 European Individual Champion GM Zdenko Kozul (Croatia) is the first seeded player

GM Dragisa Blagojevic (Montenegro)

GM Dragisa Blagojevic (Montenegro)

GM Marin Bosiocic (Croatia)

GM Marin Bosiocic (Croatia)

IM Filip Pancevski (Macedonia)

IM Filip Pancevski (Macedonia)

The 4-Star "Hotel Bleart" hosts the event

The 4-star “Hotel Bleart****” hosts the event

Beautiful sandy beach is no more than 50 meters from the hotel

Beautiful sandy beach is no more than 50 meters far from the hotel

Durres

Local kids are taking the fishing net out of the water

Local kids are taking the fishing net out of the water

Magnificent sunset in Durres

Magnificent sunset in Durres

Standings after 4 rounds:

1 GM Brunello Sabino ITA 2568 4
2 GM Georgiev Kiril BUL 2618 4
3 GM Nikolaidis Ioannis GRE 2559 3,5
4 GM Dizdarevic Emir BIH 2539 3,5
5 GM Blagojevic Dragisa MNE 2495 3,5
6 GM Dervishi Erald ALB 2568 3,5
GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2429 3,5
8 GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2632 3
9 GM Bosiocic Marin CRO 2555 3
10 Pasko Llambi ALB 2303 3
11 FM Ashiku Franc ALB 2300 3
12 IM Seitaj Ilir ALB 2371 3
13 FM Rama Lorenc ALB 2316 3
14 Saraci Nderim FID 2124 3
15 GM Kuljasevic Davorin CRO 2554 3
16 Draci Robert ALB 2169 3
17 IM Mehmeti Dritan ALB 2423 3
18 Petritaj Fotjon ALB 2249 3
19 Shabanaj Saimir ALB 2121 3
20 WGM Videnova Iva BUL 2380 3
21 Kabo Melsed ALB 0 3
22 Nazarko Shpetim GER 2298 3
23 Kostanjsek Zorko CRO 2189 3
24 Zenuni Albert ALB 0 3
25 IM Pancevski Filip MKD 2482 2,5
26 Noka Gezim ALB 2212 2,5
27 IM Kiroski Toni MKD 2320 2,5
28 FM Brigljevic Milan CRO 2223 2,5
29 Alimadhi Ilir ALB 0 2,5
30 Zekaj Dritan ALB 2034 2,5
31 Qorri Fatmir ALB 1885 2,5
32 Shkurta Xhulio ALB 0 2,5
33 Beqiri Ferdinand ALB 1817 2,5
34 CM Paci Aleksander ALB 2174 2,5
35 Mico Timoleo ALB 1891 2,5
36 Ajrula Adnan MKD 1861 2
37 Veleshnja Zino ALB 1753 2
38 Meta Bimi ALB 2037 2
39 Disha Beshim ALB 2006 2
40 WCM Shabanaj Eglantina ALB 1928 2
41 Oltian Vata ALB 2083 2
42 Dushi Burim FID 0 2
43 WCM Tuzi Bruna ALB 1793 2
44 Spiru Devid ALB 1650 2
45 Veleshnja Ajet ALB 1982 2
46 Dashi Vasillaq ALB 0 2
47 Hyseni Nuridin ALB 0 2
48 Caushaj Luan ALB 0 2
49 Bekurti Mehmet ALB 1990 2
50 Kollari Sulejman ALB 2108 2
51 Cami Selman ALB 0 2
52 Mihasi Erald ALB 1865 2
53 Caka Olta ALB 1407 2
54 Tevdovski Zoran MKD 1738 2
55 Pasku Sotir ALB 0 2
56 Gradeci Muhamet ALB 0 2
57 Masha Rexhep ALB 0 2
58 Kalemi Besnik ALB 0 2
59 Beliu Luli ALB 0 1,5
60 Bedalli Erind ALB 2060 1,5
61 Fetahu Skender ALB 0 1,5
62 Bytyqi Arben ALB 0 1,5
63 Pirraku Mergim ALB 0 1,5
64 Buzra Kreshnik ALB 0 1,5
65 Budakova Taulant ALB 0 1,5
66 WCM Driza Arta ALB 1906 1,5
67 Maqkavci Riza ALB 0 1,5
68 Bushi Edmond ALB 1959 1
69 Shabanay Lefter ALB 1656 1
70 Caushi Alket ALB 0 1
71 Balla Fjodor ALB 2008 1
72 Sutaj Sali ALB 0 1
73 Mustafa Rozana ALB 0 1
74 Bregu Riza ALB 0 1
75 Hoxha Agim ALB 0 1
76 Tashi Josef ALB 0 1
77 FM Veleski Robert MKD 2343 1
78 Vasili Marinel ALB 0 1
79 Kastrati Labinot ALB 0 1
80 Muhja Safet ALB 0 1
81 Citozi Fatmir ALB 0 1
82 Isufi Elisa ALB 0 1
83 Kristo Enes ALB 0 1
84 Ndira Ilir ALB 0 1
85 Gjura Jetjon ALB 0 0
86 Kaja Estref ALB 0 0
87 Sahiti Jahjush ALB 0 0
88 Omeri Edlor ALB 0 0
89 Babamusta Elton ALB 0 0
90 Hatka Luan ALB 0 0
91 Asani Adem FID 1985 0
92 Gjonaj Jurgen ALB 1865 0
93 Boshku Konstantin ALB 0 0
94 Alishani Ibrahim FID 2135 0
95 Hoxha Altin ALB 1865 0
96 Semsiu Agim MKD 2038 0
97 Budlla Sokol ALB 0 0
98 Kasa Gleni ALB 0 0

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