GM Alberto David winner of rapid tournament in Schifflange, Luxembourg

The Smashing Pawns organized a rapid chess tournament on 20th September in Schifflange, Luxembourg.

The tournament consisted of 104 players coming from 11 federations which is a great representation. The playing format was 9-round Swiss with the time control 15’+5”. The event is rated with FIDE.

GM Alberto David, formerly of Luxembourg and now representing Italy, emerged clear winner with 8,0/9 points to claim the top prize of 1000 EUR.

Final standings:
1. David A. GM 2566 ITA – 8,0
2. Nezar M. IM 2404 FRA – 7,5
3-6. Feller S. GM 2619 FRA, Epishin V. GM 2601 RUS, Hamitevici V. IM 2431 MDA and Wiedenkeller M. IM 2478 LUX – 7,0
7-11. Haub Thorsten M. IM 2478 GER, Dgebuadze A. GM 2554 BEL, Weber T. IM 2395 LUX, Smerdon D. GM 2573 AUS and Berend F. IM 2412 LUX – 6,5 etc

News by Jamie Kenmure, photos by Fiona Steil-Antoni

GM Alberto David receiving the prize

GM Alberto David receiving the prize

Jamie Kenmure and WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni

Jamie Kenmure and WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni

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 © 2007-2022 Chessdom.com

To Top