The 33rd International Chess Festival Conca Della Presolana – ScaccoBratto was held on 17-25th August at the Hotel Milano, località Bratto, Castione della Presolana, Italy.
The Festival was organized by the historical chess club Scacchistica Milanese, the Italian Chess federation and ScacchiRandagi.
The Festival consisted of five playing sections:
– Master, for players with FIDE or Italian rating equal to or more than 2000
– Open A, for players with FIDE or Italian rating between 1750 and 2050
– Open B, for players with FIDE or Italian rating under 1800
– Open C, for players with FIDE or Italian rating under 1500
– Open U16, for all players born after 31th December 1996
The main Master section had 58 participants. Ukrainian Grandmaster Andrey Sumets took a clear first place with 7,0/9 points to win the top prize of 1000 EUR.
The total prize fund was 7000 EUR.
Torneo Magistrale final standings:
1. GM Sumets Andrey 2577 UKR – 7,0
2-4. GM Colovic Aleksandar 2502 MKD, GM Sulava Nenad 2480 CRO and GM Sveshnikov Evgeny 2524 LAT – 6,5
5-10. GM Abasov Nijat 2492 AZE, GM David Alberto 2589 ITA, IM Hunt Adam C 2430 ENG, IM Ducarmon Quinten 2438 NED, IM Qendro Llambi 2327 ALB and IM Castaldo Folco 2433 ITA – 6,0
11-13. GM Levin Felix 2478 GER, FM Aghayev Miragha 2319 ITA and FM Ranieri Fabrizio 2246 ITA – 5,5 etc
Full standings of all sections are available on the official website