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Luca Moroni and Olga Zimina win the Italian Chess Championship 2022

The Italian Chess Championship Finals 2022 took place from 12-23 November in Cagliari (Sicily). The Open event was played as a 12-player round-robin tournament, and Women’s Championship was played in 7 round-robin rounds with 8 participants.

22-year-old GM Luca Moroni convincingly won the Open tournament scoring 8.5/11 points. He clinched his second National Champion title with a round to spare. GM Danyyil Dvirnyy and GM Sabino Brunello tied for the second place with 7 points, each, with tiebreak criteria favoring Dvirnyy who won silver while Brunello took bronze medal. Scroll down for final standings

GM Luca Moroni is Italian Chess Champion 2022

IM Olga Zimina won her second Italian Women’s Champion title scoring impressive 6.5/7 points. IM Marina Brunello was second with 5.5 points and Melissa Maione won bronze with 4 points. Scroll down for the final rankings

IM Olga Zimina is Italian Women’s Chess Champion 2022

Final standings – Italian Chess Championship 2022 (open section):

1GMMoroni, Luca2559
2GMDvirnyy, Danyyil25147
3GMBrunello, Sabino25187
4GMBasso, Pier Luigi2503
5GMDavid, Alberto25176
6IMBarp, Alberto24126
7GMSonis, Francesco25476
8GMGodena, Michele2463
9GMLodici, Lorenzo25364
10FMCarnicelli, Valerio23254
11IMDi Benedetto, Edoardo23783
12FMLettieri, Giuseppe2427


Final standings – Italian Chess Championship 2022 (women’s section):

1IMZimina, Olga2283
2IMBrunello, Marina2337
3 Maione, Melissa19284
4 Cassi, Elisa1995
5IMSedina, Elena2197
6WFMRaccanello, Marianna20622
7 Gabbani, Sara18442
8 Martinelli, Valeria20082

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