Tuesday, 15 May 2012 15:30
Salento International Chess Tournament 2012 will be held from 19th May to 26th May, 2012, in Gallipoli, Lecce, Italy.
There will be three events, Open A for the players rated above 1950, Open B for the players rated under 2050 and Weekend Open on 25-27th May.
Open A is a 9-round Swiss for the prize fund of 4000 EUR. First prize is 900 EUR, 2nd is 700 EUR, 3rd 600 EUR etc.
Open B is the 8-round Swiss with the prize fund of 1100 EUR. Weekend Open is a 5-round Swiss for the prize fund of 1100 EUR.
The playing venue is at the Ecoresort Le Sirenè
Top rated players:
GM Khenkin Igor GER 2670
GM Arthur Kogan ISR 2587
IM Collutiis Duilio ITA 2513
GM Naumkin Igor RUS 2472
IM Mogranzini Roberto ITA 2461
IM Bellia Fabrizio ITA 2425
IM Thorfinnsson Bjorn ISL 2388
IM Piscopo Pierluigi ITA 2366
WGM Fierro Baquero Martha ECU 2377
IM Lanzani Mario ITA 2327
WIM Sharevich Anna BLR 2280