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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Livigno Chess Open: GM Naumkin wins tournament at highest altitude in Europe.

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Chess at its 'highest' in Europe.

This exquisite chess set is hand made in a limited edition. The blown
glass pieces are filled with light and dark grappa (a grape-based brandy), a gift from one of the sponsors, the distillery Mazzetti.

Hi Everyone,
GM Igor Naumkin has won what is possibly the highest tournament in Europe!

The Russian Grandmaster scored a good 7.5 points in the first International Livigno Chess Open. Here is the official website and you can find a fantastic report with lots of photos at

The Alpine town of Livigno is located at an altitude of 1,816 meters Italy.

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