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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Italian chess championship begins

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Hello everyone,

The latest chess news update via is about the Italian National Chess Championship. The Italian Chess Federation is organising the 71st Italian Chess Championship in co-operation with the Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi from 29th November to 12th December at the Hotel La Meridiana in Perugia.

Fabiano Caruana is the defending champion. Total prize fund is 14000 EUR – the champion takes 3000 EUR home.

Fabiano Caruana


IM Genocchio Daniele 2440
GM Ortega Lexy 2478
FM Codenotti Marco 2293
GM Caruana Fabiano 2727
GM Godena Michele 2548
IM Mogranzini Roberto 2469
IM Dvirnyy Daniyyl 2475
FM Caprio Guido 2354
IM Bruno Fabio 2437
GM Brunello Sabino 2575
IM Rombaldoni Axel 2459
IM Rombaldoni Denis 2533

Round 1 results:
Genocchio Daniele – Rombaldoni Denis ½ – ½
Ortega Lexy – Rombaldoni Axel 1 – 0
Codenotti Marco – Brunello Sabino 1 – 0
Caruana Fabiano – Bruno Fabio 1 – 0
Godena Michele – Caprio Guido 1 – 0
Mogranzini Roberto – Dvirnyy Daniyyl ½ – ½

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