Thursday, March 08, 2012

2nd Forni di Sopra International Open

The 2nd International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra will take place from June 16th to 23rd, 2012, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps.

Following the tremendous success of the inaugural event in 2011, which was won by GM Carlos Matamoros, Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi, Circolo Scacchistico Udinese, ScacchiRandagi, FSI and Comune Forni di Sopra have decided to continue the chess tradition in the heart of the Dolomites.

The total prize money amounts to 10,000 Euro.

Top players are Grandmasters Tregubov Pavel, Korneev Oleg, Leon Hoyos Manuel, Matamoros Franco Carlos and Mirzoev Azer.

Official website

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