International Chess Tournament Fermo-Porto San Giorgio

21-29 August, at the Astoria Hotel in Fermo, Italy


The 1th edition of the International Chess Tournament Fermo-Porto San Giorgio will take place 21-29 August, 2010, at the Astoria Hotel in Fermo (5 minutes from Porto San Giorgio on the sea). The tournament already features a strong list of players, headed by GM David Alberto (LUX), followed by GM Vladimir Epishin, GM Leon Hoyos, GM Malaniuk and GM Matamoros. Other Grandmasters will be invited soon.

Fermo Chess Open is valid for GM/IM norms and features a prize fund of 6 000 eur. Already more than 100 players are registered for the tournament, currently the top rated are:

GM David Alberto 2622 LUX

GM Epishin Vladimir 2598 RUS

GM Cordova Emilio 2560 PER

GM Dervishi Erald 2557 ALB

GM Leon Hoyos Manuel 2556 MEX

GM Malaniuk Vladimir 2543 UKR

GM Matamoros Carlos 2542 ECU

GM Prohaszka Peter 2526 HUN

IM Pap Gyula 2508 HUN

IM Salvador Roland 2498 PHI

GM Sanchez Joseph 2479 PHI

GM Meijers Vesturs 2474 LAT

GM Naumkin Igor 2466 RUS

IM Martinez Rolly 2429 PHI

IM Certic Branimir 2421 SRB

IM Mogranzini Roberto 2387 ITA

IM Aleksic Nenad 2378 SRB

IM Fierro Martha 2372 ECU

IM Vezzosi Paolo 2362 ITA

IM Vuelban Virgilio 2358 PHI

All the young players (U16) can have their game analyzed by a FIDE Master, every morning at the Hotel Astoria. This ‘service’ is free of charge, the young players should appear in the hotel lobby.

The time control is 40 moves in 90 minutes and 30 minutes to finish with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the first move. Games start 15:00h daily, except the first round at 14:00h and the last round that will be from 16:00h. There are still places open, you can sign up at:


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