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1st Alimini Village International Open

Grandmaster Sabino Brunello leader after six rounds

The 1st Alimini Village International Open is taking place from 21st to 28th May in Otranto, Italy. 42 players in Open A and 28 in Group B compete over the nine rounds of Swiss pairings.

Grandmaster Sabino Brunello defeated IM Fabio Bruno after 5 hours of fierce fighting to take the sole lead in the tournament on the eve of the sixth round.

Meanwhile, on the top board Grandmasters Arthur Kogan and Michele Godena played until the naked Kings! They are joined on the shared second place by GM Oleg Korneev, who scored in a wild game against IM Claude Adrian.

Otranto Michele Godena

GM Michele Godena

Prizes in Open A: 1° place € 1.300, 2° place € 900, 3° place € 700, 4° place € 600, 5° place € 500, 6° place € 500, 7° place € 400, 8° place € 400, 9° place € 250, 10° place € 250

Prizes in Open B: 1° place € 600, 2° place € 300, 3° place € 200, 4° place € 100, 5° place € 100, 6° place € 100, 7° place € 100, 8° place € 100, 9° place € 50, 10° place € 50

Round 6 standings:

1. GM Brunello Sabino 2537 ITA - 5.0

2-4. GM Korneev Oleg 2573 RUS, GM Kogan Artur 2556 ISR and GM Godena Michele 2528 ITA – 4.5

5-12. GM Naumkin Igor 2506 RUS, IM Bruno Fabio 2459 ITA, GM Drazic Sinisa 2486 SRB, GM Lazic Miroljub 2471 SRB, Codenotti Marco 2284 ITA, WIM Brunello Marina 2177 ITA, IM Shytaj Luca 2494 ITA and IM Adrian Claude 2267 – 4.0 etc

On 29th May Grandmaster Sabino Brunello will hold a simultaneous exhibition open to all interested players in one of the central squares of Otranto.

Tournament website

Otranto Oleg Korneev

GM Oleg Korneev

Otranto Miroljub Lazic

GM Miroljub Lazic

Otranto playing hall

The playing hall

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