1st Fano on the Sea & Carnival International Open Tournament

The 1st Fano on the Sea & Carnival International Open Tournament is set to take place from 30th July to 5st August in Fano, Italy, next to the Adriatic Sea.

The tournament is organized by the Fano Chess Club and Dario Pedini. The club celebrates 25th anniversary in 2012.

The players will be divided in four groups – Open A for those rated above 1900, Open B for the U2000 participants, Open C for U1600 and Juniors U16 born after 1.1.1996.

The playing venue is SportPark Center. Partner Hotel *** Continental, Astoria, Delaville and Nettuno, starting from 52 € in FB.

Partner Restaurant: J Lounge for a romantic dinner on the sea and yacht club, and LaCoppa for HQ Italian food.

There will also be free lessons with International Masters Stella and Caprio, a blitz tournament, bowling tournament, ping-pong, mini golf, baby-park and finally the summer edition of the traditional Fano Carnival, established in 1347!

Open A and Open B will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system; 7 rounds for Open C and U16.
Time control: 90′ x 40 + 30′ + 30” from beginning
Top prize in the Open A is 700 EUR. The total prize fund is 5.600 EUR.

Top players are Yuri Solodovnichenko (UKR 2615), Alberto David (LUX 2604) and Tamas Banusz (HUN 2583).

Official Website
Email: scacchifano@yahoo.it
Mobile: +39-335-224916

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