Top seeded Grandmasters Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (Romania) and Sergey Volkov (Russia) concluded the second Ortisei Open on the top of the crosstable with 7,0/9 points.

The 2nd Server24 Chess Festival Ortisei 2013 was held on 1-9th June in Ortisei, Val Gardena, South Tyrol, Italy.

Five players shared the third place with 6,5 points, including the talented Canadian juniors Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton. Rounding up the good performance for team Canada Elias Oussedik won the top U2100 prize.

After the World Chess Championship Match in Merano 1981 between Karpov and Korchnoi this event is the biggest tournament in the history of South Tyrol chess since the Second World War. Full results on the official website.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar