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11th European Senior Chess Championship Started

6-14th April 2011, in Courmayeur, Aosta Valley – Italy

The 11th European Senior Chess Championship started today in Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy. 101 players are participating, men and women all together, because the great part of women preferred to play in one single tournament.

The opening ceremony was held by the organizer Mr Agostino Scalfi, in the presence of the Lord Mayor of the town of Courmayeur, Mrs Fabrizia Derriard, and of the President of the Italian Chess Federation, Mr Gianpietro Pagnoncelli. Both played the symbolic first move for Nona Gaprindashvili and Gennadij Timoscenko.

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There are players from 20 nations. The oldest is Mr Alfio Maspero, Italy, 90 years old. Then Oswald Smits, Germany (88), Antonio Pipitone, Italy (85), Francisco Gonzales Gonzalo, Spain (84).

Chief Arbiter is IA Cristina Rigo. Gordana Martinovic, Jean Coqueraut, Stefan Helweger are Deputy Arbiters. News by Adolivio Capece. More information on the official website.

GM Viktor Kupreichik yesterday won the 11th European Senior Chess Rapid Championship.

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Hotel Pavillon, chosen by the great part of Italian players

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The Courmayeur landscape

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Entry to the playing hall

Participants:

1 GM Timoscenko Gennadij SVK 2502

2 GM Cebalo Miso CRO 2486

3 GM Suba Mihai ROU 2465

4 IM Okhotnik Vladimir FRA 2458

5 GM Chernikov Oleg L RUS 2438

6 GM Kupreichik Viktor D BLR 2431

7 GM Tseitlin Mark D ISR 2420

8 FM Mishuchkov Nikolai M RUS 2408

9 GM Butnorius Algimantas LTU 2388

10 GM Gaprindashvili Nona GEO 2362

11 GM Plachetka Jan SVK 2355

12 FM Werner Clemens GER 2353

13 FM Vikulov Alexander RUS 2316

14 FM Rooze Jan BEL 2315

15 WGM Fatalibekova Elena RUS 2282

16 FM Gruzmann Boris RUS 2281

17 WIM Strutinskaya Galina N RUS 2269

18 IM Lederman Leon ISR 2266

19 FM Peretz Malkiel ISR 2255

20 FM Rosino Antonio ITA 2233

21 FM Serra Olives Tomas ESP 2208

22 WGM Khmiadashvili Tamar GEO 2194

23 Estrada Martinez Cesar ESP 2193

24 Sinelnikov Igor RUS 2190

25 Jackson Oliver A ENG 2186

26 Iudicello Giovanni ITA 2180

27 Ossipov Viktor RUS 2179

28 Weisenburger Horst GER 2179

29 FM Zhelesny Stanislav RUS 2172

30 CM Norman Kenneth I ENG 2172

31 Van Oosten Arend NED 2170

32 WFM Miednikova Swietlana RUS 2169

33 FM Barlocco Carlo ITA 2162

34 Kratschmer Heinz AUT 2161

35 Bondick Karl-Heinz GER 2155

36 FM Hohler Peter SUI 2144

37 FM Valenti Giuseppe ITA 2143

38 Nickl Klaus AUT 2140

39 Kierzek Matthias Dr GER 2135

40 Colombo Paolo ITA 2130

41 Laco Giuseppe ITA 2128

42 Thieme Hans GER 2101

43 Antonelli Fabrizio ITA 2100

44 Muratoglu Salih TUR 2076

45 Bayer Wolfgang Dr GER 2073

46 Belokopyt Boris RUS 2066

47 Vrhovnik Damir CRO 2063

48 Gardi Giuseppe ITA 2061

49 Capece Adolivio ITA 2049

50 WFM Kierzek Mira MKD 2044

51 IM Elfert Aleksandr V RUS 2039

52 Levinsky Gregory ISR 2026

53 Schwertel Johann GER 2026

54 Theting Helge E NOR 2016

55 Pipitone Antonio ITA 2012

56 Gousseinov Aguif FRA 1979

57 Kayaman Metin TUR 1973

58 Giani Franco ITA 1960

59 Beltrami Nerio ITA 1956

60 Bisignano Giuseppe ITA 1938

61 Ivanov Michail RUS 1935

62 Sevenyuk Alexey BLR 1932

63 WCM Norman Dinah M ENG 1924

64 Catalfamo Santo ITA 1918

65 Cavatorta Fosco ITA 1914

66 Frank Albert BEL 1909

67 Schiappacasse Marcello ITA 1896

68 Guillaumat Jean-Pierre FRA 1890

69 Quagliarella Sabino Remo ITA 1889

70 Topaloglu Hayati TUR 1881

71 Smits Oswald GER 1870

72 Papa Angelo ITA 1866

73 Ortega Morales Pedro ESP 1848

74 Weyand Fernand FRA 1845

75 Chireykina Natalia RUS 1831

76 Carboni Giancarlo ITA 1827

77 Diaz Begonte Manuel ESP 1778

78 Squarci Franco ITA 1777

79 Benito Alba Eladio ESP 1775

80 Acunzo Domenico ITA 1769

81 D Aulisa Francesco ITA 1768

82 Maestri Roberto ITA 1766

83 Bardin Christian FRA 1765

84 Renzini Lorenzo ITA 1747

85 Gonzalo Gonzalez Francisco ESP 1740

86 Hlinschi Mihai ROU 1702

87 De Polzer Manfredi ITA 1697

88 Deiana Giacomo ITA 1689

89 Gulinelli Euro ITA 1658

90 Castiglioni Nando ITA 1651

91 Centofante Maria Rosa ITA 1619

92 Pintauro Tonino ITA 1616

93 Luebbers Doris Dr GER 1602

94 Cesati Cassin Giorgio ITA 1595

95 Breidenbach Heinz ITA 1548

96 Brugnolo Paolo ITA 1498

97 Bonino Silvano ITA 1465

98 Lisandri Luigi ITA 1448

99 Bogatto Mario ITA 1446

100 Maspero Alfio ITA 1417

101 Jeanrenaud Antonia ITA 0

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