First photos from Reggio Emilia

Courtesy of Adolivio Capece and Martha Fierro

The 53rd edition of the international chess tournament “Torneo di Capodanno” will be played in Reggio Emilia from December 28th 2010 to January 6th 2011. First photos are now available thanks to Adolivio Capece and Martha Fierro.

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Technical director IM Roberto Mogranzini, organizer Giuseppe Ferraroni and chief arbiter Cristina Rigo

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Top rated player Vassily Ivanchuk arriving to the hotel

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GM Miso Cebalo, the official commentator

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Vugar Gashimov playing a friendly game against the tireless organizer Ezio Montalbini

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David Navara with an appropriate ‘chess’ tie

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David Navara, Nigel Short, Alexander Onischuk and Michele Godena

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The playing venue will be at the Hotel Mercure Astoria