The 78° Italian Championship (78° Campionato Italiano Assoluto) is taking place is Salerno, Italy from 23th November to 4th of December 2018.
The time control is 100 min. x 40 + 50 min. x 20 min + 15 min. and 30 sec. bonus
Seven Grand Masters who traditionally take part in the past years are featuring the tournament again: Alberto Barp, Pier Luigi Basso, Fabrizio Bellia, Sabino Brunello, Alberto David, Carlos Garcia Palermo, Michele Godena, Lorenzo Lodici, Luca Moroni, Francesco Sonis, Andrea Stella, Alessio Valsecchi.
Schedule: Rounds are every day at 14:00 UTC.
Also this year the event is enriched by the Final of the Italian Under-20 Championship and Final of the Italian Women's Championship.
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