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Monday, November 28, 2011

GM Dragan Paunovic wins Valladolid Open Chess Tournament

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Hello everyone,

The 7th Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de Valladolid took place recently at Hotel “Novotel” in Valladolid, Spain. According to the latest chess news via, the tournament was played over eight rounds with 112 participants. There were more than 30 money prizes with 500 EUR reserved for the first place.

GM Dragan Paunovic’s last round victory against famous chess trainer IM Boris Zlotnik got him the first prize with 7.0 points.

GM Dragan Paunovic

Valladolid is a historic city and municipality in north-central Spain, situated at the confluence of the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers, and located within three wine-making regions: Ribera del Duero, Rueda and Cigales. It is the capital of the province of Valladolid.

Final top standings:
1 GM Paunovic Dragan SRB 2528 – 7
2 GM Granda Zuñiga Julio E. PER 2636 – 6.5
3 GM Khamrakulov Ibragim S. ESP 2518 – 6.5
4 FM Gonzalez De La Nava Amador ESP 2295 – 6.5
5 IM Zlotnik Boris A. RUS 2433 – 6
6 GM Cifuentes Parada Roberto ESP 2523 – 6
7 FM Andres Gonzalez Ivan ESP 2318 – 6
8 IM Roa Alonso Santiago ESP 2418 – 6
9 IM Barria Zuniga Daniel CHI 2438 – 6
10 FM Martin Fuentes Alberto ESP 2307 – 6

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