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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

3rd Magistral Internacional Marcel Duchamp 2011 chess event with thematic opening!

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Hi everybody, 

A very interesting chess news release: The 3rd Magistral Internacional Marcel Duchamp 2011 is taking place 14-23rd December at the Club Argentino de Ajedrez, Paraguay 1858, Buenos Aires. The 13th FIDE category event will be played as a double-dound robin with six players.

As hinted before by GM Georg Meier in an interview for Chessdom, the tournament will feature thematic opening to honour the legendary Argentine Grandmaster Oscar Panno. All games will have to be opened with the Panno King’s Indian variation – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 0-0 5.Nf3 d6 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.0-0 a6.

Meier Georg GER 2659 – Reigning European Team Champion with Germany
Flores Diego ARG 2602 – Winner of the recent Torneo Abierto Legislatura 2011
Mareco Sandro ARG 2583 – Recently winner of two strong tournaments in Brazil, 10th Internacional Mario Covas Jr. and Campeonato Paulista de Xadrez Absoluto 2011
Delgado Ramirez Neuris COL 2570 – Winner of the 1st Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2010
Lemos Damian ARG 2542 – Winner of the recent 1st Abierto Internacional Ciudad de Bahia Blanca 2011
Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2481

Sandro Mareco and Diego Flores shared the first place in the last year’s Magistral Marcel Duchamp.

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