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Monday, March 12, 2012

Claudia Amura wins Edith Soppe Chess Memorial

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Hi everyone,

Some Latin American chess news via WGM Claudia Amura has won the first edition of the Magistral Edith Soppe which took place from March 2-8 in San Luis, La Punta. Organised by the local university and government, the tournament was a closed event with the participation of six players which included one GM, two IMs, one WGM, and one WIM.
Claudia Amura collected 7,0/10 to win the event with a full point advantage ahead of IM Carolina Lujan, while the third place went to IM Francisco San Alonso.

Final standings
1 WGM AMURA Claudia ARG 2328 7
2 IM LUJAN Carolina ARG 2364 6
3 IM SANZ ALONSO Francisco J ESP 2386 5.5
4 GM ZAMBRANA Oswaldo BOL 2492 5
5 WIM ZURIEL Marisa ARG 2258 4
6 MARTINEZ Ayelen ARG 2101 2.5

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