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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Eduardo Iturrizaga Wins UNED Guadalajara Chess

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Hi everyone,

The 7th International Chess Open UNED Guadalajara was held on 22nd April at the Hotel Tryp in Guadalajara, Spain, according to a Chessdom report. The tournament was organized by the Club UNED and supported by Guadalajara city, Guadalajara region, UNED Guadalajara associated center, Hotel Tryp, Equigoma, Hotel Alcarria and Bar Las Vegas.
GM Eduardo Iturrizaga from Venezuela and IM Juan Reyes Larena from Peru shared the first place with 7 points each. Iturrizaga grabs the winner’s trophy on better Buchholz. A total of 108 players from 15 federations participated in the event. The list of participants included eight Grandmasters and 10 International Masters in attendance.

The tournament format was 8 rounds Swiss with the time control of 20 minutes per player. Top prizes are 700 € and trophy, 500 € and trophy, 400 € and trophy etc.

Final standings:1. GM Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2628 – 7
2. IM Reyes Larena Juan PER 2437 – 7
3. Valles Moreno Ivan ESP 2391 – 6.5
4. FM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2476 – 6.5
5. IM Perez Mitjans Orelvis ESP 2482 – 6.5
6. GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2602 – 6
7. GM Suba Mihai ROU 2438 – 6
8. FM Aranda Marin Cristian ESP 2321 – 6
9. IM Zlotnik Boris A RUS 2433 – 6 (Last year's winner)
10. IM Moreno Ruiz Javier ESP 2513 – 6
11. IM Rubio Mejia Luis Ignacio ESP 2439 – 6

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  • At April 26, 2012 at 9:03 AM , Anonymous miguel said...

    i am beginning to see a whole lot of chess news about latin american players thanks. this feels so good.


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