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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Semana Santa Lab Chess Open Begins in Bogota

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Hi everyone,

The latest tournament chess news via Chessdom is that the Open Internacional Semana Santa Lab Chess is being held from 4th to 9th April at the Centro Alto Rendimiento in Bogota, Colombia. The 9-round Accelerated Swiss event features 156 players from four countries. Top rated are Cuban Grandmasters Aramis Alvarez Pedraza and Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez, and Colombian GM Sergio Barrientos. In addition, there is a 7-round Junior tournament with 48 participants.
GM Aramis Alvarez - FM Tovio Israel 

Top rated participants:
1 GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2561
2 GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis CUB 2544
3 GM Barrientos Sergio E COL 2519
4 IM Gomez Garrido Camilo Ernesto CUB 2515
5 IM Pozo Vera Sandro CUB 2483
6 IM Aguero Jimenez Luis Lazaro CUB 2434
7 IM Arenas David COL 2423
8 FM Zuluaga Cesar COL 2372
9 FM Fernandez Reyes Lisandro CUB 2368
10 IM Gallego Alcaraz Andres Felipe COL 2365

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