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Friday, May 11, 2012

GM Alexis Cabrera Wins Vila de Salou Chess

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Hi everyone,

Here is the latest chess tournament news about the 14th Open Internacional d’Escacs Vila de Salou via Chessdom. The chess tournament organized by the Club Escacs Salou on 3-11th May at Cala de la Font, in Salou, Tarragona, Spain. The tournament was a nine-round Swiss event and a part of the 9th Catalan Chess Circuit.

GM Alexis Cabrera pulled a very important victory against IM Franco Alonso Alejandro in the last round and emerged sole winner of the tournament with 7.5/9 points. Cabrera earns 1200 EUR from the prize fund of 4100 EUR. The top seeded GM Sergey Fedorchuk entered the final round with equal points as Cabrera but could not overcome IM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos and eventually landed 2nd, half a point behind the champion.

GM Alexis Cabrera

Final top standings:1 GM Cabrera Alexis ESP 2510 – 7.5
2 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A UKR 2634 – 7
3 GM Burmakin Vladimir RUS 2586 – 6.5
4 IM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos ESP 2523 – 6.5
5 GM Aroshidze Levan GEO 2582 – 6.5
6 IM Vehi Bach Victor Manuel ESP 2359 – 6.5
7 IM Asis Gargatagli Hipolito ESP 2473 – 6
8 IM Franco Alonso Alejandro ESP 2463 – 6
9 GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2408 – 6
10 IM Larino Nieto David ESP 2469 – 6

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