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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Magistral Buenos Aires Chess from May 28 With Alexei Shirov as Top Seed

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Hi everyone,
GM Alexei Shirov
The Magistral Ciudad de Buenos Aires chess tournament will take place from May 28 to June 3 and will feature Grandmaster Alexei Shirov and other talented chess players. With the best players of Argentine and Uruguayan champion Andres Rodriguez the tournament has average elo of 2558, reaching Category 13 according to FIDE.

Playing venue: Head of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Casa de la Cultura, Avenida de Mayo 575, City of Buenos Aires.

Players:1 GM Alexei Shirov LAT 2698
2 GM Diego Flores ARG 2604
4 GM Sandro Mareco ARG 2583
3 GM Ruben Felgaer ARG 2572
5 GM Damian Lemos ARG 2538
6 GM Andres Rodriguez Vila URU 2532
7 GM Diego Valerga ARG 2487
8 GM Sergio Slipak ARG 2453
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