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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

3rd Oliver Gonzalez Chess Memorial in Madrid from Sept 1

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Hi everyone,

The 3rd Oliver Gonzalez Memorial will take place from September 1-9 at the "Daóiz y Velarde" Sport Pavilion in downtown Madrid, Spain. The tournament will have two groups - Open A and Open B, both being 9-round Swiss competitions. The chief arbiter is IA Daniel Rodriguez del Pino and you could register with the online Registration form.

There are special categories for Veterans – born in 1952 or before
Youngsters –born in 1994 or later, Under 16 – born in 1996 or later, Under 14– born in 1998 or later, Under 12– born in 2000 or later. Prizes are subject to tax deductions in accordance with current legislation. Prizes are not cumulative, with the exception of Special Prize Óliver González Somoza. This prize is open to all the players in the Memorial (both A and B Tournaments). If a player wishes to opt to this Special Prize, he/she must deliver an analysis of his/her combination before the last round. The organizers will appoint a jury to award this Special Prize.

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