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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

IM Miguel Mosquera Wins 8th Open Internacional d’Escacs actius de Cervelló

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The 8th Open Internacional d’Escacs actius de Cervelló took place on 29th July at the Salón de actos del Ateneu, carrer Santa Anna in Cervelló, Spain. 96 players from 7 countries competed in the 8-round rapid tournament with the time control 15 min + 5 sec.

IM Miguel Mosquera (Colombia) wins the tournament after edging FM Rolando Alarcon Casellas (Cuba) on tie-break. Both players finished with 7 points. IM David Arenas, holder of two GM norms and also from Colombia, is third with 6.5 points. The top seeded Grandmasters Sergio Barrientos and Holden Hernandez had to settle for 4th and 9th place respectively. Find more details at the official website.

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