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Monday, July 30, 2012

San Juan Chess Open: GM Deepan Chakkravarthy Wins on Tiebreak

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Hi everyone,
GM Deepan Chakkravarthy
The latest chess tournament news via Fide is that the 6th Open Internacional de Ajedrez A.D. San Juan was held from 23rd to 29th July at the Hotel Iruña Park in Pamplona, Spain. Indian players GM Deepan Chakkravarthy and IM Venkatesh M R and FM Juan Carlos Obregon Rivero from Cuba shared the first place with 7 points each. Deepan Chakkravarthy gets the winner’s trophy on tie-break. The 9-round Swiss tournament offered top prizes as 1.500 € / 1.000 € / 800 € / 600 € / 500 € etc. 92 players from 10 countries competed.

Top final standings:
1-3. GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J IND 2468, IM Venkatesh M R IND 2506 and FM Obregon Rivero Juan Carlos CUB 2485 – 7
4-10. GM Khamrakulov Ibragim S ESP 2507, GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2562 – 6.5, IM Fernandez Romero Ernesto ESP 2472 – 6.5, IM Ninov Nikolai BUL 2501, IM Reinaldo Castineira Roi ESP 2468, IM Moreno Ruiz Javier ESP 2504 and IM Guerra Mendez Jose Angel CUB 2428 – 6.5
11-16. Krishna C R G IND 2273, IM Larino Nieto David ESP 2469 – 6, IM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos ESP 2530, GM Martinez Duany Lelys Stanley CUB 2474, FM Buchenau Frank GER 2299 and FM Pena Riasco Alexander COL 2245 – 6 etc

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