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Saturday, December 22, 2012

GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista Wins 3rd ITT Jahv McGregor Chess

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Hi everyone,
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The latest chess tournament news via Fide is that defending champion and top seed op seed GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista from Cuba has won the 3rd ITT Jahv McGregor in Bogota, Colombia. He scored 8.0/9.0 in the chess tournament held from 11th to 16th December at the Centro Comercial Bulevar Niza in Bogota, Colombia.

The tournament was played over nine rounds of Swiss pairings. A total of 386 players from 14 countries competed, including 9 Grandmasters and 13 International Masters. Peruvian Grandmaster Emilio Cordova was clear second half a point behind the winner. GM Bruzon also won the 2nd Copa AES in Dominican Republic a couple of days before the ITT Jahv McGregor.

The U7 event had 21 players. Puerta Rendon Josue is the winner with perfect 6/6 score. The U10 group had 36 players. Joseph Jimenez is clear first with 6/6 points.

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