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Sunday, December 2, 2012

WIM Carla Heredia Serrano wins Panamerican Women’s Chess Championship

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Hi everyone,

WIM Carla Heredia Serrano has won the Panamerican Women’s Chess Championship. The Panamerican Women’s Chess Championship 2012 took place from 23rd to 30th November 2012 in the Sala Ernesto Campos of Municipal Palace in Montevideo, Uruguay, according to Chessdom.

The tournament was played over nine rounds of Swiss system with the rate of play 90 minutes + 30 seconds from the first move.

The 21-years old WIM Carla Heredia Serrano from Ecuador became the Champion by taking a clear first place with 7,0 points, escaping her compatriot IM Martha Fierro Baquero by half a point. Heredia Serrano is also awarded with the Woman Grandmaster title. WFM Aurora Edith Felix Vega from Peru edged Ayelen Martinez from Argentina on tie-break to claim the bronze emdal.

The Champion earned $1250, Vice-Champion is awarded with $1000, while the bronze medalist took $750 home.


Final standings:

1. WIM Heredia Serrano Carla ECU 2206 – 7
2. IM Fierro Baquero Martha L. ECU 2364 – 6.5
3. WFM Felix Vega Aurora Edith PER 1963 – 6
4. Martinez Ayelen ARG 2088 – 6
5. WFM Aliaga Fernandez Ingrid Y PER 2175 – 5.5
6. WFM Vargas Gabriela PAR 2055 – 5.5
7. WIM Colombo Camila URU 2090 – 5
8. WFM Feliciano Ebert Vanessa BRA 2267 – 5
9. Besso Guadalupe ARG 1744 – 5
10. WFM Abarca Gonzalez Damaris CHI 2047 – 5
11. Casusol Cecilia PER 1991 – 5
12. Sanchez Zambrano Vanessa PER 1942 – 5
13. Nunez Marquina Nataly Massiel PER 1933 – 4.5
14. Larrea Daniela URU 1652 – 4
15. WCM de Leon Patricia URU 1847 – 4
16. WNM Silva Natalia URU 1924 – 3.5
17. Costa Anaclara URU 1670 – 3.5
18. de Leon Veronica URU 1690 – 3.5
19. De San Vicente Sabrina URU 1748 – 3
20. De Leon Daiana URU 1723 – 3
21. Miraballes Carol URU 0 – 3
22. Perez Manuela URU 0 – 1.5
23. WNM Aponte Oriana Isabel VEN 1905 0
24. Roy Myriam CAN 1985 0

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