GM Jorge Cori Wins 2nd Magistral IPD Chess 2013
The 2nd Magistral IPD 2013 took place on 11th-15th February at the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería on Lima, Perú, according to a Fide chess tournament news update.
Peruvian GM Jorge Cori confirmed his status as favorite and won the tournament with 7.5/9 points. IM Giuseppe Leiva recovered from his poor performance at the I Magistral IPD 2013 by finishing on second place with 6/9. The Peruvian trio at the top of the standings was completed by FM Diego Cuéllar, who obtained the same amount of points as the Spaniard IM Horacio Saldaño, but achieved a better score in the tie-breaks.
The event was a 10 player single round-robin. Players from five different countries participated in the competition. The time control was 90 min + 30 sec increment per move. The aim of the organizers was to give the young talents from Peru the chance to get IM norms.
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