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Monday, February 10, 2014

GM Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez is Cuba Chess Champion 2014

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2014

Hello everyone,

Here is the latest chess tournament news update via FIDE: The 53rd Cuban Chess Championship for men was held from 22nd January to 5th February in Santa Clara. Thirteen players competed in the round robin tournament with the average elo 2473. GM Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez emerged national champion after concluding the event with 8 points.

The Cuban Chess Championship for women is currently ongoing in Pinar del Rio.

Final standings:

1. GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo 2601 - 8
2-3. FM Quesada Vera Liordis 2415 and GM Gonzalez Vidal Yuri 2549 - 7.5
4. FM Quesada Perez Yasser 2486 - 7
5-7. GM Bacallao Alonso Yusnel 2526, GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis 2482 and IM Hevia Alejano Carlos Antonio 2524 - 6.5
8. FM Guerra Mojena Leandro 2352 - 6
9. IM Ortega Amarelle Mariano 2460 - 5.5
10. IM Garcia Pantoja Roberto 2442 - 5
11. IM Fernandez Cardoso Alexey 2463 - 4.5
12. IM Otero Acosta Diasmany 2510 - 4
13. FM Mendez Fortes Eduardo Jesus 2338 - 3.5

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