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24th Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial in Merida

The 24th International Chess Tournament “Carlos Torre Repetto in Memoriam” took place on 14-19th December at Centro Cultural Olimpo in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

The tournament consisted of seven playing groups: Open Master, Yucatan (players rated 1700-1899), Merida (players rated 1500-1699), Kukulcan (players rated under 1500), Children’s U12, U10 and U8.

The main Master group had 57 participants from Argentina, Cuba, Colombia and Mexico. Cuban GM Abreu Delgado won the top prize after scoring 6,5 points from nine rounds and edging the opposition on tie-break.

Final standings:

1-3. GM Abreu Delgado Aryam CUB 2462, IM Ibarra Chami Luis Fernand MEX 2477 and IM Otero Acosta Diasmany CUB 2445 – 6,5
4-11. GM Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX 2497, GM Leon Hoyos Manuel MEX 2599, GM Nogueiras Santiago Jesus CUB 2513, GM Martinez Duany Lelys CUB 2463, GM Pozo Vera Sandro CUB 2493, FM Della Morte Pablo ARG 2305, GM Gonzalez Zamora Juan MEX 2534 and GM Hernandez Carmenate Holden CUB 2562 – 6,0
12-16. WGM Ordaz Valdes Lisandra Ter CUB 2350, GM De La Paz Perdomo Frank CUB 2439, CM Torres Rosas Luis Carlos MEX 2276, CM Benitez Lozano Javier MEX 2256 and NM Mendoza Salazar Ramon MEX 2087 – 5,5 etc

The Organizing Committee of of the tournament included Mr. Rolando Zapata Bello, Governor of the State of Yucatan, Mr. Renan Barrera Concha, Mayor of Merida, and Prof. Juan Sosa Puerto, General Director of the State Institute of Sport, among others.

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