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3rd Oliver González Memorial Started in Madrid

The 3rd Oliver González Memorial has begun yesterday at the “Daóiz y Velarde” Sport Pavilion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

98 players from 13 countries compete in Group A and 144 compete in Group B (U2100 elo). There are 8 Grandmasters, 13 International Masters and 21 FIDE Masters in the field.

In the first round the Cuban GM Holden Hernández was held to a draw by the lower-rated Diego Fernández Blazquez. The biggest surprise was that GM Davorin Komljenovic lost to Julio Silva Rodríguez.

Top seeded are the Ukrainian Grandmasters Sergey Fedorchuk and Martyn Kravtsiv.

Round 2 is currently in progress, follow the live games on the official website.

3rd Oliver González Memorial

3rd Oliver González Memorial

3rd Oliver González Memorial

3rd Oliver González Memorial

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