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Beliavsky and Rodriguez Vila share first place in Torneo ITT OAV Libertador Simón Bolívar

The 1st Torneo ITT OAV Libertador Simón Bolívar was hosted by the Vinotinto Chess Organization from 25th to 30th September at the Great Hall of the Sambil Convention in Ciudad de San Cristóbal, Venezuela.

The tournament was played over 10 rounds of Swiss system with Dutch accelerated pairings in the first four rounds. A stunning number of 651 players from 30 countries competed. There were 24 Grandmasters and 45 International Masters in the field.

In the final round the top players didn’t take quick draws and preferred to fight for all or nothing. As a consequence top nine boards produced decisive results.

Grandmasters Alexander Beliavsky and Andres Rodriguez Vila defeated their respective rivals to jointly finish on the top of the crosstable with 8,5 points each. Beliavsky is awarded the winner’s trophy on better tie-break.

The prize fund was 270,000 bolivars (approx. US$ 63,000). The top prizes are 30,000, 20,000, 10,000 and 5,000 bolivars.

Alexander Beliavsky

GM Alexander Beliavsky

Eduardo Iturrizaga

GM Eduardo Iturrizaga

Round 10 top results:

GM Vocaturo Daniele 2542 – GM Beliavsky Alexander G 2609 0 – 1
GM Rodriguez Vila Andres 2531 – GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr 2582 1 – 0
GM Iturrizaga Eduardo 2625 – GM Vazquez Igarza Renier 2566 1 – 0
GM Leitao Rafael 2623 – GM Barrientos Sergio E 2493 1 – 0
GM Kovalyov Anton 2598 – IM Castro Oscar H 2359 1 – 0
GM Dobrov Vladimir 2481 – GM Flores Diego 2593 1 – 0
GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo 2576 – GM Sriram Jha 2422 1 – 0
IM Kjartansson Gudmundur 2385 – GM Cordova Emilio 2554 0 – 1
GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis 2526 – IM Pazos Gambarrotti Plinio 2271 1 – 0
IM Mosquera Miguel 2369 – GM Cori Jorge 2505 ½ – ½
GM Kolev Atanas 2601 – FM Ynojosa Felix Jose 2361 ½ – ½
GM Gonzalez Vidal Yuri 2563 – FM Soto Paez Oliver 2350 ½ – ½

Final standings:

1-2. GM Beliavsky Alexander G SLO 2609 and GM Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2531 – 8.5

3-9. GM Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2625, GM Kovalyov Anton ARG 2598, GM Cordova Emilio PER 2554, GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2576, GM Leitao Rafael BRA 2623, GM Dobrov Vladimir RUS 2481 and GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis CUB 2526 – 8.0

10-22. GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2582, GM Vocaturo Daniele ITA 2542, GM Cori Jorge PER 2505, GM Vazquez Igarza Renier ESP 2566, GM Almeida Quintana Omar CUB 2520, IM Mosquera Miguel COL 2369, FM Martinez Romero Martin COL 2368, IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito BRA 2402, IM Alvarez Marquez Johann VEN 2400, FM Ravelo Gil Eddy CUB 2397, IM Rohl Juan VEN 2411, IM Pulvett Daniel VEN 2383 and FM Zuluaga Cesar COL 2394 – 7.5

23-58. GM Flores Diego ARG 2593, GM Sriram Jha IND 2422, WGM Cori T Deysi PER 2407, FM Leiva Giuseppe PER 2286, GM Borges Matos Juan CUB 2453, GM Barrientos Sergio E COL 2493, IM Matnadze Ana ESP 2418, GM Gonzalez Vidal Yuri CUB 2563, IM Prasca Sosa Rafael VEN 2429, IM Castro Oscar H COL 2359, GM Mitkov Nikola MKD 2519, FM Vittorino Carlo Giovanni COL 2287, Rincon Sequeda Jose Omar VEN 2024, FM Medina Cruzata Jose Miguel CUB 2287, GM Kolev Atanas BUL 2601, Alcala Vitora Wilfredo Enrique VEN 1962, FM Rios Cristhian Camilo COL 2360, IM Pazos Gambarrotti Plinio ECU 2271, IM Hevia Alejano Carlos Antonio CUB 2518, FM Ruiz Aguilar Pablo Alexander COL 2290, WIM Miranda Llanes Yerisbel CUB 2317, FM Ynojosa Felix Jose VEN 2361, IM Ruiz C Joshua D COL 2315, FM Soto Paez Oliver VEN 2350, WGM Vigoa Apecheche Yanira CUB 2293, IM Sequera Paolini Jose VEN 2420, Marichal Ariel CUB 2306, FM Barros Rivadeneira Cristhian ECU 2210, IM Ortega Amarelle Mariano CUB 2474, IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2385, FM Bassan Remo VEN 2260, Sequeda Pablo VEN 2126, Negron Juan Carlos VEN 0, FM Machado Escanio Michel Rene CUB 2306, Ruge Edison COL 2205, WIM Chirivi C Jenny Astrid COL 2181 – 7 etc

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