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GM Ivan Lopez Salgado wins 1st International Tournament “Neoclassical chess”

Cartel neoclassicalchessThe 1st International Chess Tournament “Neoclassical chess” took place on 9th May, 2015, in Hotel Holiday Inn, Madrid – Bernabeu.

The event was separated into two tournaments – Master Tournament and Open B, both with tournament format 8-player round-robin and tempo of play 20′ + 10″.

The Master section was a strong 13th category chess event with an average Elo rating of 2557.

GM Ivan Lopez Salgado emerged a clear winner with 5.5/7 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind.

GM David Anton Guijarro edged GM Francisco Vallejo Pons on a better tie-break score to take the second place, while the winner of Group B FM Antonio Lopez Del Alamo qualified for the 2016 edition of the Master tournament.

You can see the full standings below.

Tournament website

Master tournament final standings:

1 GM Salgado Lopez Ivan ESP 2655 5,5
2 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2611 5
3 GM Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2689 5
4 IM Forcen Esteban Daniel ESP 2503 4,5
5 GM Illescas Cordoba Miguel ESP 2588 2,5
6 IM Espinosa Aranda Angel ESP 2419 2,5
7 GM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos ESP 2553 2
8 IM Matnadze Ana ESP 2436 1

Open B final standings:

1 FM Lopez Del Alamo Antonio ESP 2221 4,5
2 CM Fernandez De Bobadilla Jaime ESP 2106 4,5
3 Fernandez De Bobadilla Gabrie ESP 2167 4
4 WFM Rodrigo Yanguas Maria ESP 2184 3,5
5 Barraza Caracuel Ignacio ESP 2220 3
6 Perez De Aranda A. Leonardo I ESP 2094 3
7 Lopez De Turiso Jose Angel ESP 2064 3
8 Marin Bellon Federico ESP 2074 2,5


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