GM Jorge Cori wins II Magistral IPD in Peru

The 2nd Magistral IPD 2013 took place on 11th-15th February at the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería on Lima, Perú.

Peruvian GM Jorge Cori confirmed his status as favorite and won the tournament with 7.5/9 points. IM Giuseppe Leiva recovered from his poor performance at the I Magistral IPD 2013 by finishing on second place with 6/9. The Peruvian trio at the top of the standings was completed by FM Diego Cuéllar, who obtained the same amount of points as the Spaniard IM Horacio Saldaño, but achieved a better score in the tie-breaks.

The event was a 10 player single round-robin. Players from five different countries participated in the competition.  The time control was 90 min + 30 sec increment per move.

The purpose of the organizers was to give the young talents from Peru the chance to get IM norms.

GM Jorge Cori

Final Standings:

1 GM Cori Jorge PER 2551 7.5
2 IM Leiva Giuseppe PER 2376 6.0
3 FM Cuellar Diego PER 2289 5.5
4 IM Saldano Dayer Horacio ESP 2502 5.5
5 IM Ruiz C Joshua D COL 2387 4.5
6 Requejo Oswaldo PER 2281 4.5
7 FM Principe Alexander PER 2264 3.5
8 IM Estrada Nieto Julian MEX 2302 3.0
9 FM Molina Jorge BOL 2141 2.5
10 WFM Chumpitaz Ann PER 2182 2.5


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