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GMs Torre and Laylo joint winners of Guam International 2015

Eugenio Torre

GM Eugenio Torre

The 2015 Guam International Open Chess Tournament took place on 18-22nd July, 2015, at the Guam Reef Hotel, Tumon, Guam.

The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″ and prize fund in total of US$ 8,000.

Filipino star GM Eugenio Torre and his countryman GM Darwin Laylo tied for the first place with 8.5/9 points each but Torre edged his rival on a superior tie-break score to clinch the title.

The first Asian Grandmaster ever and the holder of the record for participating in the most number of World Chess Olympiads Eugenio Torre is being an active chess player at the “chess age” of 64, adding new trophies to his rich collection.

Tournament website/ Games with engine analysis

Final standings:

1 GM Torre Eugenio PHI 2458 8,5
2 GM Laylo Darwin PHI 2480 8,5
3 Manuel Enofre Efren D. GUM 1940 7
4 Mafnas Peter GUM 0 6
5 FM Leong Ignatius SIN 1948 5
6 Szekely Olga GUM 0 5
7 Cabunagan Tito PLW 1817 4,5
8 McFarland Malcolm GUM 0 4,5
9 Soriano Rudolph P. GUM 1807 4,5
10 Szekely Zoltan GUM 0 4,5
11 Orio Rogelio L. GUM 1770 4,5
12 Caluag Joseph GUM 0 4,5
13 Wen Victor Shiliang GUM 0 4
14 CM Molod Jonathan GUM 1928 4
15 Briones Danilo GUM 0 4
16 Warnier Yanis FRA 1193 3,5
17 Ryan Leon R GUM 0 3,5
18 Pinaula Benny GUM 1307 3
19 Batula Gefferson GUM 0 2
20 Moguel Noel GUM 0 2
21 Moguel Hermenegildo C. GUM 1474 2
22 Stead Kerry AUS 1966 2
23 Manibusan Melchor GUM 0 1

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