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Lazaro Bruzon tops Quebec Open 2013

Cuban Grandmaster Lazaro Bruzon continued the string of successes in Canada as he clinched first place in the 2013 Quebec Open that finished tonight in Montréal.

The last round win against IM Leonid Gerzhoy pushed him ahead of Grandmasters Elshan Moradiabadi and Eduardas Rozentalis who drew their game on the top board.

Bruzon concluded the tournament with 7,0/9 points, while Rozentalis, Moradiabadi and Anton Kovalyov shared the second place with 6,5 points each.

Earlier this month Bruzon won the Edmonton International.

Lazaro Bruzon

Lazaro Bruzon

The Quebec Open Championship 2013 was held on 21-28th July at the beautiful venue in Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, 3200 Côte Sainte-Catherine, Montréal.

The tournament was played in six sections: Invitational, Open, Section A (U2200), Section B (U1700), Section C (U1300 and unrated) and Mini-COQ.

Round 9 top results:

GM Moradiabadi Elshan 2551 – GM Rozentalis Eduardas 2619 ½ – ½
GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro 2689 – IM Gerzhoy Leonid 2462 1 – 0
GM Sulskis Sarunas 2559 – GM Kovalyov Anton 2606 ½ – ½
IM Panjwani Raja 2409 – GM Sambuev Bator 2530 ½ – ½
GM Sokolov Ivan 2650 – FM Ostrovskiy Aleksandr A 2403 1 – 0
GM Arencibia Walter 2526 – IM Hambleton Aman 2480 0 – 1
GM Perez Rodriguez Luis Manuel 2427 – IM Molner Mackenzie 2501 ½ – ½
GM Vera Reynaldo 2462 – IM Cheng Bindi 2406 0 – 1
FM Oliva Castaneda Kevel 2423 – GM Chirila Ioan-Cristian 2528 0 – 1

Final standings:

1 GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2689 – 7
2 GM Rozentalis Eduardas LTU 2619 – 6.5
3 GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2551 – 6.5
4 GM Kovalyov Anton ARG 2606 – 6.5
5 GM Sulskis Sarunas LTU 2559 – 6
6 GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2650 – 6
7 IM Hambleton Aman CAN 2480 – 6
8 IM Cheng Bindi CAN 2406 – 6
9 IM Panjwani Raja CAN 2409 – 6
10 IM Gerzhoy Leonid CAN 2462 – 5.5
11 GM Chirila Ioan-Cristian ROU 2528 – 5.5
12 IM Molner Mackenzie USA 2501 – 5.5
13 GM Perez Rodriguez Luis Manuel CUB 2427 – 5.5
14 GM Sambuev Bator CAN 2530 – 5.5
15 FM Ostrovskiy Aleksandr A USA 2403 – 5
16 IM Perez Garcia Rodney Oscar CUB 2364 – 5
17 GM Arencibia Walter CUB 2526 – 5
18 IM Wang Richard CAN 2377 – 5
19 FM Oliva Castaneda Kevel CUB 2423 – 5
20 GM Vera Reynaldo CUB 2462 – 5
21 FM Shetty Atulya USA 2314 – 5
22 IM Porper Edward CAN 2453 – 5
23 IM Kiewra Keaton F USA 2422 – 5
24 FM Jiang Louie CAN 2324 – 5
25 GM Roussel-Roozmon Thomas CAN 2476 – 4.5
26 Adithya B. IND 2301 – 4.5
27 FM Thavandiran Shiyam CAN 2338 – 4.5
28 Song Michael CAN 2242 – 4.5
29 FM Cao Jason CAN 2060 – 4.5
30 IM Piasetski Leon CAN 2279 – 4.5
31 FM Kleinman Michael CAN 2298 – 4.5
32 FM Sapozhnikov Roman CAN 2272 – 4.5
33 Preotu Razvan CAN 2277 – 4
34 IM Calugar Arthur CAN 2282 – 4
35 FM Leveille Francois CAN 2279 – 4
36 FM Rodriguez Eric USA 2290 – 4
37 Tomb Maroun LIB 2133 – 4
38 Masse Hugues CAN 2187 – 4
39 Ibrahim Anthony CAN 2161 – 4
40 Kraiouchkine Nikita CAN 2234 – 3.5
41 Zhang Yuanchen CAN 2061 – 3.5
42 Bérubé Antoine CAN 2174 – 3.5
43 Chiku-Ratte Olivier Kenta CAN 2106 – 3.5
44 Morin Yves CAN 2185 – 3.5
45 FM Chandra Akshat USA 2312 – 3
46 FM Voskanyan Vahagn CAN 2241 – 3
47 Wan Kevin CAN 2006 – 3
48 Zhou Qiyu CAN 1902 – 3
49 Van Heirzeele Daniel BEL 2116 – 2.5
50 Villavieja Butch PHI 2211 – 2.5
51 Caire Francois CAN 2178 – 2.5
52 FM Hamilton Robert CAN 2251 – 2
53 Lo Ryan CAN 2068 – 2
54 Tessier-Desrosiers Olivier CAN 2106 – 1

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