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Sam Shankland Wins American Continental Championship 2018

1-3: Shankland, Flores, Salinas. |  | Photo: FederaciĆ³n Uruguaya De Ajedrez/Facebook.American Continental Championship was an 11-round Swiss with four places to qualify for the FIDE World Cup, and they will be four more next year.
The tournament was held from 1-10 June in the Regency Way hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Sam Shankland won his third tournament victory in a row after U.S. Championship and the Capablanca Memorial,
Shankland scored 9/11, won 10 more Elo points to reach a 2727 rating. He qualified for the 2019 World Cup together with GMs Diego Flores, who is second with 8,5 points and Jorge Cori and Emilio Cordova. They have qualified after play-off between seven players with 8 points.
Photo: FederaciĆ³n Uruguaya De Ajedrez/Facebook.
Sam Shankland posted on twitter
@GMShanky
Won the American Continental with 9.0/11. 2019 World Cup ticket punched, 3 tournament wins in a row, 60 classical games without a loss, 2727 live. Will come back to earth some day, but for now, I’m a happy guy!

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Final standings

1 Shankland Samuel 9
2 Flores Diego 8,5
3 Salinas Herrera Pablo 8
4 Mareco Sandro 8
5 Escalante Ramirez Brian Sebasti 8
6 Cori Jorge 8
7 Cori Quispe Kevin Joel 8
8 Hungaski Robert 8
9 Cordova Emilio 8
10 Vazquez Guillermo 7,5
11 Sosa Tomas 7,5
12 El Debs Felipe De Cresce 7,5
13 Martinez Alcantara Jose Eduardo 7,5
14 Delgado Ramirez Neuris 7,5
15 Cruz Cristhian 7,5
16 Xiong Jeffery 7,5
17 Erenburg Sergey 7,5
18 Liang Awonder 7,5
19 Di Berardino Diego Rafael 7,5
20 Pichot Alan 7,5
21 Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag 7,5
22 Roselli Mailhe Bernardo 7
23 Pierrot Facundo 7
24 Fernandez Maria Florencia 7
25 Gauche Charles 7
26 Terry Renato 7
27 Henriquez Villagra Cristobal 7
28 Campora Daniel H. 7
29 Vera Siguenas Deivy 7
30 Soto Vega Jorge 7
31 Colas Joshua 7
32 Santarius Erik 7
33 Perez Ponsa Federico 7
34 Quintiliano Pinto Renato R. 7
35 Teixeira Ricardo Da Silva 6,5
36 Morovic Fernandez Ivan 6,5
37 Gemy Jose Daniel 6,5
38 Grabinsky Aaron 6,5
39 Caceres Vasquez Sergio 6,5
40 Tristan Leonardo 6,5
41 Carvalho Herbert Abreu 6,5
42 Hoffman Alejandro 6,5
43 Moradiabadi Elshan 6,5
44 De Dovitiis Alejo 6,5
45 Rodriguez Vila Andres 6,5
46 Bick Gabriel 6,5
47 Coro Lucas 6,5
48 Foisor Sabina-Francesca 6,5
49 Alonso Salvador 6,5
50 Panjwani Raja 6,5
51 Slipak Sergio 6,5
52 Lopez Falcon Jorge 6
53 Donoso Diaz Sebastian 6
54 Kapitanchuk Tomas 6
55 Muniz Rafael 6
56 Cerda Albornoz Guillermo 6
57 Aranha Filho Alvaro Z. 6
58 Cabrera Pando Ramiro 6
59 Carbone Diego 6
60 Januario Severino Pereira 6
61 Ruiz Castillo Joshua Daniel 6
62 Jodorcovsky Werjivker Paulo 6
63 Vergara Jofre Felipe 6
64 Lujan Carolina 6
65 Kimelman Gabriel 6
66 Garmendia Vega Gabriel 6
67 Bustelo Tabare 6
68 Betaneli Alexander 6
69 Cervantes Landeiro Thalia 6
70 Thavandiran Shiyam 6
71 Larrea Manuel 6
72 Mafra Kaiser Luiz 6
73 Varacalli Francisco 6
74 Balzano Ivan 5,5
75 Mesias Rojas Rabindranath 5,5
76 Pacheco Daniel 5,5
77 Coppola Claudio 5,5
78 Guerrero Alvaro 5,5
79 Chang Suzana 5,5
80 Medrano Mario 5,5
81 Andrade Roberto Luiz Costa 5,5
82 Madeira Wagner Martins 5,5
83 Okamura Milton Kasuo 5,5
84 Curi Gabriel 5,5
85 Benoit Rodrigo 5,5
86 Cimer Emanuel 5,5
87 Carvalho Guillermo 5,5
88 Restuccia Francisco 5,5
89 Palma Neira Eliseo Maximiliano 5,5
90 Arias Bouzada Jorge 5,5
91 Manzi Luiz Antonio Bardaro 5,5
92 Rothebarth Ana Vitoria De Paula 5,5
93 Da Silva Junior Sediney Mari 5,5
94 Fernandez Cardoso Alexey 5,5
95 Dominguez Facundo 5,5
96 Sauvageot Ledezma Diego 5
97 Campora Edgardo 5
98 Pomar Marcelo Nascimento 5
99 Mariani Daniel Brandao 5
100 Markzon Gregory 5
101 Chaves Jorge Antonio Torres 5
102 Moccero Eduardo 5
103 Davila Texeira Mario 5
104 Areco Antonio 5
105 Suarez Pedro 5
106 Granara Barreto Sebastian 5
107 Pinero Ismael 5
108 Cardozo Camila 5
109 Saralegui Mario 5
110 Ledezma Panades Hernan Javier 5
111 Palacio Enzo 5
112 Izquierdo Daniel 5
113 Zaruski Julio 5
114 Borges Guilherme Deola 4,5
115 Torella Rodolfo 4,5
116 Moyses Sobrinho Elias 4,5
117 Soto Nicolas 4,5
118 Ramos Angelo Bil 4,5
119 Kulik Nicolas 4,5
120 Malan Lucia 4,5
121 Aprahamian Tomas 4,5
122 Vazquez Facundo 4,5
123 Belistri Ubaldo 4,5
124 Cortes Arias Mariela 4,5
125 Ortiz Jorge 4,5
126 Nascimento Pedro Henrique Alves 4,5
127 Avgoustopoulos Christian 4,5
128 Izquierdo Sebastian 4,5
129 Santos Filho Tadeu Sousa 4,5
130 Gomes Marco Tulio Caldeira 4
131 Miraballes Lopez Andres 4
132 Pena Canapa Alfredo 4
133 Rodriguez Farias Eduardo 4
134 Oviedo Mathias 4
135 Bon Charles 4
136 Do Prado Hamilton Mesquita 4
137 Podesta Sofia 4
138 Reolon Victor 4
139 Marrero Javier 4
140 Shih Ferreira Yin Chieh 4
141 Macias Araya Javier 4
142 Ruggiero Alvaro 4
143 Busca Joaquin 3,5
144 Lanaro Emilio 3,5
145 Solari Pablo 3,5
146 Ramirez Agustin 3,5
147 Visillac Alejandro 3,5
148 Marques Ubiratan De Azevedo 3,5
149 Barandiaran Gabriel 3,5
150 Mordetzki Ariel 3,5
151 Araujo Daniel 3
152 Stetsenko Ilya 3
153 Palmieri Daniel 3
154 Maestro Esteban 3
155 Tregarthen Emiliano 3
156 Ferrari Carlos 3
157 Fein Jorge 3
158 Torres Acosta Raul 3
159 Mosconi Ariel 3
160 Baratta Daniel 3
161 Durante Aurelio 2,5
162 Amaral Francisco 2,5
163 Ribeiro Gilnei Guedes 2
164 Sanches Daniel 2
165 Michels Luciano Rhinow 2
166 Arias Duran Jorge 0
167 Nakle Gonzalo 0

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