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Sandro Mareco and Cristobal Henriquez Villagra qualify for FIDE World Cup

FIDE Zone 2.5 ChampionshipThe FIDE Zone 2.5 Championship was held from 27th April to 3rd May in Asuncion, Paraguay.

There were 40 participants from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, and among them 9 Grandmasters and 6 International Masters.

After nine rounds of play GM Sandro Mareco from Argentina qualified for the 2015 World Chess Cup in Baku as outright winner.

The second World Cup spot was to be decided between the four players who shared the second place with 6,5 points each. Chilean national champion IM Cristobal Henriquez Villagra won the rapid tie-break to book the ticket for Baku.

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Final standings:

1 GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2581 – 7
2 GM Felgaer Ruben ARG 2582 – 6.5
3 GM Perez Ponsa Federico ARG 2533 – 6.5
4 IM Henriquez Villagra Cristobal CHI 2478 – 6.5
5 GM Obregon Andres Carlos ARG 2532 – 6.5
6 GM Bachmann Axel PAR 2630 – 6
7 GM Flores Diego ARG 2567 – 6
8 GM Delgado Ramirez Neuris PAR 2592 – 5.5
9 FM Salinas Herrera Pablo CHI 2444 – 5.5
10 IM Krysa Leandro ARG 2473 – 5.5
11 CM Sosa Tomas ARG 2365 – 5.5
12 GM Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2485 – 5
13 FM Latorre Matias PAR 2297 – 5
14 FM Zacarias M Ruben D PAR 2240 – 5
15 IM Roselli Mailhe Bernardo URU 2408 – 5
16 GM Cubas Jose Fernando PAR 2467 – 5
17 Almiron Antonio PAR 2281 – 5
18 FM Curi Gabriel URU 2270 – 5
19 Roman Rodrigo PAR 1993 – 4.5
20 Jimenez Joaquin ARG 2205 – 4.5
21 IM Pichot Alan ARG 2504 – 4.5
22 IM Villalba Marcelo PAR 2225 – 4.5
23 Uribe Gabriel PAR 1936 – 4.5
24 IM Kropff Ricardo PAR 2197 – 4.5
25 CM Jodorcovsky Werjivker Paulo PAR 2202 – 4
26 Heinechen John PAR 1984 – 4
27 Figari Esteban PAR 2017 – 4
28 Benitez Galeano Alejandro PAR 1783 – 3.5
29 Fiori Hector ARG 2140 – 3.5
30 Gamarra Ramon PAR 1945 – 3.5
31 Aguero Centurio Abel Alejandr PAR 1758 – 3
32 Flores Rodney PAR 1820 – 3
33 Heinechen Juan PAR 1785 – 3
34 Mosconi Ariel ARG 2049 – 3
35 Bento Robert PAR 1672 – 2.5
36 Florentin Damaso PAR 1661 – 2.5
37 WFM Gomez Barrera Javiera Belen CHI 1815 – 2.5
38 Salinas Victor PAR 1653 – 2.5
39 Riline Alejandro PAR 2180 – 2
40 Palmieri Daniel ARG 1833 – 1.5

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