The Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014 is taking place on 26-31st December at CEAR (Duran) in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open to all players from Latin America chess federations.
The prize fund in the amount of 20.000 USD is provided by the main tournament sponsor, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
147 players from 11 different countries take part in the tournament, including 4 GMs, 10 IMs, 9 FMs, 3 WGMs, 4 WIMs and 7 WFMs.
Top seed is Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon (2668).