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Alexei Shirov wins Magistral Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Alexei Shirov idGM Alexei Shirov won the 2012 edition of the Magistral Ciudad de Buenos Aires. He collected 5,5/7 in the single round robin tournament, a full point more than the second GM Ruben Felgaer. GM Damian Lemos and GM Sandro Mareco shared third place.

This is yet another victory for Shirov after he transferred back to the Latvian Chess Federation, recently he also won Aivars Gipslis Memorial and the Paul Keres Memorial.

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Final standings

# Name ELO Pts S-B
1 Shirov, Alexei 2698 5.5 17.75
2 Felgaer, Ruben 2572 4.5 13
3 Lemos, Damian 2538 4 12.75
4 Mareco, Sandro 2583 4 11.25
5 Rodriguez Vila, Andres 2532 3.5 11.5
6 Valerga, Diego 2487 2.5 8
7 Flores, Diego 2604 2.5 6.5
8 Slipak, Sergio 2453 1.5 5.75

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