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Cuca International Tournament 2013

The Cuca International Tournaments 2013 for men and women are taking place on 20th-26th April in Luanda, Angola.

Both are nine rounds Swiss open events with a classical FIDE time control.

The tournament, to be held in one of the Hotel units of the capital, will be attended by representatives of Egypt, Botswana, Portugal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Canada, Belgium, Cuba, South Africa, France and the host country.

In the male category, the organization will award up to the tenth place, while in the female category, the prize will be extended until the eighth place in the standings.

In the male category, the winner will get 5,000 USD, while the female winner will receive 3,000 USD.

French GM Vladislav Tkachiev is the first seed, followed by Egyptian GM Ahmed Adly and Russian GM Vasily Papin. First seed in the female event is WGM Anna Zozulia.

Last year winner was GM Viktor Bologan

Ahmed Adly

GM Ahmed Adly

Participants – Male event:

1 GM Tkachiev Vladislav FRA 2632
2 GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2594
3 GM Papin Vasily RUS 2562
4 GM Malakhatov Vadim BEL 2552
5 GM Karpatchev Aleksandr RUS 2485
6 IM Gwaze Robert ZIM 2459
7 GM Thal Abergel FRA 2429
8 IM Jere Daniel ZAM 2393
9 Simões João ANG 2264
10 Agostinho Tito ANG 2221
11 FM Pascoal Eduardo ANG 2218
12 CM Miguel Sérgio ANG 2218
13 IM Agnelo Amorim ANG 2207
14 NM Oliveira Luciano ANG 2189
15 Cambando José ANG 2075
16 Aguiar Cristiano ANG 1772

Participants – Female event:

1 WGM Zozulia Anna BEL 2326
2 WGM Toma Katarzyna POL 2304
3 WFM Valdes Maritza POR 2136
4 WIM Van der Merwe Cecile RSA 2026
5 WFM Tembo Epah ZAM 1993
6 WIM Solomons Anzel RSA 1931
7 WIM Lopang Tshepiso BOT 1862
8 WFM Mwango Lorita ZAM 1834
9 WIM Mudongo Boikhutso BOT 1831
10 Rosalina Sónia ANG 1795
11 Rocha Valquiria ANG 1791
12 Oliveira Engrácia ANG 1663
13 Gabriel Irineia ANG 1488
14 Domingos Maria ANG 1451
15 Caxita Esperança ANG 0
16 João Delfina ANG 0
17 Pina Luzia ANG 0
18 Pires Henriqueta ANG 0
19 Sussu Margarida ANG 0

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