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IM Humberto Blanco wins ITT OAV Metro de Caracas

Cuban IM Humberto Blanco obtained the highest honors at the ITT OAV Round Robin Metro de Caracas “Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda” that took place on 3rd – 7th April 2013 in the auditorium of the Venezuelan Olympic Commitee in Caracas.

Blanco, who comes from Las Tunas, got an undefeated performance in the competition valid for IM norms after obtaining 6.5 points after 4 victories and 5 draws.

Half a point behind the leader, in shared second place, finished Cuban IM Richard Leyva y NM Ariel Marichal. Leyva got second place on tie-breaks.

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Cuban IM Humberto Blanco

Info by FIDE Arbiter Ely Saul Sequera

Clasificación Final:

1 IM Blanco Ronquillo Humberto L. CUB 2419 6.5
2 IM Leyva Proenza Richard CUB 2367 6.0
3 NM Marichal Gonzalez Ariel CUB 2295 6.0
4 FM Ravelo Gil Eddy CUB 2414 5.5
5 MK Teran Abreu Lisyender VEN 2121 4.0
6 NM Guerrero Andres VEN 2248 4.0
7 NM Castro Jose Luis VEN 2258 4.0
8 IM Boada Wiston VEN 2249 3.5
9 IM Gascon Jose Rafael VEN 2266 3.5
10 FM Merritt Mario TRI 2083 2.0

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