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Magistral de Hebraica 2009

20-29th April, round robin of 9th FIDE category

The 6th Magistral de Hebraica is currently ongoing in Sao Paulo, Brasil. GM Alexandr Fier takes no break after claiming South America U20 Chess Championship and is top seeded player in this 9-games round robin tournament. Another local, GM Gilberto Milos, and guest from Israel, GM Alon Greenfeld, will present a tough challenge for the rest of the field seeking to fulfill Grandmaster norms.

Current Brazil chess champion IM Andre Diamant is also playing. The tournament is of 9th FIDE category, with average rating of 2464 elo points and concludes on 29th April.

Participant list:

1. GM Alexandr Fier – BRA 2595
2. GM Gilberto Milos – BRA 2585
3. GM Alon Greenfeld – ISR 2541
4. IM Andre Diamant – BRA 2506
5. IM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian – BRA 2503
6. IM Leandro Perdomo – ARG 2430
7. IM Marcus Vinicius Moreira Santos – BRA 2399
8. IM Herman C. Van Riemsdijk – BRA 2375
9. FM Luis Ernesto Rodi – ARG 2357
10. IM Leonardo Duarte – ARG 2349

Round 1 results:

Greenfeld Alon – Diamant Andre 1/2 D72
Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag – Milos Gilberto 0-1 B12
Santos Marcus Vinicius Moreira – Van Riemsdijk Herman C. 1/2 C56
Rodi Luis Ernesto – Duarte Leonardo 0-1 B48
Perdomo Leandro – Fier Alexandr 0-1 E15

Round 2 results:

Diamant Andre – Fier Alexandr 0-1 B80
Duarte Leonardo – Perdomo Leandro
Van Riemsdijk Herman C. – Rodi Luis Ernesto 1-0 C90
Milos Gilberto – Santos Marcus Vinicius Moreira 1/2 B37
Greenfeld Alon – Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag 1-0 A31


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