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Eduardas Rozentalis Claims 3rd Magistral Ciudad de Asunción Copa Roggio

10-players round robin in Asunción, Paraguay

GM Eduardas Rozentalis justified his status of the top-seed at the 3rd Magistral Ciudad de Asunción Copa Roggio, and won the tournament by collecting 7.0 points from nine games. In the final round Rozentalis drew Bolivian GM Oswaldo Zambrana. The playing venue was La Pergola Garden Restaurant in Asuncion, Paraguay.

The only challenger for the tournament’s trophy, GM Ivan Morovic, split the point with GM Andres Rodriguez and remained second, half a point behind the winner. Meanwhile, GM Axel Bachmann didn’t want to trouble IM Nahuel Diaz Hollemaert on the way of achieving the GM norm, and the peace treaty was signed following the well-known moves repetition in the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez.

Paraguay Rozentalis vs Zambrana

Eduardas Rozentalis vs Oswaldo Zambrana

Paraguay Bachmann vs Diaz

Axel Bachmann vs Nahuel Diaz Hollemaert

Paraguay Delgado vs Mareco

Neuris Delgado vs Sandro Mareco

Paraguay Cubas vs Kropff

Fernando Cubas vs Ricardo Kropff

Paraguay Zenon Franco y Oscar Franco

GM Zenon Franco and Oscar Franco

Round 9 results:
GM Morovic Fernandez Ivan – GM Rodriguez Vila Andres ½ – ½
GM Bachmann Axel – IM Diaz Hollemaert Nahuel ½ – ½
GM Delgado Ramirez Neuris – IM Mareco Sandro ½ – ½
GM Rozentalis Eduardas – GM Zambrana Oswaldo ½ – ½
IM Cubas Jose Fernando – IM Kropff Ricardo 1 – 0

Final standings:
1. GM Rozentalis Eduardas LTU 2618 – 7.0
2. GM Morovic Fernandez Ivan CHI 2552 – 6.5
3. IM Diaz Hollemaert Nahuel ARG 2451 – 6.0
4. GM Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2502 – 5.0
5. GM Zambrana Oswaldo BOL 2504 – 4.0
6. GM Bachmann Axel PAR 2563 – 4.0
7. IM Mareco Sandro ARG 2535 – 4.0
8. IM Cubas Jose Fernando PAR 2462 – 4.0
9. GM Delgado Ramirez Neuris COL 2595 – 3.0
10. IM Kropff Ricardo PAR 2300 – 1.5

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