Bruzon wins Ibero-American Championship

by André Schulz
11/6/2015 – Lazaro Batista Bruzón won the Ibero-American Championships, which were played parallel to the Chess Masters Final in Bilbao. The Cuban started with 6.5/7 and finished with two draws to become sole winner with 7.5/9. Half a point behind followed five players with 7.0/9 each. Julio Granda Zuniga became second on tie-break, Axel Bachmann third. Pictures and games.

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Cuban grandmaster Lazaro Batista Bruzón

In the final round Lázaro Bruzón drew with Black against Alan Pichot - that was enough to win the tournament.

Top seed Paco Vallejo Pons finished on seventh place

The Ibero-American Championships, a nine round swisss tournament, attracted almost 100 players from Spain and Latin America.

Standings after 9 rounds

1 m Bruzon Batista, Lazaro CUB 7,5 41.5 48.5 53.0 2659
2 m Granda Zuniga, Julio E PER 7,0 44.0 51.5 56.0 2667
3 m Bachmann, Axel PAR 7,0 41.5 48.5 53.0 2593
4 m Del Rio De Angelis, Salvador G. ESP 7,0 41.0 48.5 52.5 2512
5 m Pichot, Alan ARG 7,0 40.0 47.5 51.5 2523
6 m Martinez Duany, Lelys Stanley CUB 7,0 38.0 45.0 48.0 2470
7 m Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 6,5 40.0 47.0 51.5 2684
8 m Santos Latasa, Jaime ESP 6,5 39.5 47.0 51.0 2518
9 m Fier, Alexandr BRA 6,0 43.5 50.5 55.0 2624
10 m Peralta, Fernando ARG 6,0 40.5 48.0 53.0 2563
11 m Trigo Urquijo, Sergio ESP 6,0 37.5 44.5 48.0 2362
12 m Fernandez Borrego, Pablo ESP 6,0 37.0 44.0 47.0 2410
13 m Roselli Mailhe, Bernardo URU 6,0 36.5 43.5 47.0 2411
14 m Medarde Santiago, Luis Marcos ESP 6,0 33.5 40.5 44.0 2324

... 93 players

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Pictures from the prize-giving ceremony

Leontxo Garcia greets guests and participants

Chess journalist Leontxo Garcia does much to make chess popular.

Arbiter Álvaro Rinaldo and Technical Director Juan Carlos Fernández

Axel Bachmann from Paraguay (left) receives the prize for third place from FIDE-Vice-President Georgios Makropoulos

Axel Bachmann and Julio Granda Zuniga, who became second, with Javier Ochoa

Leontxo Garcia congratulates the winner

Lázaro Bruzón with the traditional winners trophy! Standing next to him is Mikel Álvarez

The three winners

Bachmann, Bruzón, Granda

The new Ibero-American Champion

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Photos: Organizer

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