Kramnik surprises in Berlin by Coach IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes
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Kramnik surprises in Berlin by Coach IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes

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Kramnik surprises in Berlin

The GM and Ex-Champion of the World, the Russian Vladimir Kramnik, started with an unexpected force the Candidates Tournament that started in Germany. After three rounds, he leads with 2.5, followed by GMs Fabiano Caruana of USA and Azeri Shakriyar Mamedyarov; to follow with 1.5 the GMs Ding Liren of China and Alexander Grischuk, with 1 surprises the favorite Armenian GM Levon Aronian and the Russian GM Sergey Karjakin and of last figure the American GM Wesley So with 0,5. The event has shown a great level of struggle, with games of very high technical level.

At the national level we highlight the triumph of the National Champion, MI Oscar Zavarce, in the WITT "Isla de Margarita". The Larense accumulated 7 points out of 9 possible and overcame MF Kelvin Sanchez in the Tie-Breaking System, third place MI Julio Ostos finished with 6 points. Today, the "Manuel Belmonte" Tournament starts at 4 pm at the Galician Brotherhood, which will be played under the Swiss System at 5 Rounds, with a Reflection time of 60 minutes with 30 seconds increase. The event is organized by the enthusiastic leaders Juan Amaro and Ángel Matos.

Let's see next the brilliant victory obtained by Kramnik with black pieces, against Aronian in the third round, in which he shows his excellent theoretical preparation and deep understanding of Chess.

For any question or query please write to the email

Juan Armando Röhl Montes

Internacional Master of Chess
Coach to Active Kids in Hong Kong
MBA Sports & Management, Manager of Entities, Facilities and Sports 
Master in Business Administration and Management
Phone: +(852) 55016660