Two triumphant generations by IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes
Pia Cramling, Tradewise executive director James Humphreys and Levon Aronian at the awards ceremony. | Photo: Maria Emelianova /

Two triumphant generations by IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes

IM juanrohl
Feb 10, 2018, 5:21 PM |

Two triumphant generations
The Armenian GM Levon Aronian triumphed in an extraordinary way in the Gibraltar Open, after finishing tied with the GMs Maxime Vachier Lagrave of France, the American Hikaru Nakamura and the Hungarian Richard Rapport. Aronian managed to prevail in the tiebreakers (where usually happens that only one Champion emerges) showing an excellent level of play that profiles him as one of the favorites for the Candidates Tournament, which will start in Berlin next March. From this event, will emerge the next challenger to the world title held by the Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen since 2013.

Good news for National Chess was the brilliant victory of National Master Salvador Diaz Carias in XXVIII IRT Classic "FISS", held in the city of San Cristóbal. The 84-year-old veteran Maestro showed his great class and quality, as well as the enthusiastic chess player, friend and illustrious Trujillano Ángel Oviedo Araujo in social networks. In the Tournament "Circuito ITT FVA", the MFs Ronald Brizuela and the Colombian Esteban Valderrama won; in the Magisterial Tournament won the CM Reivis Brizuela.

Let's see an instructional Pawns Endgame, played with black pieces by the Brazilian GM Jaime Sunye Neto, against the Armenian GM Rafael Vaganian, in the Interzonal Tournament of Rio de Janeiro in 1979. After the 60th move of the black, the position was reached which reflects the Diagram.