Shirov Wins The Buenos Aires Masters
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Alexei Shirov won the Magistral Ciudad de Buenos Aires tournament which took place from 28 May - 3 June.
The competition was an 8-player single round-robin with 6 Argentinian Grandmasters and the Uruguayan GM Andres Rodriguez.
Shirov was the star attraction and lived up to his billing by scoring an undefeated 5½/7 to win by a clear point.
The time control was 90 minutes plus a 30 second increment from the start.
The final standings:
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Left to right: Ruben Felgaer, Damian Lemos, Diego Valerga, Alexei Shirov, Diego Flores, Sandro Mareco, Sergio Slipak and Andres Rodriguez
Photo from the official website.