Dominguez Wins Capablanca Memorial

Dominguez Wins Capablanca Memorial

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jun 19, 2009, 10:02 AM |
8 | Chess Event Coverage

The 44th Capablanca Memorial tournament was held in Havana from 8-18 June.

In the elite group, Leinier Dominguez (pictured) was the top seed, and he won the 6-player double round-robin event with a score of 6.5/10.  Dominguez clinched the victory with an impressive final round win against his nearest rival, Georg Meier of Germany.

All of Dominguez' wins are shown below.

The official tournament website is here.  The final standings were:

Dominguez Perez, Leinier (CUB)  2721  6½  
Savchenko, Boris (RUS)  2655  5½ 
Meier, Georg (GER)  2641  5
Khenkin, Igor (GER)  2630  4½ 
Bruzon Batista, Lazaro (CUB)  2617  4½ 
Timofeev, Artyom (RUS)  2677  4

 

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