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Shirov Wins The Buenos Aires Masters

Shirov Wins The Buenos Aires Masters

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:

Name Nat Elo Pts
1 Shirov Alexei LAT 2698 5.5
2 Felgaer Ruben ARG 2572 4.5
3 Lemos Damian ARG 2538 4.0
3 Mareco Sandro ARG 2583 4.0
4 Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2532 3.5
5 Valerga Diego ARG 2487 2.5
5 Flores Diego ARG 2604 2.5
6 Slipak Sergio ARG 2453 1.5

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Left to right: Ruben Felgaer, Damian Lemos, Diego Valerga, Alexei Shirov, Diego Flores, Sandro Mareco, Sergio Slipak and Andres Rodriguez

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Photo from the official website.

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