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GM Christian Bauer wins the strong tournament Vicente Bonil

GM Bauer ahead of 21 GMs and 33 titled players

Chessdom.com‘s commentator GM Christian Bauer won convincingly the 33rd edition of the strong tournament Vicente Bonil. GM Bauer came ahead of a strong group of titled players, among which the World Cup 2009 participant GM Iturrizaga, the German champion GM Daniel Fridman, the top seeded GM Kiril Georgiev, last year’s winner GM Mihai Suba , and a total of 21 GMs.

The tournament was a 8 rounds swiss system with rate of play 25 minutes per game. GM Bauer started with two realatively easy wins, but was surprised by GM Guliyev is round 3. From then on Bauer started rolling win after win. Before the last round he was sharing first GM Agrest and IM Ibarra. After a draw by GM Agrest in the last round and a direct match victory against IM Ibarra, GM Bauer took the first place.

This is the second victory of GM Bauer at the Vicente Bonil tournaments. The previous one was in the 2006 edition of the tournament. Today GM Bauer is back with his title and will be joining you for Chessdom live commentary.

Christian Bauer

The winner GM Christian Bauer in the first games of the competition

Kiril Georgiev

The top seeded GM Kiril Georgiev with a bithday on Saturday, the first day of the event

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Granada Zuniga with good performance

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The opening ceremony of Vicente Bonil

Final standings

1 GM BAUER Christian FRA 2594 7

2 GM AGREST Eugenij SWE 2588 6.5

3 GM GULIYEV Namig AZE 2514 6.5

4 IM IBARRA JEREZ Jose Carlos ESP 2518 6

5 GM GRANDA ZUÑIGA Julio E. PER 2640 6

6 GM CORNETTE Matthieu FRA 2577 6

7 GM UBILAVA Elizbar ESP 2526 6

8 GM LALIC Bogdan CRO 2503 6

9 GM DREEV Alexey RUS 2655 6

10 GM ITURRIZAGA Eduardo VEN 2605 6

11 GM FRIDMAN Daniel GER 2649 5.5

12 GM RIVAS PASTOR Manuel ESP 2525 5.5

13 IM DOLEZAL Cristian ARG 2405 5.5

14 GM DJURIC Stefan SRB 2411 5.5

15 GM HAMDOUCHI Hichem FRA 2590 5

16 GM PLASKETT Harold James ENG 2495 5

17 GM MILOV Vadim SUI 2652 5

18 GM HERNANDEZ CARMENATES Holden CUB 2564 5

19 IM LARIÑO NIETO David ESP 2467 5

20 FM PEREZ MITJANS Orelvis CUB 2438 5

21 IM MORENO TRUJILLO Alejandro ESP 2434 5

22 GM SUBA Mihai ROM 2471 5

23 IM CLAVERIE Raul ARG 2384 5

24 GM GEORGIEV Kiril BUL 2672 5

25 GM KORNEEV Oleg RUS 2571 5

26 GM RIZOUK Aimen ALG 2500 5

27 GM ANDERSSON Ulf SWE 2582 5

28 PUERTAS MARTIN Savins ESP 1985 5

29 IM KOVACEVIC Slobodan SRB 2379 4.5

30 GM LIBISZEWSKI Fabien FRA 2518 4.5

31 IM KARIM Ismael MAR 2347 4.5

32 ARBOLEDAS FERNANDEZ Antonio Ab ESP 2072 4.5

33 LOPEZ PEREZ Juan Pedro ESP 1915 4.5

34 MARTINEZ RUBI Alberto ESP 2025 4.5

35 ALVAREZ MORALES Miguel ESP 2077 4.5

36 LOPEZ PEREZ Jose Joaquin ESP 2025 4.5

37 RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ Sergio ESP 1766 4.5

38 FOMANI Mehdi ESP 2032 4.5

39 SANCHEZ LOPEZ Sergio ESP 1819 4.5

40 ASTURIANO MOLINA Francisco Jav ESP 2125 4

41 IM GRANERO ROCA Antonio ESP 2450 4

42 FM CANO SANCHEZ Josue ESP 2314 4

43 PINTOR AVILA Antonio ESP 1917 4

44 CANTOS CONEJERO Jose Miguel ESP 2053 4

45 GARCIA MARTINEZ Marcos ESP 1649 4

46 MORATA SANCHEZ Miguel Angel ESP 0 4

47 GARCIA MARTINEZ Joaquin ESP 0 4

48 MENA HERNANDEZ Diego ESP 1772 4

49 SOTO FEBRER Francisco Jose ESP 1886 4

50 RUBIO TAPIA Jose Juan ESP 2125 4

Total: 94 players

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