20th Torneo Magistral Internacional de Elgoibar

14th to 21st December in Elgoibar , Spain

The 20th Torneo Magistral Internacional de Elgoibar is being played from 14th to 21st December in Elgoibar, Spain. Ten players compete in the round robin tournament.

San Sebastian’s IM Argandoña Iñigo surprised the top seeded GM Oleg Korneev, winner of the six Elgoibar tournaments, and inflicted him a loss in the first round. Another Grandmaster tripped, as Euskadi and Gipuzkoa champion IM Alejandro Franco defeated Dragan Paunovic.

IM Mikel Huerga Leache is defending the trophy from the last year’s event.

Korneev

GM Oleg Korneev

Round 1 results:

IM Huerga Leache Mikel - GM Franco Ocampos Zenon ½ – ½

IM Franco Alejandro - GM Paunovic Dragan 1 – 0

IM Argandona Riveiro Inigo - GM Korneev Oleg 1 – 0

FM Astasio Lopez David - IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel ½ – ½

GM Mirzoev Azer - IM Larino David 1 – 0

Round 2 results:

GM Franco Ocampos Zenon - IM Larino David 0 – 1

IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel - GM Mirzoev Azer ½ – ½

GM Korneev Oleg - FM Astasio Lopez David 1 – 0

GM Paunovic Dragan - IM Argandona Riveiro Inigo ½ – ½

IM Huerga Leache Mikel - IM Franco Alejandro ½ – ½

Round 3 pairings:

IM Franco Alejandro - GM Franco Ocampos Zenon

IM Argandona Riveiro Inigo - IM Huerga Leache Mikel

FM Astasio Lopez David - GM Paunovic Dragan

GM Mirzoev Azer - GM Korneev Oleg

IM Larino David - IM Munoz Pantoja Miguel

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