Brazil Chess Championship 2010 – Round Three

November 29 to December 8 in the city of Americana, Sao Paolo

The 77th Campeonato Brasileiro de Xadrez is taking place from November 29 to December 8, 2010, in the city of Americana / Sao Paolo. The playing venue is “SmartMall” near the ecological park of Americana. 12 players compete in the round robin tournament and the prize fund is R$10.000.

Four-time champion Rafael Leitao took an early lead but then slipped in round three against Alexandr Fier. All yesterday’s games finished with decisive results and now three players are sharing the lead with 2.5 points each. Results and standings bellow.

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Giovanni Vescovi

Giovanni Vescovi

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Rafael Leitao

Round 1 results:

FM Gonzalez Bolivar Ribeiro - GM Leitao Rafael 0 – 1

GM Fier Alexandr - FM Barreto Filho Carlos Alberto 1 – 0

FM Shumyatsky Victor - GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce 0 – 1

GM Vescovi Giovanni - IM Matsuura Everaldo ½ – ½

GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag - GM Milos Gilberto 1 – 0

IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael - FM Jatoba De Oliveira Reis Paulo 1 – 0

Round 2 results:

GM Leitao Rafael - FM Jatoba De Oliveira Reis Paulo 1 – 0

GM Milos Gilberto - IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael ½ – ½

IM Matsuura Everaldo - GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag ½ – ½

GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce - GM Vescovi Giovanni 0 – 1

FM Barreto Filho Carlos Alberto - FM Shumyatsky Victor 0 – 1

FM Gonzalez Bolivar Ribeiro - GM Fier Alexandr ½ – ½

Round 3 results:

GM Fier Alexandr - GM Leitao Rafael 1 – 0

FM Shumyatsky Victor - FM Gonzalez Bolivar Ribeiro 1 – 0

GM Vescovi Giovanni - FM Barreto Filho Carlos Alberto 1 – 0

GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag - GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce 0 – 1

IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael - IM Matsuura Everaldo 1 – 0

FM Jatoba De Oliveira Reis Paulo - GM Milos Gilberto 0 – 1

Round 3 standings:

1-3. GM Vescovi Giovanni 2622, GM Fier Alexandr 2572 and IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael 2491 – 2.5

4-6. GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce 2502, FM Shumyatsky Victor 2352 and GM Leitao Rafael 2626 – 2.0

7-8. GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag 2525 and GM Milos Gilberto 2596 – 1.5

9. IM Matsuura Everaldo 2490 – 1.0

10. FM Gonzalez Bolivar Ribeiro 2277 – 0.5

11-12. FM Jatoba De Oliveira Reis Paulo 2378 and FM Barreto Filho Carlos Alberto 2350 – 0

Round 4 pairings:

GM Leitao Rafael - GM Milos Gilberto

IM Matsuura Everaldo - FM Jatoba De Oliveira Reis Paulo

GM El Debs Felipe De Cresce - IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael

FM Barreto Filho Carlos Alberto - GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag

FM Gonzalez Bolivar Ribeiro - GM Vescovi Giovanni

GM Fier Alexandr - FM Shumyatsky Victor