Ilmars Starostits dominates 15th International Open GEMA63
GM Ilmars Starostits scored an unbeaten 8.0/9 to win International Open GEMA63. IM Diego Espineira Gonzalez secured second position with a score of 7.0/9. GM Arian Gonzalez Perez scored 6.5/9 to be placed third. Starostits also scored an unbeaten 9.5/11 to win 3rd International Open Blitz GEMA63. Both IM Jose Luis Gonzalez Trigal and FM Luis Marcos Medarde Santiago finished with 9.0/11 each and they were placed second and third respectively. Total 33 players participated in the open event from four federations including Spain comprising of two GMs, three IMs and a FM. The tournament was held from 2nd to 7th January 2020 at Mondariz Balneario, Spain. Photo: Manuel Enrique Outerelo Ucha
Ilmars Starostits wins 1st International Open GEMA63
GM Starostits Ilmars (LAT, 2492) scored an unbeaten 8.0/9 to win International Open GEMA63 and finish a full point ahead of the competition. IM Diego Espineira Gonzalez (ESP, 2327) finished at second place with a score of 7.0/9. GM Arian Gonzalez Perez (FID, 2478) scored 6.5/9 to secure third position.
Ilmars wins Blitz too
GM Ilmars Starostits (LAT, 2439) scored an unbeaten 9.5/11, finished a half point ahead of the competition to GEMA63 International Blitz open. Both IM Jose Luis Gonzalez Trigal (ESP, 2315) and FM Luis Marcos Medarde Santiago (ESP, 2183) finished with 9.0/11 and they were placed second and third respectively according to their tie-break scores.
The 15th International Chess Festival GEMA63 was held in the Galician town of Mondariz Balneario and consisted of two tournaments - Ist International Chess Open GEMA63 from 2nd to 7th January 2020 in which 33 players participated from four different federations including Spain comprising of two GMs, three IMs and a FM. IIIrd Blitz GEMA63 International Chess Tournament took place on 4th January 2020 with a time control of 3 minutes + 2 seconds.
The organization of the festival thanks all the players for their presence in the tournaments and invites them to the next edition of the festival.
Final Standings in Open
|2||4||IM||Espineira Gonzalez Diego||ESP||2327||C. Ajedrez Padron||7,0||41,5||46,0||49,5|
|3||2||GM||Gonzalez Perez Arian||FID||2478||Liceo de Ourense||6,5||41,5||46,5||51,0|
|4||7||Villar Perez Samuel||ESP||2166||C. Xadrez Rianxo||6,0||40,0||44,5||48,5|
|5||5||FM||Medarde Santiago Luis Marcos||ESP||2287||C. Ajedrez Padron||5,5||43,5||48,0||50,5|
|6||3||IM||Gonzalez Trigal Jose Luis||ESP||2369||C. Casino Beniajan||5,5||41,5||46,0||50,0|
|6||IM||Rodriguez Lopez Rafael||S50||ESP||2212||GAL||5,5||41,5||46,0||50,0|
|8||10||Del Prado Rodriguez Xulio||U12||ESP||2102||C. Chantadino Xadrez||5,5||39,0||42,5||45,0|
|9||12||Rodriguez Ferreiros Andres||U16||ESP||2047||Xadrez Fontecarmoa||5,5||32,0||34,5||36,5|
|10||9||Fernandez Lopez Ruben||U14||ESP||2135||EXP||5,0||41,0||45,5||48,0|
Final Standings in Blitz
|2||4||IM||Gonzalez Trigal Jose Luis||ESP||2315||Casino Beniajan||9,0||74,0||68,5||63,0|
|3||5||FM||Medarde Santiago Luis Marcos||ESP||2183||C. Ajedrez Padron||9,0||72,5||68,0||62,5|
|4||3||IM||Espineira Gonzalez Diego||ESP||2316||C. Ajedrez Padron||8,0||73,5||68,5||63,5|
|5||11||Rodriguez Ferreiros Andres||ESP||1615||Xadrez Fontecarmoa||7,0||71,5||69,5||64,0|