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Leon Luke Mendonca wins 1st Vezerkepzo IM Round-Robin

by Shahid Ahmed - 05/02/2021

India's 67th GM Leon Luke Mendonca won his first tournament of the year 1st Vezerkepzo IM Round-Robin as he scored 8.0/9, remained undefeated and finished a full point ahead of the field. He made a short draw in the final round with the eventual runner-up of the event GM Milan Pacher. Leon's unbeaten run helped him gain 3 rating points. His next event is First Saturday IM February 2021 Round-Robin which starts tomorrow Saturday 6th February 2021. Photo: GM Attila Czebe

Leon finishes a full point ahead

Brand Ambassador of Geno and Microsense, India's 67th and latest GM Leon Luke Mendonca won his first tournament of the year by scoring an unbeaten 8.0/9.

Leon in action against FM Mark Lyell in Round 6 | Photo: GM Attila Czebe

A short draw

Leon made a short draw in the final around against GM Milan Pacher as a draw was enough for him to win the tournament and finished a full point ahead of the competition.

Leon performed at 2571 and increased 3 Elo rating points

Leon with the participants of 1st Vezerkepzo Open and GM Attlia Czebe | Photo: GM Attila Czebe

Replay all Leon's games from the event

Final Standings after 9 Rounds

Rk.SNo NameFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2 nw-weKrtg+/-
IMMendonca Leon LukeIND25388,00,030,5090,31103,1
GMPacher MilanSVK23947,00,028,5090,67106,7
FMBodi TiborHUN23846,00,022,009-0,2220-4,4
FMPasti AronHUN21985,00,016,0091,022020,4
CMPapadiamandis ElliotFRA21344,00,516,7590,834033,2
FMLyell MarkENG21984,00,513,2590,02200,4
IMFarago SandorHUN21933,50,015,009-0,3910-3,9
Palczert BotondHUN20823,00,010,7590,404016,0
Lakatos TamasHUN21982,50,08,009-1,4840-59,2
Konyves AlmosHUN21312,00,06,759-1,1640-46,4


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