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Sebastian superb at XVI Calvia Amateur Open

by Shahid Ahmed - 22/10/2019

Fourth seeded FM Sebastian Massanet of Spain scored an unbeaten 7.5/9 and finished a half point ahead of the runner-up to win XVI Calvia Amateur Open. Top seed of the tournament Hendrik Reichmann and Henk-Jan Visser, both scored 7.0/9. They were placed second and third respectively. Total 137 players participated from 20 different countries including Spain. The only participant from India was Krithigga K, she gained a massive 143 Elo rating points. The festival included Blitz tournament, Master Class and Simultaneous Exhibition by GM Juan Bellon Lopez along with the main tournament. Photo: Sergio Estremera

Sebastian wins his third tournament in three months

FM Sebastian Massanet of Spain scored an unbeaten 7.5/9 to win XVI Calvia Amateur Open. Sebastian won €1300 and a very cute trophy in the shape of the tournament logo.

Sebastian receives his champion's trophy and €1300 cash | Photo: Sergio Estremera

Sebastian's undefeated run earned 22 Elo rating points

Sebastian's best win was in the penultimate round of the tournament against Jerrel Thakoerdien (NED, 2149).

Blitz Champion - Adrian Ponce (ESP, 2157) scored 7.5/9 to win a beautiful champion's trophy and ChessBase 15 | Photo: Sergio Estremera

Photo Gallery

Top board game in progress | Photo: Sergio Estremera

Legendary Pia Cramling's daughter Anna Cramling in action against Marine Zschischang (GER, 2052) in round seven | Photo: Sergio Estremera

GM Juan Bellon Lopez's Master Class in session | Photo: Sergio Estremera

Master Class by IM Mellado | Photo: Sergio Estremera

The podium finishers in open | Photo: Sergio Estremera

The podium finishers in blitz | Photo: Sergio Estremera

The tournament hall | Photo: Sergio Estremera

The only Indian to participate in the tournament was Krithigga K, she gained 143 Elo rating points and also won best under-1800 prize | Photo: Sergio Estremera

XVI Calvia Chess Festival tournament poster | Photo: Sergio Estremera

Total 137 players participated from 20 different countries including Spain in the XVI Calvia Chess Festival held at Mallorca, Spain from 5th to 13th October 2019.

Final Standings

Rk.SNo NameFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 
Massanet Massanet SebastianESP22527,546,039,550,0
Reichmann HendrikGER23417,046,039,548,0
Visser Henk-JanNED21847,045,539,049,5
Scherer HelmutGER22786,547,540,552,0
Amengual Perello JordiESP20876,546,039,550,0
Hristodorescu DanielROU21026,546,039,050,5
Gallego Bergada AntoniESP21776,545,538,049,0
Borovnica TihomirDEN22316,545,038,549,5
Lacrosse MarcBEL21726,542,536,047,0
Jekabsons IvarsLAT21196,542,035,544,5
Voiteanu GabrielROU21196,048,041,052,0
Thakoerdien JerrelNED21496,047,039,551,5
De Boer BasNED21426,046,038,549,5
Ermachenko ManuelESP19686,045,539,549,0
Tscharotschkin MichaelGER21986,045,539,049,5
Zschischang MarineGER20526,045,539,049,5
Zschischang GunnarGER21036,043,537,047,5
Mazanek KamilCZE20776,041,534,545,0
Gavrish LeonidUKR20346,041,534,044,5
Moreno Garcia AlfonsoESP19646,041,034,543,5

Complete standings


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