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Georg Meier conquers chess tournament of the Americas

Georg Meier conquers chess tournament of the Americas

The great Uruguayan master Georg Meier

won the Continental Tournament of the Americas Absolute Chess

celebrated in style at the Emotion By Hodelpa hotel in this

city ​​with a special dedication to the president of the republic Luis

Abinader Corona.

Meier managed to win the successful sporting event after scoring eight

victories, two draws and only one defeat adding nine points out of eleven


In the last round Meier managed to tie with the great Cuban master

Carlos Albornoz in a very close game from the beginning to the end


The Cubano Alborroz had to settle for second place with 8.5

while the third position was occupied by the great Cuban master who

Fidel Corrales plays for the United States, who equalized in the final round

with Chilean GM Cristobal Henríquez.

Americans Josiah Stearman and Kirk Gasharian achieved the

fourth and fifth rungs, Cristobal Henríquez occupied the seventh place in

so much so that Gregory Kaidanov who dominated the first eight rounds of the

event finished in seventh place.

The most outstanding Dominicans in the last round were Josué

Araujo who defeated the great Master of the United States Robert Hungaski,

José Manuel Domínguez engaged with the Jamaican Christie Joshua and

Cristopher Guzmán prevailed over the Colombian Cristie Chiviri.

The president of the Dominican Chess Federation Pedro Domínguez

Brito accompanied by José Gabriel Jaquez, president of the committee

organizer and Braulio Ramírez handed out cash prizes to the

most outstanding athletes in the sports fair.

The successful sporting event will continue today with the realization of a

fast tournament with the participation of the best chess players that

participate in the sports fair.

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