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🏆 XVI Carlos Torre Memorial (2003)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Vadim Markovich Milov, Yuniesky Quesada Perez, Thomas Luther, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez, Alonso Zapata, Holden Hernandez Carmenates, Juan Carlos Gonzalez Zamora, Gilberto Hernandez Guerrero, Jose Gonzalez Garcia, Luis Manuel Perez Rodriguez, Luis Fernando Ibarra Chami, Roman Hernandez, Amon Simutowe, Silvino Garcia Martinez, Dionisio Aldama Degurnay, Alvaro Blanco Fernandez, Roberto Martin del Campo, Jesper Norgaard, Rafael Emilio Espinosa Flores, Alberto Escobedo Tinajero, Uriel Capo Vidal, Guil Russek-Libni, Julian Estrada Nieto, Florentino Garmendez Gonzalez, Guillermo Dominguez Aguilar, Claudinelly Ancheyta Tejas, Jonathan Berry, Raul Ocampo Vargas, Ramon Huerta, Jason Alford Phillipe, Jorge Martin del Campo, Yadira Hernandez-Guerrero, Sebastian Predescu, Carlos Garmendez Gonzalez, Dante Tinajero Tristan, Juan Mario Rendon Arteaga, Jose Enrique Alayola Montanez, Luis Alonso Baez, Rafael Baltazar Pineda, Roberto Navarro Segura, Jose Ricardo Garcia Correa, Hrannar Baldursson, Jose Martinez Garcia, Yehudi Altamirano Gonzalez, Jean Beltran, Manuel Lopez Michelone

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
XVI Carlos Torre Memorial (2003)

The 9-round Swiss Open (Magistral) tournament of the 16th Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial took place in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, 12-20 December 2003. Rounds 3 & 4 were both played on 14 December. Rest day: 17 December. Most of the participants were rated above 2200. After six rounds the leading 12 players joined the Carlos Torre Memorial (2003) (Wimbledon) knockout tournament, from which the eighthfinal losers could rejoin the Open tournament's Round 7 on 18 December.

Vadim Markovich Milov (who rejoined from the Wimbledon eiththfinal) won with 7.5/9. Final standings (top 23 players, from TWIC):

1 Milov Vadim SUI GM 2574 7.5 2 Gonzalez Zamora Juan Carlos MEX FM 2473 7 3 Russek Libni Guil MEX IM 2365 6 4 Hernandez Guerrero Gilberto MEX GM 2538 6 5 Perez Rodriguez Luis Manuel CUB IM 2408 6 6 Hernandez Carmenate Holden CUB FM 2403 6 7 Norgaard Jesper DEN FM 2406 6 8 Escobedo Tinajero Alberto MEX IM 2366 6 9 Hernandez Roman CUB GM 2420 5.5 10 Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX IM 2449 5.5 11 Martin Del Campo Roberto MEX IM 2407 5.5 12 Berry Jonathan CAN FM 2269 5.5 13 Garmendez Gonzalez Florentino MEX IM 2391 5.5 14 Watanabe Akira JPN FM 2358 5.5 15 Estrada Nieto Julian MEX IM 2290 5.5 16 Dominguez Aguilar Guillermo MEX FM 2289 5 17 Garcia Martinez Silvino CUB GM 2380 5 18 Predescu Sebastian CAN FM 2196 5 19 Hernandez Andres Gustavo MEX 2311 5 20 Ibarra Chami Luis MEX 2091 5 21 Alonso Baez Luis MEX 1962 5 22 Navarro Segura Roberto MEX IM 2258 5 23 Leon Hoyos Manuel MEX FM 2303 5 (40 more players)

Official site: https://web.archive.org/web/2004020...
TWIC: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
FIDE: http://ratings.fide.com/tournament_...

Previous: Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2002). Next: Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2004). See also Carlos Torre Memorial (2003)

 page 3 of 3; games 51-70 of 70  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
51. R Martin del Campo vs J Garcia Correa  1-0442003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB01 Scandinavian
52. J Norgaard vs G Russek  ½-½212003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialC03 French, Tarrasch
53. M Leon Hoyos vs R Martin del Campo 0-1272003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB32 Sicilian
54. A Simutowe vs A B Fernandez 1-0232003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
55. A Ramirez Alvarez vs Roman Hernandez  1-0352003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
56. L Perez Rodriguez vs V Milov  0-1552003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB42 Sicilian, Kan
57. G Hernandez Guerrero vs D Aldama Degurnay  0-1262003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
58. A Escobedo Tinajero vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½192003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
59. G Hernandez Guerrero vs H H Hernandez  ½-½432003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
60. T Luther vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0402003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE10 Queen's Pawn Game
61. Y Quesada Perez vs J C Gonzalez Zamora  ½-½72003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB56 Sicilian
62. Roman Hernandez vs A Escobedo Tinajero  1-0502003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
63. R Martin del Campo vs L Perez Rodriguez  ½-½272003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialB56 Sicilian
64. H H Hernandez vs A Zapata 0-11022003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
65. R E Espinosa Flores vs G Hernandez Guerrero  ½-½112003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialC10 French
66. J Gonzalez Garcia vs A Simutowe  ½-½382003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
67. D Aldama Degurnay vs Y Quesada Perez ½-½72003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE17 Queen's Indian
68. J C Gonzalez Zamora vs T Luther ½-½92003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
69. V Milov vs A Ramirez Alvarez  ½-½112003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialD02 Queen's Pawn Game
70. J Alford Phillipe vs J Norgaard ½-½832003XVI Carlos Torre MemorialC78 Ruy Lopez
 page 3 of 3; games 51-70 of 70  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-21-03  shadowmaster: Some info on this tourney from the TWIC website: <The XVI Carlos Torre Memorial takes place in Merida in the Yucatan region of Mexico 12th-20th December 2003. 6 Round Swiss followed by a knockout. The top 12 in the Swiss qualified and were joined by Alexei Dreev, Boris Gelfand, Valery Filippov and Liviu-Deter Nisipeanu. Surprisingly Yuniesky Quezada (who beat both Gelfand and Filippov) won the event. Knockout has 2 90 minute games followed if needed by 2 15 minute games followed by sudden death 5 minute games.>
Aug-06-05  ArturoRivera: Luis Alonso Baez is a young mexican player who had won several times national tournaments, this player likes a lot the Kings indian and the Schveshnikov, i know the guy a bit, i traveled with him once and i have even played some blitz games against him.
Aug-23-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: About 170 games are out there, including the ones from round 7. CG now has 70 games from rounds 1-6.

The games from rounds 8 & 9 are apparently not available ... ?

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