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🏆 Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2003)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Vadim 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 Onna, 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 Chess Event Description
Carlos Torre Memorial Open (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 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)

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 70  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Hernandez Guerrero vs Y Hernandez Guerrero 1-0302003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
2. J Garcia Correa vs L Perez Rodriguez  0-1352003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB89 Sicilian
3. J Norgaard vs J Beltran  1-0422003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
4. H Baldursson vs R Martin del Campo  1-0542003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB53 Sicilian
5. J Martinez Garcia vs H Hernandez Carmenates  0-1392003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
6. A Simutowe vs J Alayola Montanez 1-0242003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
7. D Aldama Degurnay vs S Predescu 1-0332003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. U Capo Vidal vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1402003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. R Baltazar Pineda vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½502003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. A Ramirez Alvarez vs J Rendon Arteaga  1-0382003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. T Luther vs J Berry  1-0382003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenC60 Ruy Lopez
12. R Navarro Segura vs Milov  0-1342003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB41 Sicilian, Kan
13. C Garmendez Gonzalez vs J C Gonzalez Zamora  0-1362003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenA04 Reti Opening
14. A Zapata vs J Martin del Campo  1-0342003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB57 Sicilian
15. R Ocampo Vargas vs A Zapata  0-1292003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. L Alonso Baez vs J Norgaard ½-½1032003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
17. M Lopez Michelone vs A Simutowe  0-1302003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. A Blanco Fernandez vs T Luther  0-1252003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Milov vs G Hernandez Guerrero 1-0312003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. R Martin del Campo vs R Baltazar Pineda  ½-½222003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
21. R Hernandez Onna vs H Baldursson 1-0152003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
22. R E Espinosa Flores vs L Ibarra Chami  ½-½252003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenC02 French, Advance
23. S Garcia Martinez vs A Ramirez Alvarez  0-1332003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenB33 Sicilian
24. J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Dominguez Aguilar 0-1622003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenE61 King's Indian
25. H Hernandez Carmenates vs D Tinajero Tristan 1-0542003Carlos Torre Memorial OpenC03 French, Tarrasch
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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.
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  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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