Wednesday, 30 May 2012 10:12
The Magistral Ciudad de Buenos Aires will take place between 28th May and 3rd June and will feature the stellar presence of the elite player Alexei Shirov, who was once rated 4th in the world rankings.
With the best players of Argentine and Uruguayan champion Andres Rodriguez the tournament has average elo of 2558, reaching Category 13 according to FIDE.
Playing venue: Head of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Casa de la Cultura, Avenida de Mayo 575, City of Buenos Aires.
1 GM Alexei Shirov LAT 2698
2 GM Diego Flores ARG 2604
4 GM Sandro Mareco ARG 2583
3 GM Ruben Felgaer ARG 2572
5 GM Damian Lemos ARG 2538
6 GM Andres Rodriguez Vila URU 2532
7 GM Diego Valerga ARG 2487
8 GM Sergio Slipak ARG 2453
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Tournament Director: Mr. Mario Petrucci
Arbiters: AIs Leandro Plotinsky, Mario Zilli and Beatriz Liendro