Hoy, 30 de noviembre, cumpleaños del actual campeón mundial, Magnus Carlsen, se inicia en Sant Boi, la tercera edición de El Llobregat Open Chess Tournament; en el centro cívico de Can Massallera. Se juega por las tardes, a partir de las 17 horas, en nueve rondas, y finalizará el día 8 de diciembre.

Las rondas se podrán seguir por Internet, en directo, desde: www.elllobregat.com/chess

Ivan Cheparinov, born November 26, 1986 in Bulgaria, is a chess player who, at the young age of five, learned to play from his father and during his youth, progressed rapidly, leading to numerous achievements, including: Four-time Bulgarian Champion (2004, 2005, 2012 and 2018). In his youth, he won the Bulgarian Youth Championship in 2000. Later, in 2007, he won the European Championship and the Sigeman & Co. Tournament. In 2012 he placed first in the Politiken Cup, in 2013 he was second best player in his country and number 38 in the world but, in addition to many other achievements, he was an assistant to Veselin Topalov, who was World Champion in 2005. But not all are big milestones, but there are also controversies like the one that happened in 2008 for refusing to shake hands with Nigel Short before the game at the Tata Steel tournament, held in the Dutch city of Wijk aan Zee. It is believed that the cause of that action was due to Short criticizing Topalov in previous years.
We are pleased to have Yu Yangyi, Chinese chess champion of the year 2014, as one of the players in the third edition of the e///obregat Open Chess. Yu Yangyi, in addition to being champion of China, has achieved numerous podiums in tournaments such as: World Youth Chess Championship 2004 (first), Aeroflot Open 2007 (second), Asian Chess Championship 2009 (second), World Championship of Junior Chess 2013 (first), Qatar Masters Open 2014 (first), Capablanca Memorial 2015 (first), Qatar Masters Open 2015 (second), Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz 2019 (2019), etc. Not only are they podiums, but they are also medals and qualifiers. The first medal was gold in the Chinese team in the 41 Chess Olympiads and the second, also gold, was in these same Olympiads as the best third board. As for qualifiers, he was for his first World Cup in 2009 and six years later, he was in 2015. Yu obtained the first Grandmaster norm in May 2009 and the second also in that same month, yes, you read correctly, Yu achieved in the same month, two GM norms competing in only two tournaments. We can understand that Yu obtained the title of Grandmaster in 2009, at the young age of 14 years and 11 months.
Thursday, 03 November 2022 11:13

GM Francisco Vallejo leads the ranking

After closing registrations with almost 200 players in the absolute category, the five-time Champion of Spain GM Francisco Vallejo leads the ranking with 2716 ELO ahead of others Spanish players: Jaime Santos Latassa, Alvar Alonso Rosell or Daniel Alsina Leal.

Español (España) Cerramos inscripciones por aforo completo, a más de 50 días para comenzar el torneo. 190 jugadores inscritos, de los cuales 170 son titulados y 49 son Grandes Maestros. Un total de 40 países representados y una media de ELO de 2368, la más alta alcanzada en un torneo Abierto en Europa durante el 2022. ¡Nos vemos del 30 de noviembre al 8 de diciembre, en la tercera edición de El Llobregat Open Chess Tnmt!

Catalan (ca-ES) Tanquem inscripcions per aforament complet, a més de 50 dies per a començar el torneig. 190 jugadors inscrits, dels quals 170 són titulats i 49 són Grans Mestres. Un total de 40 països representats i una mitjana de ELO de 2368, la més alta aconseguida en un torneig Obert a Europa durant el 2022. Ens veiem del 30 de novembre al 8 de desembre, en la tercera edició de El Llobregat Open Chess Tnmt!

English (UK) We closed registrations for full capacity, more than 50 days to start the tournament. 190 players registered, of which 170 are titled and 49 are Grandmasters. A total of 40 countries represented and an average ELO of 2368, the highest reached in an Open tournament in Europe in 2022. See you from November 30 to December 8, in the third edition of El Llobregat Open Chess Tnmt!

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