Manuel triumphs in 5th Pampilhosa da Serra and Portuguese Super Cup
GM Manuel Perez Candelário scored an unbeaten 8.0/9 to win 5th Pampilhosa da Serra International Open which is the most important Rapid tournament in Portugal. GM Jaime Latasa Santos also finished with the same score, however due to lower tie-break score, he was declared the runner-up. GM Karen Grigoryan scored 7.5/9 to finish at third position. 114 players participated from 11 different countries including 10 GMs in this one-day open rapid tournament held on 19th October 2019 at Villa Pampilhosa Hotel in Portugal. On Sunday 20th October, Portuguese Super Cup was held at the Municipal Market in the middle of a Vintage Car exhibition. Montemor-o-Novo became the National champions by winning the Portuguese Super Cup. Photo: GM António Fernandes
Manuel domination at Pampilhosa
GM Manuel Perez Candelário (ESP, 2451) scored an unbeaten 8.0/9 to win 5th Pampilhosa da Serra International Open, which is the most important Rapid tournament in Portugal. GM Jaime Latasa Santos (ESP, 2587) also scored an unbeaten 8.0/9, he was placed second according to the tie-break score. GM Karen Grigoryan (ARM, 2667) scored 7.5/9 to secured third position.
The most important rapid tournament of the country
By GM António Fernandes
Considered the most important rapid chess tournament in the country, the chess tournament organized with the support of the Municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra and the collaboration of the Portuguese Chess Federation completed this recognition as it was held in the excellent facilities of Villa Pampilhosa Hotel and has offered the participants and their companions good conditions by providing juice, water, coffee, tea and cakes throughout the tournament.
With good pecuniary conditions covering a huge range of participants, the tournament reached a good level due to the quality of the participants, but not only those who had good conditions, since the Municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra, offered all the companions the opportunity to enjoy a sightseeing tour, making known some of the magnificent places of nature from the many surroundings of this vast region. At the end of the closing ceremony, attended by the Vice-President of the Municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra, Dr. Jorge Custódio, he also toasted everyone present with a drink and a snack.
At the 5th Pampilhosa da Serra International Chess Open, 114 players participated, including 10 Grandmasters and 11 different countries. In addition to the many participants, there were several GMs present who expressed interest in participating in the next edition.
|1||7||GM||PEREZ CANDELARIO Manuel||ESP||2451||A.Xat - Montemor-O-Novo||8,0||0,5||52,5||56,5||49,00||7||9||8||5,19||2,81||20||56,2|
|2||3||GM||SANTOS LATASA Jaime||ESP||2587||A.Xat - Montemor-O-Novo||8,0||0,5||52,0||56,0||48,25||7||9||8||6,74||1,26||20||25,2|
|3||1||GM||GRIGORYAN Karen H.||ARM||2667||Gd Dias Ferreira||7,5||0,0||50,0||54,0||42,00||7||9||7,5||7,12||0,38||20||7,6|
|4||8||GM||GALEGO Luis Miguel A Brito||S50||POR||2436||Assembleia Figueirense||7,0||0,0||53,0||58,0||42,50||6||9||7||6,45||0,55||20||11,0|
|5||11||GM||FERNANDES António Manuel De A||S50||POR||2395||Ax Portugal / Atlantidiag||7,0||0,0||50,0||54,0||40,25||6||9||7||6,29||0,71||20||14,2|
|7||6||GM||SPRAGGETT Kevin Barry||S65||CAN||2481||Ax Portugal / Atlantidiag||6,5||0,0||49,5||53,5||36,25||5||9||6,5||7,23||-0,73||20||-14,6|
|8||5||GM||PETKOV Vladimir Ivanov||BUL||2531||Gd Dias Ferreira||6,5||0,0||49,5||53,0||34,25||6||9||6,5||7,17||-0,67||20||-13,4|
|9||2||GM||LARINO NIETO David||ESP||2620||Fórum Airão São João||6,5||0,0||47,5||51,5||35,50||5||9||6,5||7,59||-1,09||20||-21,8|
|10||19||NM||MARTINS Bruno André Leite||U18||POR||2196||A.Xat - Montemor-O-Novo||6,5||0,0||47,5||51,5||35,25||5||9||6,5||5,16||1,34||20||26,8|
|11||26||CM||GARCIA DORADO Alberto||ESP||2110||Aa De Coimbra||6,5||0,0||44,5||47,0||29,75||6||8||5,5||3,48||2,02||20||40,4|
|12||20||FM||REGO Pedro Filipe Pinho||POR||2177||A.Xat - Montemor-O-Novo||6,5||0,0||43,5||46,5||29,75||6||9||6,5||6,10||0,40||20||8,0|
|13||13||FM||VEIGA José Francisco Reis P N||U18||POR||2311||A.Xat - Montemor-O-Novo||6,0||0,0||50,0||54,0||31,75||5||9||6||5,80||0,20||20||4,0|
|14||15||IM||SOUSA André Miguel V Ventura||U20||POR||2258||Profigaia/ Escola Profiss||6,0||0,0||49,5||54,0||33,00||5||9||6||4,87||1,13||20||22,6|
|15||25||FM||CRUZ ALVAREZ DE RON Dan||ESP||2113||Ax Portugal / Atlantidiag||6,0||0,0||46,5||49,5||29,00||6||9||6||4,22||1,78||20||35,6|
AXAT de Montemor-o-Novo are the Portuguese Super Cup
On Sunday October 20, Municipal Market received an exhibition of classic cars, witnessed a battle of the Portuguese Super Cup between the clubs of the Associação Académica de Coimbra and AXAT de Montemor-o-Novo. The Montemor team ended up winning the match and adding this title to the National Champion and Portuguese Cup Winner.
Académica de Coimbra – AXAT Montemor-o-Novo 0.5 - 3.5
Individual board result
FM Daniel Taboas (Académica) – GM Jaime Latasa (AXAT) 0.5 - 0.5
GM Manuel Perez Candelário (AXAT) – FM Vasco Diogo (Académica) 1 - 0
Mário Morais (Académica) – FM José Francisco Veiga (AXAT) 0 - 1
NM Bruno Martins (AXAT) – Ricardo Araújo (Académica) 1 – 0