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Carlos Torre Repetto International Chess Tournament

The Cuban GMs Lázaro Bruzón, Yunieski Quesada and Isán Ortiz, the top 3 players in Cuba after Leinier Dominguez, will take part in the XXV edition of the Carlos Torre Repetto International Chess Tournament, from 13th to 20th this month, in Yucatán, Mexico.

Bruzón, is considered the 2nd player of the Island and the 3rd in Latin America for his 2677 Elo; Quesada, displays 2639 points, the 2nd highest Elo he has achieved in his career, while Ortiz, the current champion of Cuba, shows 2608 units.

Moreover, Bruzón and Quesada are two of the Cubans who have achieved crowned in the history of these events; Bruzón in 2005 and Quesada in 2003, respectively.

For this edition, Cuba will present a broad delegation of 25 chess players, which also includes GMs Arián Abreu, last year's winner, veteran Jesus Nogueiras, who won in 1997, and the lady GMs Lisandra Ordaz (2345), the highest Elo player in Cuba, and Yaniet Marrero (2338).

Among local rivals are the Peruvian GM Emilio Córdova, champion in 2010, Mexican GM Manuel León Hoyos, main player of his country, and Juan Carlos Gonzáles, as well as Colombian veteran GM Alonso Zapata.

Edited by Juan Leandro
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