First International Tournament in Guam, 18-22 February 2012
First International Tournament in Guam was held 18-22 February 2012

The first ever Guam International Chess Tournament was held as a FIDE-rated ten-player round robin at the Bayview Hotel in Tumon Guam 18-22 February 2012 under the auspices of Guam Echecs (Island Chess) and the Oceania Chess Confederation (OCC).

The co-winners of this inaugural event were Efren Manuel (GUM) and Leon Kempen (AUS) each scoring 7 points out of 9.

The Guam International Chess Tournament will become an annual FIDE-rated Open event in the Oceania Grand Prix from February 2013 onwards.

Many thanks to FIDE and the Asian Chess Federation for financial support.

NO.

PLAYER NAME

FEDERATION

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

TOTAL

PLACE

1

Tony Weller

AUS


0

½

1

½

½

0

1

0

1

5=

2

Efren Manuel

GUM

1


½

1

1

1

1

½

0

1

7

1=

3

Leon Kempen

AUS

½

½


0

1

1

1

1

1

1

7

1=

4

Miguel Herreros

GUM

0

0

1


0

0

0

0

1

1

3

8=

5

Anthony Witt

GUM

½

0

0

1


0

1

½

1

1

5

4th

6

Tony J Davis

AUS

½

0

0

1

1


1

½

1

1

6

3rd

7

Rene Buenaventura

GUM

1

0

0

1

0

0


0

1

1

4

7th

8

Gary Bekker

AUS

0

½

0

1

½

½

1


½

½

5=

9

Felix Lacno

GUM

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

½


½

3

8=

10

Fer David

GUM

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

½

½


1

10th

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