The 88th Chess Championship of Argentina took place from 25th August to 7th September at the Hotel Atrium Gualok – Resistencia – Roque Saenz Peña – Chaco. 14 players competed in the round robin event.
In the final two rounds Peralta defeated top rated opponents Flores and Felgaer.
Last year champion Martín Lorenzini finished mid-table with 6,5 points.
The Championship was organized by the Federacion Chaqueña de Ajedrez, the tournament director was IA Raul Bittel and the chief arbiter was IA Leandro Plotinsky.
1-2. GM Peralta Fernando 2609 and GM Flores Diego 2578 – 9,0
3-5. GM Valerga Diego 2490, GM Perez Ponsa Federico 2497 and GM Mareco Sandro 2561 – 7,5
6. GM Felgaer Ruben 2586 – 7,0
7-8. Lorenzini Martin 2487 and IM Iermito Sebastian 2473 – 6,5
9. IM Krysa Leandro 2422 – 6,0
10-11. IM Tristan Leonardo 2457 and GM Slipak Sergio 2444 – 5,5
12-13. FM Paveto Kevin 2343 and IM Liascovich Lucas 2447 – 5,0
14. IM Pierrot Facundo 2419 – 3,5
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