Peruvian Grandmaster Julio Granda Zuniga took a clear first place in the 32nd Andorra International Chess Openthat was held on 19-27th July at the Sant Gothard Hotel in Erts (La Massana).

The 9-round Swiss event was organized by the Federació d’Escacs Valls d’Andorra.

Granda Zuniga completed the tournament with 7,5/9 points, half a point ahead of the chasing pack. He took the top prize of 2100 EUR. Full standings below.

Replay games with analysis

The organizers provided many side activities, such as Grand Prix (Blitz tournament) in “Plaça del Poble” (Andorra la Vella), Football tournament, Visit to Caldea – the largest SPA and leisure center in the south of Europe, Argentinian Dinner, BBQ in the pool, etc.

Official website

Final standings (top finishers):

1. Granda Zuniga Julio E GM PER 2674 – 7.5
2. Demuth Adrien IM FRA 2488 – 7
3. Gozzoli Yannick GM FRA 2529 – 7
4. Gretarsson Hjorvar Steinn GM ISL 2535 – 7
5. Tkachiev Vladislav GM FRA 2625 – 7
6. Almeida Quintana Omar GM CUB 2492 – 7
7. Vovk Andrey GM UKR 2616 – 6.5
8. Riff Jean-Noel IM FRA 2482 – 6.5
9. Jerez Perez Alfonso IM ESP 2374 – 6.5
10. Kogan Artur GM ISR 2548 – 6.5
11. Berkovich Mark A IM ISR 2339 – 6.5
12. Glud Jakob Vang IM DEN 2538 – 6.5
13. Arizmendi Martinez Julen Luis GM ESP 2553 – 6.5
14. Comas Fabrego Lluis GM ESP 2512 – 6.5
15. Zumsande Martin IM GER 2430 – 6.5

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