16th Carlos Torre Memorial


The 16th Carlos Torre Memorial took place in Merida of Mexico between 12th and 20th of December 2003. It was a tournament using 9 round swiss system.
Top 12 players after round 6 joined Dreev, Gelfand, Nisipeanu and Filipov in a knockout two games at 90 30 per match games

Final

GM Valerij Filippov (Rus) 2630 0.5-1.5 IM Yuniesky Quezada (Cub) 2475

Knockout Semi-Final

GM Valerij Filippov (Rus) 2630 1.5-0.5 GM Alonso Zapata (Col) 2472
GM Boris Gelfand (Isr) 2703 0.5-1.5 IM Yuniesky Quezada (Cub) 2475

Knockout Round 2

GM Alonso Zapata (COL) 2472 1.5-0.5 GM Rafael Espinosa (MEX) 2415
GM Valerij Filippov (RUS) 2630 1.5-0.5 GM Amon Simutowe (ZAM) 2424
GM Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2703 2-0 GM Dionisio Aldama (MEX) 2447
GM Liviu-Deter Nisipeanu (ROM) 2675 2-3 GM Yuniesky Quesada (CUB) 2475

Knockout Round 1

GM Alexei Dreev (RUS) 2705 0.5-1.5 IM Rafael Espinosa (MEX) 2415
FM Juan Carlos González (MEX) 2510 2.5-3.5 GM Alonso Zapata (COL) 2472
GM Valerij Filippov (RUS) 2630 2-0 MI Manuel Pérez (CUB) 2427
GM Vadim Milov (SUI) 2574 0-2 IM Amon Simutowe (ZAM) 2424
GM Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2703 1.5-0.5 GM Gilberto Hernandez (MEX) 2538
IM Alejandro Ramírez (CRC) 0.5-1.5 IM Dionisio Aldama (MEX) 2447
GM Liviu-Deter Nisipeanu (ROM) 2675 3-1 GM Román Hernández (CUB) 2415
GM Tomas Luther (GER) 2580 2-3 IM Yuniesky Quesada (CUB) 2475


Standings after 6 rounds
:
1 Milov Vadim SUI GM 2574 5.5 2 Luther Thomas GER GM 2580 4.5 3 Gonzalez Zamora Juan Carlo MEX FM 2510 4.5 4 Ramirez Alvarez Alejandro CRC IM 2483 4.5 5 Quesada Perez Yuniesky CUB IM 2475 4.5 6 Zapata Alonso COL GM 2472 4.5 7 Aldama Degournay Dionisio CUB IM 2447 4.5 8 Simutowe Amon ZAM IM 2424 4.5 9 Hernandez Guerrero Gilbert MEX GM 2538 4 10 Gonzalez Garcia Jose MEX IM 2449 4 11 Perez Rodriguez Luis Manue CUB IM 2427 4 12 Hernandez Roman CUB GM 2415 4 13 Espinosa Rafael MEX IM 2415 4 14 Martin Del Campo Roberto MEX IM 2407 4 15 Garmendez Gonzalez Florent MEX IM 2391 4 16 Russek Libni Guil MEX IM 2365 4 17 Garcia Silvino CUB GM 2350 4 18 Hernandez Andres Gustavo MEX 2311 4 19 Dominguez Aguilar Guillerm MEX FM 2289 4

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