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  • Submitted by: Luis Manuel Mazorra
  • 01 / 04 / 2012

It has already been published the first world chess ranking in this year 2012, which the Cubans Leinier Dominguez and Lazaro Bruzon are the first in Latin America. Elo coefficients place them among the best in our region.

Dominguez raised his rating to 2730, personal record and the Cuban chess is in the world rankings place 21, the highest ranking it has had on the list of the world that continues to lead the Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen with 2835 points.

For its part Lázaro Bruzón reached 2691, its second highest record in his chess career and is located at number 55 ranking.

During 2011Leiner Dominguez stepped in six international tournaments he accumulated 25 wins, 24 draws and only six losses, two to the Vietnamese Le QuamLiem and two to the Russian player DmitryAndreikin.

His best results were achieved in the zonal tournament which was crowned champion, second place in the Spice Cup was played in Texas and the Team Championship of Spain where he was the best player of the tournament, totaling five points in six games.

Participated in eight events Bruzon with a record of 35 wins, 30 tables and 11 losses, won the Continental Championship in Mexico and John Macgregor in Bogota, Colombia, was third in the Copa America in Uruguay, fourth in the tournament in Baku sixth in the Memorial Karpov.

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