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The Blitz Tournament of the America's

Saturday, August 15, 2020

 

The Blitz Tournament of the America's

Saturday, August 15 on chess.com

 

Promote high quality chess in the Latin American community

and bring masters together from all over the Americas.

 

Join us on Saturday August 15th as we unite the chess masters of North and South America in a celebration of online chess and the power of chess to empower and unite cultures.

The Blitz Tournament of the Americas is a free online blitz event open to any titled player from North or South America.

Organized by the Mechanics' Institute in partnership with Kmada Chess and Chess Sin Fronteras, this free event will be broadcast both in English and Spanish. 

 

Tournament Details:

  • Date: Saturday August 15 @3:00PM Pacific Time, 15:00PST
  • Format: 9SS G/3 +2
  • One open section, open to any titled player, either FIDE or by players National Federation.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Chief TD: FA Dr. Judit Sztaray, Asst. TD: FA Abel Talamantez
  • Mission: To promote high quality chess in the Latin American community and bring masters together in competition from all over the Americas. 
Join us in helping bring communities together through chess, and helping showcase the power of chess to inspire, empower, and overcome. 
 
Follow the tournament through the club: https://www.chess.com/club/the-blitz-tournament-of-the-americas

 

Tentative players as of 8/5 6PM:

  Title First Last Country FIDE rating Chesscom
1 GM Cristhian Arnaldo Cruz Sanchez Peru 2568 cristhiancruzsanchez
2 GM Conrad Holt USA 2549 dretch
3 GM Omar Almeida Quintana Cuba 2535 GMALMEIDA
4 IM Christopher Yoo USA 2455 ChristopherYoo
5 GM Enrico Sevilano USA 2446 taxidermist
6 IM Andrew Hong USA 2444 SpeedofLight0
7 FM Cristian Vitier Cuba 2406 RobinsonVV93
8 IM Santiago Avila Pavas Colombia 2393 caracternin123
9 FM Jerzy Jesus Perez Leiva Venezuela 2384 jjplo3
10 IM Lisandro Fernandez Reyes Ecuador 2379 Fernandez1983
11 IM Keaton Kiewra USA 2371 keaton87
12 FM Julio Cesar Diaz Rosas Mexico 2367 xberli
13 IM Ladia Jirasek USA 2361 lrjchess
14 FM Josiah Stearman USA 2349 josiwales
15 FM Kyron Griffith USA 2346 KyronGriffith
16 FM Eric Li USA 2334 wepkins
17 FM Winston Cu Hor Guatemala 2333 Chesswinss
18 FM Balaji Daggupati USA 2331 chess2thesun
19 FM Gerardo Gracia Alvarez Mexico 2308 blitzking642
20 NM Conrado Diaz Phillipines 2273 canonjamaicaella
21 FM Lenin Gonzalez Arroyo Mexico 2250 Tendepa
22 NM Jorge de Jesus Perez Marimon Cuba 2244 jorgeperr
23 WIM AnnLindsay Chumpitaz Chumpitaz Carbajal Peru 2244 Alindsay211
24 FM Ezra Chambers Burundi 2231 SelfishShellfish
25 FM Javier Benitez Lozano Mexico 2220 shnitez
26 FM Andy Lee USA 2219 falsenarwhal
27 NM Jeevan Karamsetty USA 2206 NMJeevanK
28 IM Benjamin Gongora Montes Mexico 2198 mexpaisano
29 NM Marcos Antonio Ortiz Caldera Nicaragua 2191 ortizmarcos
30 WFM Paula Elizabeth Paredes Bustamante Peru 2176 paulaepb
31 NM Roberto Ismael Acosta Perez Cuba 2173 ismael2173
32 WIM Gabriela Vargas Talavera Paraguay 2170 abfpy
33 WIM Lilia Fuentes Godoy Mexico 2169 lilylg
34 FM Gabriel Salazar Olchowski Venezuela 2159 gabosalazar2001
35 FM Gabriel Salazar Olchowski Venezuela 2159 gabosalazar2001
36 FM Paul Omar Perez Avendano Mexico 2158 tucoperez
37 IM Ricardo Kropff Gomez Paraguay 2156 Yiyuki
38 IM Elliott Winslow USA 2150 ecwinslow
39 FM Mauricio Abraham Ramirez Gonzalez Venezuela 2144 CMmauricio
40 FM William Alfaro Caracas Nicaragua 2135 Nihilismo
41 FM Luis Leonardo Lorenzo de Los Santos Dominican Republic 2132 l_lorenzo
42 WIM Guadalupe Ines Besso Argentina 2111 GuadaBesso
43 WIM Lidia Karen Zapata Campos Peru 2108 Karenzcs
44 NM Kevin Pan USA 2106 Petearrpan
45 WFM Rachel Palmero Martinez Cuba 2099 Rachess976
46 NM Vyom Vidyarthi USA 2090 2007checkmate
47 WIM Yessica Yissel Mendez Tovar Mexico 2060 regolita
48 NM Siddharth Arun USA 2055 SidArun
49 NM Oscar Jesus Roldan Luna Mexico 2031  
50 WFM Munkhchuluu Tsegmed Mongolia 2030 moogii_glmt
51 WIM Rochelle Wu USA 2029 tanki97
52 NM Michael Aigner USA 2006 fpawn
53 FM Alberto Salazar Nicaragua 2004 AJSC02
54 FM Javier Salazar Cabezas Cabezas Nicaragua 2004 ajsc02
55 WCM Ameyalli Avila Fraire Mexico 1999 Amec24
56 CM Sriram Krishnakumar USA 1981 2008king
57 WCM Monserrat Morales Flores Chile 1974 chiwii
58 NM Cesar Arturo Rosas Garcia Mexico 1971 CR1983
59 WIM Andrea Michelle Ortez Castro El Salvador 1969 aurumo
60 NM Michael Walder USA 1942 FlightsOfFancy
61 NM Sandra Nayeli Guillen Cristobal Mexico 1942 sandygc
62 NM Victor Emmanuel Aguilar Mosivais Mexico 1931 chessacademycoach
63 WFM Corals Patino Garcia Venezuela 1921 Corals
64 NM Alexandra Martinez de la Trinidad Mexico 1913 AlexandraMtz
65 WIM Thais Castillo Morales Costa Rica 1846 Macha23
66 WCM Alexandra Naira Prado Serrano Bolivia 1837 Deepfear
67 WFM Jessica Molina Chambilla Bolivia 1834 jessy-molina
68 NM Vanessa Monserrat Descarrega Zacarias Venezuela 1828 monsezade17
69 FM Kelvin Sanchez Bolivia 1766 KelvinSanchez
70 WCM Rebeca Mellado Reyes Mexico 1750 Rbkkings
71 WCM Teresa de Jesus Garcia Ortiz Mexico 1712 TereGO21239
72 WCM Omya Vidyarthi USA 1709 harkerchess
73 WCM Patricia Evarista Castillo Pena Dominican Republic 1700 pattycastillo
74 WFM Marjoire Johana Bocangel Chavez Peru 1646 damayito
75 WCM Anika Rajaram USA 1528 kirotori

 

Streamers:

Mexico
WIM Ivette Garcia Morales
GM Jorge Cori
their chess.com channel
Caissa Mexicali chess Club in the facebook page
Chess sin fronteras
www.youtube.com chess sin fronteras
 
canal de Ivette Garcia Morales
www.twitch.tv/jugando_ajedrez
 
Mayra Lopez
Club Caballeros del Tablero
 
Argentina
Luis Caserez
 
Paraguay
Gaby vargas Talavera
GM Pablo Salinas
 
Peru
FIDE trainer Cesar Ramirez
Peon Ocho rey facebook  fan page
 
Panama
Maria Angelica Carrilo
 
El salvador
WIM Andre Ortez
 
Bolivia
Location: 
virtual - chess.com