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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Continental Chess Championship 2013 Rd5-IM Hambleton A(CAN)

Hambleton lost in rd5 and drops to 3/5. Here are his results by round.

IM Hambleton(left)

165WIMCordero Daniela2074BOLw 1
249FMSaavedra Carlos2179BOLs 1
327FMCuellar Diego2323PERw 1
422IMCornejo Max2380PERs 0
520IMPacheco Marco2384PERw 0

Overall Standings
Granda Zuniga leads with a perfect score 5/5. Hambleton is in a large group with 3 points.

More on Host Country Bolivia

More on Tournament Leader Granda Zuniga-From Facebook
Julio Ernesto Granda Zúñiga (born February 25, 1967 in Camaná, Peru) is a Peruvian chess Grandmaster.

In his coastal town, he learned how to play chess at the very young age of five. By the age of 19, Granda had obtained the title of Grandmaster by the FIDE, the World Chess Federation, after surpassing the chess rating of 2500. He finished 1st with Bent Larsen at Mar del Plata 1993.

He is a five-time chess champion of Peru, winning in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 2002. Granda won the 4th American Continental Championship at Cali 2007 on tie-break between the five first place finishers at 8.0/11. This victory qualified him for the Chess World Cup 2007 where he lost his first round match to Arkadij Naiditsch 0.5–1.5.

In 2011 he tied for 2nd-7th with Aleksander Delchev, Ivan Šarić, Pablo Almagro Llamas, Maxim Turov and Mihail Marin the 31st Villa de Benasque Open.
Julio Granda played for Peru in the Chess Olympiads of 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2010.

1GMGranda Zuniga Julio EPER26595
2GMBruzon Batista LazaroCUB27074.5
3IMPacheco MarcoPER23844.5
4IMGonzalez BernalCRC24614
5GMOrtiz Suarez Isan ReynaldoCUB25984
6GMFlores DiegoARG25864
7IMSarkar JustinUSA24374
8GMBachmann AxelPAR25314
9IMRuiz C Joshua DCOL23704
10GMIturrizaga EduardoVEN26554
11IMPrasca Sosa RafaelVEN24264
12GMMekhitarian Krikor SevagBRA25514
13IMCornejo MaxPER23804
14IMCueto JonnyBOL22634
15IMLeiva GiuseppePER23883.5
16FMMartinez Alcantara Jose EduarPER22083.5
17FMLatorre MatiasPAR22543.5
18GMZambrana OswaldoBOL24783.5
19GMCori JorgePER25463.5
20 Lopez DiegoARG21713.5
21FMCampero RonaldBOL22113.5
22IMHambleton AmanCAN24683

Here is Hambleton's round 4 game.

Cornejo,Max (2380) - Hambleton,Aman (2468)
French Advance 5…Nh6 [C02]
Hotel Casa Campestre - Cochab (4.4), 09.05.2013
Position 1
Black has initiated forcing play with 11...e4. What do you recommend for white?
White to Play


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