The talented Chilean chess player (of Venezuelan origin) Mauricio Enmanuel Marrujo Pardo, has triumphed brilliantly in the Continental America Sub10 Selective Tournament, after accumulating 6 points out of 7 and beating Canadian Aaron Mendes in the tiebreaker, in third place were the athletes Americans Andy Woodward and Ryo Chen with 5,5, 40 chess players from 26 countries participated in the event, the young Jesús Daniel Diaz Guerrero was present for Venezuela, who with 3,5 was ranked 19. (and who is trained by MF Alexander Hernández Jiménez, multiple Venezuelan National Champion and member of one of the main Venezuelan chess families).
With this triumph, Marrujo qualifies for the next Phase of this demanding world event, which is organized by FIDE and which brings together several of the best young talents in the World. The Triumph of Marrujo is the result of his perseverance, of the unconditional support of his loving Fathers Giselle Pardo and Wilder Marrujo, of the excellent Professor Jesús Jugo Dorante (renowned Coach and who discovered him in Venezuela, in the first steps he took in the National Academy of Chess, which was founded by the renowned patron of Venezuelan Sports, the remembered Dr. Harald Valentiner Vogeler, a Venezuelan of exception).
His current Coach is the Argentine GM Sandro Mareco (one of the best players on the Continent with a huge theoretical background and a great fighting capacity), who has done a wonderful job to polish Mauricio's game. Whoever subscribes to them had the honor of working with such an extraordinary athlete in other times and witnessed his enormous capacity for fighting, learning, resilience and deep love for Chess, which augurs a promising future for him. We wish you every success in your upcoming international competitions.
You can check the result of the Continental Tournament in the following Link:
Good news for Venezuelan Chess is the inauguration of the new YouTube Channel of the well-known MN Salvador Diaz Carias, undoubtedly one of the best Venezuelan players of all time, at 87 years old he retains a spectacular lucidity and a deep devotion to the World of the 64 squares, National Champion in 1.960 and 1.978, Member of the Olympic Team in Havana 1.966, Lugano 1.968 and Buenos Aires 1.978, is an example of longevity in Venezuelan and World Chess, which reminds us of greats in history such as the Former World Champions, German GM Emanuel Lasker (friend of the great German physicist Albert Einstein) and Soviet GM Vassily Smyslov as well as the famous Swiss GM (of Soviet origin) Victor "The Terrible" Korchnoi, who achieved notorious sporting successes at an advanced age .
They can enter the Channel through the following link: https://youtu.be/_UtYGV0IooQ
Let's see next a new and original Study of the Italian-Venezuelan CM Giuseppe Abatantuono Lattarulo, White wins in the position indicated by the Diagram with an impressive move, which shows the beauty of Chess and its multiple attack dimensions.
1.Rd5 !! (Beautiful and winning move, the only way to impose your idea with fantasy and creativity, according to Master Abatantuono they win with mate in 4 moves on the main line, the triumph of the initiative and the attack, an error is 1.N7 ?? by Rg4! 2.Rd5 + g5! Wins (2… e5 ?? loses spectacularly after 3.Bxg4mate; 2… Rg5 ?? 3.g4 with a curious mate) 2… ed5 ?? 3.Bxg4mate; nor 1.g4 +? ? Rxg4 2.Rd5 + Rg5! And Black wins (the carelessness of 2… exd5 ?? pays dearly after 3.Bxg4 + Kg5 4.N7mate) 1… Be5 (other variants that also lead to mate are 1… Rxd5 2.g4 + Kg5 3.Ch7mate; 1… e5 2.g4 + Rxg4 3.Bxg4 + Kg5 4.Ch7mate; 1… exd5 2.g4 + Rxg4 3.Bxg4 + Kg5 4.Ch7mate; 1… Rf5 2.g4 + Kg5 3.Ch7mate; 1… Re5 2 .g4 + Kg5 3.Ch7mate; 1… Bxf8 2.g4mate; 1… Be8 2.g4mate; 1… Bg8 2.g4mate; 1… Bh8 2.g4mate; 1… Bf6 2.g4mate; 1… Na6 2.g4mate; 1 … Nd7 2.g4mate; 1… Nb7 2.g4mate; 1… Nd3 2.g4mate; 1… Nb3 2.g4mate; 1… Na4 2.g4mate; 1… Ne4 2.g4mate; 1… Bc3 2.g4mate; 1… Bb2 2.g4mate; 1… Ba1 2.g4mate) 2.Rxe5 !! (The fight for material inferiority by White qu ien has the possibilities of generating a spectacular Mate Network, taking advantage of the excellent placement of pieces and the dangerous position of the black king, who can only be defeated with this ingenious stratagem, creation of Master Abatantuono, from his fabulous and legendary Collection "Veleras en el Space ”, where he has bequeathed in an extraordinary way to future generations, a series of instructive and educational Studies and Problems of a superlative quality) 2… Rxe5 3.g4 + Kg5 4.Ch7mate (the triumph of spirit over matter in the words of CM Giuseppe, who expresses this mate full of economy and immeasurable beauty) 1-0
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