The most notable result was the victory of Fernando Semprun, from Madrid, over Bielorrusian GM Andrei Zhigalko, ranked no 8.
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A notable year

I enyojed very good results with wins over GMs Zhigalko and del Rio (although not good games) and completely outplaying Spanish Champion Moreno Ruiz. My internet lessons have certainly helped


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Nino Khurtsidze played very well at Benasque in the first international Women's Tournament I witnessed. In general the girls were very friendly and it was a pleasure to discuss some variations I have failed to understand while watching…

But this was a different year… :-)