Figueira da Foz Final Results
And the winners are…
Congratulations to 25-year old Karen Grigoryan and 33-year old Nino Batsiashvili for tying for first place in the 2020 Figueira da Foz International. Both players scored 7.5 points in 9 rounds.
Grigoryan edged out Batsiashvili by virtue of winning their individual game in round 6. Readers will recall that Grigoryan had lost his 2nd round game to the Spanish expert Alberto Dorado Garcia, but then quickly recovered and scored a blistering 6.5 points in the next 7 games.
The Figueira da Foz organizers, lead by Miguel Babo, deserve special mention for being able to keep the Portuguese tradition going despite the pandemic increasingly making life difficult. This year’s tournament was the 14th annual edition. Congratulations to everyone who made this posssible!!
gm Grigoryan,K – gm Batsiashvili,N