HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 4 (acn) Cuban GM Carlos Albornoz achieved his fifth win as part of the Team World in the 2020 Accentus Young Masters running in the Swiss city of Bad Ragaz.
This time he defeated FM Aurelio Colmenares in 49 moves of a Sicilian defense, according to the website www.chess24.com.
Now, the twice Cuban national senior monarch has balance of five wins, one draw an equal number of losses.
The performance of the Team World in this seventh round also included wins by Austrian GM Andreas Diemair and Italian GM Sabino Brunello over the hosts IM Gabriel Gahwiler and FM Theo Stijve, respectively, while Russian GM Nikita Petrov and German GM Alexander Donchenko drew with IM Fabian Bazinger and GM Noel Studer, in that order.
Only three days left to this 10-round Scheveningen system tournament.
The scoreboard shows remarkable difference of 24-11 to the five GMs of the Team World over the local squad, which features only one GM, two IMs and two FMs.
Today´s program includes the matches Petrov-Colmenares, Donchenko-Bazinger, Diermair-Studer, Brunello-Gahwiler and Albornoz-Stijve.