The 44th International Ciudad de Mar del Plata open tournament dedicated to Marcel Duchamp is taking place on 23-30th March at the Complejo Hotel Provincial – Salón Teatro Auditorio, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires.
241 players from 12 countries are competing. Among them are 8 Grandmasters, 15 International Masters and 21 FIDE Masters.
Top rated are GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2580, GM Hernandez Guerrero Gilberto MEX 2527, GM Alonso Salvador ARG 2521, GM Rodriguez Vila Andres URU 2503, GM Perez Ponsa Federico ARG 2476, IM Iermito Sebastian ARG 2463 and GM Garcia Palermo Carlos ITA 2460.
Tournament director is IA IO FM Blas Mariano Pingas, Chief-Arbiter is IA Luis Alberto Segovia.