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Grandmaster Eduardo Iturrizaga wins Blitz side event

The 2022 International Individual Nocturnal Blitz Candidates Tournament was held on June 25  in Casa del Reloj Cultural Center in Madrid.

Grandmaster Eduardo Iturrizaga (Spain) emerged as a winner with a fantastic result of 8/9, half a point above grandmasters Yusnel Bacallao (Cuba) and Karen Grigoryan (Armenia).

138 players (as many as 49 of them titled) from 14 countries took part in this fun FIDE Candidates side event organized by FIDE, Spanish Chess Federation - FEDA, Madrid Chess Federation and sponsored by the Community of Madrid.

Tournament frontrunners with Madrid Chess Federation President Agustín García, FIDE Managing Director Dana Reizniece-Ozola, and Spanish Chess Federation President Javier Ochoa.