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Ramón Mateo For many years, the name Ramón Mateo has been a trailblazer of Latin American and Caribbean chess. In the U.S., his name was also known due to his time living in New York and playing in the parks. However, what is clear is that Mateo (meaning “Matthew”) has not gotten the attention that […]

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Allan Herbert of Barbados has sent a message the 2.3 Zonal has begun in the Dominican Republic. The tournament features four Grandmasters and six IMs attempting to earn a spot in the World Championships cycle. Cuban stars Lenier Domninguez and Lazaro Bruzon are the top seeds. The other two GMs are Manuel Leon Hoyos (Mexico) […]

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