Francisco VallejoGM - SPAIN
The greatest Spanish player of all time and current number 1 in our country's world ranking has a victory in the Magistral tournament in 2012 on his record. In that edition, he defeated former world champion Veselin Topalov in the final.
He was crowned Spanish champion for the first time in 2006 in León, and has won the title 5 more times since then.
He has been the first board of the Spanish Olympic team for over 15 years.
He began his brilliant career by becoming world champion in the under-18 category and winning a gold medal in the under-14 world championship.