This post reviews the WZ Individual Championship Final #1 that ended on 4/30/2021. Cuban IM Alberto Pérez López won with a 8.5 score over 14. The Champion won with 3 wins, two of them with Black, with the following score of 7.5 shared by 3 players that each won 1 game.
The table can be found here: https://www.iccf.com/event?id=77327
The results statistics for the championship show the following, with an ELO performance of 2409 for White, and 2395 for black:
Results: 92.4% of games were drawn.
Length: of the 105 games the average length was 38 moves
Openings: The most popular openings were B90 Sicilian, Najdorf, and D43 Queen’s Gambit Declined semi-Slav, each with 9 games.
First Moves: Were predominantly d4 and e4.
Endgames: Most endgames were R vs R and RN vs RB.