2013 IBJJF Rome Open Results for Team Alvarez BJJ Arlington TX - July 1, 2013



June 29 – June 30, 2013, The 2013 IBJJF Rome Open results for Team Alvarez BJJ Arlington TX were outstanding! Team Alvarez Jiu Jitsu out of Arlington TX representing Professor Bruno Bastos and Team Nova Uniao took a small team of 4 competitors to the 2013 IBJJF Rome Open and European NO GI Open Championships in Rome, Italy. With just 4 competitors, Team Alvarez Jiu Jitsu Arlington TX brought home 3 Golds, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals!

It takes a lot Hard Rounds, Running, Strength and Conditioning to help prepare for a tournament such as the Rome Open. Being able to compete in the land of the Gladiator was a huge incentive to train even harder! Team Alvarez went to visit and walk through the Colosseum the Thursday and Friday before the tournament to help get them Mentally prepared for Battle on Saturday and Sunday.

Here are the results from an amazing weekend of competition in Rome, Italy!


Double Gold in Black Belt Master GI & NO GI


Silver in Purple Belt Light Weight

Bronze in Purple Belt Absolute


Gold in Purple Belt Master NO GI

Bronze in Purple Belt Master GI


Bronze in Blue Belt Senior 1 Super Heavy

You can see the Full results here:

ROME OPEN: http://static.ibjjfdb.com/Campeonato/000180/en-US/Results.pdf

EUROPEAN NO GI OPEN: http://static.ibjjfdb.com/Campeonato/000181/en-US/RegistrationsByCategoryAndAcademy.pdf

You can read Gracie Magazine’s article about Team Alvarez’s performance here: