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Capablanca Memorial Tournament

Jeffery Xiong5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[games]
Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[games]
Kamil Dragun3.5/7(+2 -2 =3)[games]
Yuniesky Quesada Perez5/8(+2 -0 =6)[games]
Yuri Gonzalez Vidal4.5/8(+2 -1 =5)[games]
Yusnel Bacallao Alonso3.5/8(+1 -2 =5)[games]
Samuel Sevian3/8(+1 -3 =4)[games]
Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido3/8(+1 -3 =4)[games]
Angel Arribas Lopez3.5/7(+2 -2 =3)[games]
Ivan Eduardo Morovic-Fernandez1.5/8(+1 -6 =1)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Capablanca Memorial (2016)

See Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2016) for the elite section. The Capablanca Memorial (2015) was the most previous event of the series. American Jeffery Xiong and Cuba's Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez each lead with 5 points after 8 (now 6/9 for Jeffery Xiong, 6/9 for Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez) out of nine rounds total in the round-robin event.

Pairings (9th round):

After the results of the 8th round, either Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez (who is playing Yuniesky Quesada Perez (he finished with 5/9) with black) or the winner of Kamil Dragun <1-0> Yuri Gonzalez Vidal all still have chances to catch up to 5 points in total, but would require a win to upset the leaderboard (for the latter pairing, but not yet the former, which has since not occurred at the 9th round to affect 1st place).

Angel Arribas Lopez <0-1> Xiong (Angel Arribas Lopez finishes with 3), Yusnel Bacallao Alonso <-> Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido (Yusnel Bacallao Alonso finishes with 4, Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido with 3) and Samuel Sevian <1-0> Ivan Morovic-Fernandez are the remaining pairings (so Kamil Dragun finishes with 6, and Yuri Gonzalez Vidal with 4).

Leader-board (9th round, with all possible 45 points registered so far):

1st Jeffery Xiong - 6

2nd-3rd Kamil Dragun, Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez - each 6 (the latter of these 2 won 2nd place on Sonneborn-Berger(1) scores)

4th Yuniesky Queseda Perez - 5, 5th Yuri Gonzalez Vidal - 4

Yusnel Bacallao Alonso - 4 (Samuel Sevian (with 4/9) might also still tie for share of 6th-7th before tiebreaks, but would require a final round win against Ivan Morovic-Fernandez (with 2/9) of Chile).

Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido of Cuba finishes with 3/9 and Angel Arribas Lopez still only has 3/9 (due to a submitted correction slip waiting to be fixed(1) on his 6th round game against Kamil Dragun - does anyone know this correct score? Their 6th round bulletin result and crosstable result do not seem to match).

Websites: (1) , (2) , (3) Wikipedia article: Capablanca Memorial

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Y Gonzalez Vidal vs Y Bacallao Alonso  ½-½422016Capablanca MemorialD85 Grunfeld
2. I R Ortiz Suarez vs K Dragun  1-0502016Capablanca MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
3. S Sevian vs Y Quesada Perez 0-1882016Capablanca MemorialC67 Ruy Lopez
4. J Xiong vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  1-0392016Capablanca MemorialE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
5. Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido vs A Arribas Lopez  0-1512016Capablanca MemorialC03 French, Tarrasch
6. J Xiong vs Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido  1-0502016Capablanca MemorialC45 Scotch Game
7. A Arribas Lopez vs Y Gonzalez Vidal  ½-½412016Capablanca MemorialC77 Ruy Lopez
8. Y Bacallao Alonso vs I R Ortiz Suarez  ½-½592016Capablanca MemorialB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. K Dragun vs S Sevian  ½-½302016Capablanca MemorialC50 Giuoco Piano
10. I E Morovic-Fernandez vs Y Quesada Perez  0-1732016Capablanca MemorialC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
11. Y Quesada Perez vs K Dragun  ½-½302016Capablanca MemorialC78 Ruy Lopez
12. S Sevian vs Y Bacallao Alonso  1-0442016Capablanca MemorialC45 Scotch Game
13. I R Ortiz Suarez vs A Arribas Lopez  1-0492016Capablanca MemorialB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
14. Y Gonzalez Vidal vs J Xiong  0-1572016Capablanca MemorialA04 Reti Opening
15. Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  ½-½612016Capablanca MemorialB56 Sicilian
16. I E Morovic-Fernandez vs K Dragun  0-1362016Capablanca MemorialC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. Y Bacallao Alonso vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½342016Capablanca MemorialC45 Scotch Game
18. A Arribas Lopez vs S Sevian  ½-½1022016Capablanca MemorialC11 French
19. J Xiong vs I R Ortiz Suarez  ½-½212016Capablanca MemorialB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido vs Y Gonzalez Vidal  ½-½422016Capablanca MemorialC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
21. K Dragun vs Y Bacallao Alonso  ½-½642016Capablanca MemorialB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
22. Y Quesada Perez vs A Arribas Lopez  ½-½392016Capablanca MemorialE77 King's Indian
23. S Sevian vs J Xiong  ½-½712016Capablanca MemorialB01 Scandinavian
24. I R Ortiz Suarez vs Camilo Ernesto Gomez Garrido  ½-½122016Capablanca MemorialA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
25. Y Gonzalez Vidal vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  1-0362016Capablanca MemorialE90 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-13-16  Mr. V: An American in Cuba!
Jun-13-16  Mr. V: Expect a lot of hard-fought games among these almost-elite.
Jun-13-16  pekda: Why is it showing the premier group here instead of the elite group with Leinier Dominguez Perez, Ivanchuk, Almasi, Cheparinov, etc.? Check the website, folks.
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: where is chucky?
Jun-13-16  posoo: READ da CAPTION hoHutmun, he is in da ALETE section!
Jun-14-16  jphamlore: What a start to this event for Jeffery Xiong.
Jun-18-16  Mr. V: And a poor one for Sam Sevian. All the Cuban players have repeatedly shown their ability to overperform in team competitions; finally Ortiz Suarez is doing the same here as an individual.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: The one responsible for this bio should be fired immediately.
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