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Capablanca Memorial (Elite) Tournament

Zoltan Almasi6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Yuniesky Quesada Perez6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Leinier Dominguez Perez6/10(+2 -0 =8)[games]
Dmitry Andreikin4.5/10(+1 -2 =7)[games]
Ernesto Inarkiev4/10(+1 -3 =6)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna3/10(+0 -4 =6)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2013)

The 48th Capablanca Memorial was 6-player double round robin played from 21 April to 1 May 2013 in Hotel Habana Riviera, Havana, Cuba. Games started at 3 pm. Rest day: April 26. Time controls: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 30 more minutes to finish the game, having 30 seconds added per move from the start. The Hungarian Zoltan Almasi won with 6.5/10, and returned to the expanding list of players rated over 2700 by gaining 15 Elo points. Quesada surprised with a second place on tiebreak ahead of Dominguez, and could have won the event if not for losing to Inarkiev in Round 8. The winner earned 1,800 Cuban pesos (about 2250 USD).

Age Elo 01 02 03 04 05 06 Pesos 1 Almasi 37 2689 ** 0 11 11 6 1,800 2 Quesada 28 2608 1 ** 1 0 1 6 1,050 3 Dominguez 29 2723 ** 1 1 6 1,050 4 Andreikin 23 2727 0 0 ** 1 4 600 5 Inarkiev 27 2688 00 1 0 ** 4 400 6 Harikrishna 26 2705 00 0 0 ** 3 300

Category: XVIII (2690). Chief arbiter: Serafin Chuit Perez (according to official site)

The Premier group was won by Oleiny Linares Napoles of Cuba ahead of IM Carlos Davila of Nicaragua, both with 7/9. Linares took her 2nd IM norm. The Open I swiss tournament was won by IM Juan Carlos Obregon Rivero with 8/10 and GM norm.


Chess-Results (
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TWIC, 2 May 2013 (
ChessBase, 3 May 2013 (
The Chess Drum, 9 June 2013 (

Previous: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2012). Next: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2014)

Original collection: Game Collection: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) 2013 by User: Tabanus. Round dates are from TWIC and Chess-Results.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Inarkiev vs D Andreikin  ½-½442013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
2. Z Almasi vs L Dominguez  ½-½372013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A37 English, Symmetrical
3. Y Quesada Perez vs Harikrishna  ½-½352013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. Y Quesada Perez vs Z Almasi  ½-½772013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Harikrishna vs D Andreikin  ½-½222013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. L Dominguez vs E Inarkiev  ½-½742013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C78 Ruy Lopez
7. D Andreikin vs L Dominguez  ½-½492013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B53 Sicilian
8. Z Almasi vs Harikrishna  1-0372013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. E Inarkiev vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½482013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C67 Ruy Lopez
10. Z Almasi vs E Inarkiev  1-0362013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. Y Quesada Perez vs D Andreikin  1-01222013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. Harikrishna vs L Dominguez  ½-½422013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A04 Reti Opening
13. L Dominguez vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½162013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C67 Ruy Lopez
14. D Andreikin vs Z Almasi  ½-½582013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. E Inarkiev vs Harikrishna  ½-½702013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
16. Harikrishna vs Y Quesada Perez  0-1592013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A00 Uncommon Opening
17. D Andreikin vs E Inarkiev  1-0412013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. L Dominguez vs Z Almasi  ½-½542013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. D Andreikin vs Harikrishna  ½-½192013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E15 Queen's Indian
20. Z Almasi vs Y Quesada Perez  0-1662013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
21. E Inarkiev vs L Dominguez  ½-½812013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. L Dominguez vs D Andreikin  1-0362013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C11 French
23. Harikrishna vs Z Almasi  0-1532013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
24. Y Quesada Perez vs E Inarkiev  0-1632013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
25. E Inarkiev vs Z Almasi  0-1412013Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C48 Four Knights
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