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Cristhian Cruz Sanchez
  
Number of games in database: 130
Years covered: 2006 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2552 (2546 rapid, 2478 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2565

Overall record: +65 -31 =34 (63.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (9) 
    E73 E60 E63 E94
 Slav (7) 
    D11 D12 D15 D18 D17
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E46 E25 E38 E47 E56
 Semi-Slav (6) 
    D43 D44 D45
 English (5) 
    A10 A15 A13
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A57 A73 A58 A62
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B92 B51 B48 B47 B44
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    E00 A40 A46 A45 D05
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C18 C11 C03 C12
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E38 E32 E24 E21
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B48 B47 B49
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B92 B90 B93
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

RECENT GAMES:
   C Cruz vs J C Torres (Jun-18-17) 1-0
   C Umetsubo vs C Cruz (Jun-17-17) 1-0
   C Cruz vs S F Sanchez (Jun-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   S Erenburg vs C Cruz (Jun-15-17) 1-0
   C Cruz vs H Panesso Rivera (Jun-14-17) 1-0

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CRISTHIAN CRUZ SANCHEZ
(born Feb-07-1992, 25 years old) Peru

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Cristhian (sometimes spelled as "Christian") Cruz became a FIDE master in 2004 and an IM in 2008. In 2012 he was awarded the GM title. He is the son of IM Filemon Cruz and the brother of IM Jonathan Cruz.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Forster vs C Cruz  0-153200637th Chess OlympiadB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
2. C Cruz vs V Mikhalevski  0-138200637th Chess OlympiadD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
3. S Cicak vs C Cruz  1-047200637th Chess OlympiadB50 Sicilian
4. D J Queralto vs C Cruz  0-169200637th Chess OlympiadB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. C Cruz vs S Conquest  0-124200637th Chess OlympiadA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
6. M Latorre vs C Cruz  0-158200637th Chess OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. C Cruz vs T Likavsky  0-134200637th Chess OlympiadE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
8. I Gourlay vs C Cruz  1-027200637th Chess OlympiadA04 Reti Opening
9. P Dias vs C Cruz  ½-½60200637th Chess OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. C Cruz vs R Djurhuus  0-148200637th Chess OlympiadA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
11. B Bieluczyk vs C Cruz  0-157200637th Chess OlympiadB53 Sicilian
12. C Cruz vs A H Wohl  0-147200637th Chess OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. H Teske vs C Cruz  1-0302006XXIX Open Barbera del VallesB54 Sicilian
14. H Asis Gargatagli vs C Cruz  ½-½282006XXIX Open Barbera del VallesE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
15. C Cruz vs F Cruz  ½-½122006XXIX Open Barbera del VallesE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. C Cruz vs J Cuartas Medina  0-1202006XXIX Open Barbera del VallesD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. C Cruz vs O Almeida Quintana  0-1642009Tancats de la Societat Coral CA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
18. M Narciso Dublan vs C Cruz  1-0462009LIII Cto Div. HonorA37 English, Symmetrical
19. C Cruz vs Caruana  ½-½582009LIII Cto Div. HonorA58 Benko Gambit
20. E Rodriguez Guerrero vs C Cruz  0-1422009LIII CampeonatoC11 French
21. C Cruz vs E Ubilava  0-1632009LIII CampeonatoD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. P Maza Broto vs C Cruz  0-1332009LIII CampeonatoE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
23. C Cruz vs F Handke  0-1572010Sants Open AD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. L C De Arco vs C Cruz  0-1552010WYCC Open U18B23 Sicilian, Closed
25. C Cruz vs D Danilenko  ½-½502010WYCC Open U18D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-04-08  Caissanist: 16 year-old FM Cristhian Cruz of Peru. He apparently liked Europe so much when he went to the last olympiad that he decided to stay, and his improvement since then has been mind-boggling. The 2225 rating is from April 2006; on the July 2008 list he is at 2508, and Fide projects that he has risen to 2520 since then. That would make him Peru's second player, behind GM Granda.
Oct-16-08  Caissanist: Now in fact Peru's second player, at 2534 (2545 projected)--but still only an FM, even though he reportedly got the necessary IM norms years ago. Cruz seems to be on bad terms with the Peruvian chess federation and was widely criticized for moving to Spain, which may have something to do with the delay.
Nov-11-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He's an IM, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

Picture of him as champion of Peru in October 2009:
http://www.ajedreztabiyaalcoy.es/cl...

Nov-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He won today a rapid tournament in Casar de Caceres, Spain:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr272...

Nov-17-09  Caissanist: Tabanus--do you have any further information about the 2009 Peruvian championship? I looked on the net and could find nothing, in English or Spanish.
Nov-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <Caissanist> I can't find anything either.

The picture: I interpreted "El Campeón M.I. Cristhian Cruz de Perú" as "Champion of Peru". I guess it just means Champion Cruz from Peru.

Nov-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <Caissanist> Perhaps this is the championship of Peru 2009, with best players lacking?

http://www.torre64.com/modules.php?...

Nov-24-09  Caissanist: <tabanus>--yes, that was it, thanks. The 2009 event was a weak open tournament without the participation of any of the Cruz's, or any other of Peru's top players. Pervuian chess federation release: http://www.ajedrezenperu.com/module....

The championship referred to in the picture appears to be a Spanish club championship. Neither Cruz nor his father has played outside of Spain since coming to that country.

Nov-24-09  Caissanist: Story about the Spanish club tournament Cruz won, which mentions that he has two GM norms: http://www.ajedreztabiyaalcoy.es/cl...
Mar-05-10  Caissanist: According to this Chessbase report, Cruz has now qualified for the GM title: http://www.chessbase.com/espanola/n....
Apr-05-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended 5th today in the "Campionat de Catalunya Juvenil 2010" (Spain):

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr321...

The tournament winner Enrique Colon Garcia (born 1993) does not have any cg games yet. (Nor have the silver medalist, while the bronze winner has one.)

Oct-18-10  Caissanist: The last few months have not been kind to the Cruz family; Christian, Filemon, and Jonathan Cruz have all lost a lot of rating points.
Oct-18-10  asianwarrior: How come he was not with the 2010 Peruvian chess olympic team?
Dec-15-11  BIDMONFA: Christian Cruz

CRUZ, Christian
http://www.bidmonfa.com/cruz_cristi...
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Feb-07-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Cristhian Cruz Sanchez.
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