Fidel Corrales Jimenez
Number of games in database: 142
Years covered: 2005 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2498 (2561 rapid, 2612 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2617
Overall record: +70 -35 =37 (62.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
F Corrales Jimenez vs T Abergel, 2008 1-0
F Corrales Jimenez vs G Milos, 2009 1-0
V Neimer vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2012 1/2-1/2
F Corrales Jimenez vs Granda Zuniga, 2009 1-0
S Estremera Panos vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2005 0-1
S Bora vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2014 0-1
F Corrales Jimenez vs G Kjartansson, 2014 1/2-1/2
F Corrales Jimenez vs R Preotu, 2014 1/2-1/2
J Banawa vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2014 0-1
F Corrales Jimenez vs E Santarius, 2014 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Casino de Barcelona (2008)
World Junior Championship (2007)
Cappelle la Grande (2010)
Cappelle la Grande (2009)
World Junior Championship (2006)
Chess Olympiad (2010)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2005 Capablanca memorial (group II) by gauer
2014 Spice Cup open by gauer
2012 Spice fall swiss by gauer
🏆 National Open
P Atoufi vs F Corrales Jimenez (Jun-18-17) 0-1
F Corrales Jimenez vs L C Torres Rosas (Jun-18-17) 1/2-1/2
H H Hernandez vs F Corrales Jimenez (Dec-30-15) 1/2-1/2
A Baryshpolets vs F Corrales Jimenez (Dec-29-15) 0-1
S Bora vs F Corrales Jimenez (Oct-26-14) 0-1
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|FIDEL CORRALES JIMENEZ
(born Jul-07-1987, 30 years old) Cuba (federation/nationality United States of America)
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|Grandmaster (2008). Winner of the XIX Guillermo Garcia in Memoriam 2009, 4th in the 30th Open Internacional de Ajedrez "Villa de Benasque" 2010, 5th in the Open Ciutat de Balaguer (Spain) 2010, and 3rd in the Miquel Mas Open (Spain) 2010. Jimenez qualified for the World Cup (2011) through the 2011 American Continental Championship, but was eliminated in the first round by Hungarian super-GM Judit Polgar.|
He was temporarily delisted from FIDE's player database as he was no longer a member of a national federation after Cuban officialdom refused to allow him back into Cuba because of a prolonged absence of over 6 months from that country. However, he was subsequently relisted under FIDE's flag until he became eligible to play for the USA.
He is a member of the Webster University chess team and applied to play for the USCF once he had been in the US for two years.
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142
|1. Y Quesada Perez vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||48||2005||Capablanca Memorial||B33 Sicilian|
|2. F Corrales Jimenez vs W Schilow
|| ||1-0||29||2005||Capablanca Memorial||E12 Queen's Indian|
|3. S Estremera Panos vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||30||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|4. F Corrales Jimenez vs J Fernandez Garcia
|| ||0-1||31||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||C88 Ruy Lopez|
|5. O Perez Mitjans vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||71||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|6. F Corrales Jimenez vs A Colovic
|| ||0-1||49||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|7. O Almeida Quintana vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||½-½||59||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|8. R Prasca Sosa vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||41||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||B33 Sicilian|
|9. F Corrales Jimenez vs H H Hernandez
|| ||½-½||15||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|10. M Gongora Reyes vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||39||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|11. F Corrales Jimenez vs J Borges Mateos
|| ||1-0||38||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|12. F Corrales Jimenez vs A Giaccio
|| ||½-½||39||2005||40th Capablanca Memorial||C02 French, Advance|
|13. F Corrales Jimenez vs G Soppe
|| ||1-0||84||2005||13th Guillermo Garcia Memorial||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|14. D Flores vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||50||2005||13th Guillermo Garcia Memorial||A13 English|
|15. F Corrales Jimenez vs Galego
|| ||½-½||20||2005||13th Guillermo Garcia Memorial||A15 English|
|16. F De la Paz vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||53||2005||13th Guillermo Garcia Memorial||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|17. J Nogueiras vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||42||2005||XVIII Memorial Carlos Torre||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|18. F Corrales Jimenez vs John Hall
|| ||1-0||35||2006||Canadian Open||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|19. M Buscar vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||35||2006||Canadian Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|20. Axel Smith vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||35||2006||World Junior Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|21. F Corrales Jimenez vs A Pashikian
|| ||0-1||78||2006||World Junior Championship||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|22. S Mareco vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||49||2006||World Junior Championship||A25 English|
|23. F Corrales Jimenez vs A Tonoian
|| ||1-0||30||2006||World Junior Championship||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|24. F Corrales Jimenez vs Wang Yue
|| ||0-1||45||2006||World Junior Championship||B54 Sicilian|
|25. Wen Yang vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||1-0||65||2006||World Junior Championship||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142
|Jul-08-08|| ||BIDMONFA: F Corrales Jimenez|
|Dec-05-08|| ||whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany. |
(He is from Cuba)
|Nov-05-09|| ||Tabanus: Now rated 2605. Winner of this year's XIX Guillermo Garcia in Memoriam,|
|Jul-17-10|| ||Tabanus: Today 4th in the 30th Open Internacional de Ajedrez "Villa de Benasque" 8-17 July 2010:|
|Jul-28-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 5th in the Open Ciutat de Balaguer (Spain) 19-27 July 2010:|
|Aug-18-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 3rd in the Miquel Mas Open (Spain) 11-18 Aug. 2010:|
|Dec-20-10|| ||Antiochus: [Event "Continental ch-Americas"]
[Site "Sao Paulo BRA"]
[White "Corrales Jimenez,F"]
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3
Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3
Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bf4 Qa5+ 12. Bd2 Qc7 13. O-O-O
Ngf6 14. Ne4 O-O-O 15. g3 Be7 16. Kb1 c5 17. Bf4
Qc6 18. Nxf6 Bxf6 19. d5 exd5 20. Qxd5 Ne5 21. Qxc6+
Nxc6 22. c3 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 Rd8 24. Rxd8+ Kxd8 25. Kc2
Kd7 26. Kd3 b5 27. Be3 Kd6 28. b3 a6 29. Nd2
Ne5+ 30. Ke2 Kd5 31. f4 Ng4 32. c4+ bxc4 33. bxc4+
Kc6 34. Kf3 Nh2+ 35. Ke4 Ng4 36. Bg1 Bc3 37. Nb3
Bb4 38. Kf5 Nf6 39. g4 Ne8 40. Ke4 Nd6+ 41. Kd3
f5 42. gxf5 Nxf5 43. Bf2 Ba3 44. Be1 Bb2 45. Na5+
Kb6 46. Nb3 Kc6 47. Nd2 Bf6 48. Ne4 Bd4 49. Bd2
Kd7 50. Ke2 Ne7 51. Kf3 Nc6 52. Be3 Ke6 53. Nxc5+
Bxc5 54. Bxc5 Kf5 55. Bf8 g6 56. hxg6 Kxg6 57. Ke4
h5 58. Kd5 Nb8 59. Ke6 h4 60. f5+ Kh5 61. Bd6
Nc6 62. Kd5 Nd8 63. c5 Kg4 64. c6 Nxc6 65. Kxc6
Kxf5 66. Kb6 Ke6 67. Bh2 1-0
|Jul-07-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Happy 25th Birthday, GM Corrales Jimenez!
|Apr-28-13|| ||twinlark: Anyone have any idea why Corrales has been delisted from FIDE?|
|May-10-13|| ||twinlark: |
Corrales is a Cuban exile. He was just interviewed by Maurice Ashley at the US Championships. It transpires that Corrales is now officially stateless, an exile from Cuba, as he is not allowed to return to his homeland (under Cuban rules!) for more than 5 years due to the fact that he overstayed his trip to the US.
He is putting a brave face on this - it clearly pains the young man - as almost his entire family and related clan are in Cuba, apart from a couple of distant cousins in Miami.
His statelessness also means that his FIDE card has been pulled until he finds a federation, which will be the US in due course, with which to register.
|Jul-07-13|| ||waustad: I saw in a post by Natalia Pogonina on the Tatiana Kosintseva page that there is a site that records federation changes: http://ratings.fide.com/fedchange.p...
I wonder what determines the price for making the change. Does anybody here know?|
|Jul-07-13|| ||twinlark: No, but I'm fascinated that Spassky is on the list and that his transfer fee is 10,000 Euro (nearly $US13,000).|
|Feb-12-14|| ||Stonehenge: From the bio:
<Has been delisted from FIDE's player database as he is no longer a member of a national federation.>
http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?..., Federation: FIDE.
I've also noticed that there are a bunch of Albanians from ex-Yugoslavia that have FIDE as their federation, and no longer Serbia. I guess they are from Kosovo?
|Feb-12-14|| ||twinlark: Thanks <Stonehenge>. I've made the necessary adjustment to the bio.|
|Mar-09-14|| ||Stonehenge: Hector Elissalt Cardenas is also listed under FIDE's flag now.|
|Apr-05-14|| ||Eastfrisian: Currently he is listed as a player from the USA.|
|Nov-05-14|| ||waustad: He is listed on the transfers page as switching to the USA on 2014-03-21.
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