Jesus Maria De La Villa Garcia
Number of games in database: 188
Years covered: 1987 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2468 (2451 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2484
Overall record: +38 -49 =98 (47.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
D Cruz Alvarez de Ron vs J M De La Villa Garcia, 2006 0-1
J M De La Villa Garcia vs J Fernandez Garcia, 1990 1/2-1/2
Zsuzsa Polgar vs J M De La Villa Garcia, 1989 0-1
J M De La Villa Garcia vs S Garza Marco, 2011 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Spanish Team Championship (Honor Division) (2012)
XI Anibal Open (2005)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
1998-9 Pamplona Interzonal by gauer
J M De La Villa Garcia vs B Grachev (Sep-17-14) 1/2-1/2
M Perez Candelario vs J M De La Villa Garcia (Nov-11-12) 0-1
A Romero Holmes vs J M De La Villa Garcia (Nov-10-12) 1/2-1/2
O Alexandrova vs J M De La Villa Garcia (Nov-09-12) 1/2-1/2
J M De La Villa Garcia vs S Gonzalez De La Torre (Nov-08-12) 1-0
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|JESUS MARIA DE LA VILLA GARCIA
(born Jun-30-1958, 58 years old) Spain
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Jesus de la Villa Garcia was born in Palencia. He was Spanish champion in 1985 and 1988. De la Villa was awarded the FIDE grandmaster title in 1999.
Wikipedia article: Jesús de la Villa
| page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 188
|1. Illescas Cordoba vs J M De La Villa Garcia
||½-½||27||1987||USA||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|2. S Mariotti vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||½-½||29||1987||Andorra||A15 English|
|3. J M De La Villa Garcia vs I Morovic
|| ||½-½||28||1987||Santa||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|4. Hjartarson vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||1-0||28||1987||Szirak Interzonal||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Adorjan
|| ||½-½||14||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|6. Beliavsky vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||1-0||46||1987||Szirak Interzonal||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|7. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Portisch
||½-½||61||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|8. M Marin vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||½-½||40||1987||Szirak Interzonal||A52 Budapest Gambit|
|9. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Flear
|| ||½-½||15||1987||Szirak Interzonal||C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange|
|10. Nunn vs J M De La Villa Garcia
||1-0||52||1987||Szirak Interzonal||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|11. J M De La Villa Garcia vs S Bouaziz
|| ||0-1||42||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|12. L Christiansen vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||½-½||61||1987||Szirak Interzonal||D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|13. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Velimirovic
|| ||1-0||47||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B37 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto|
|14. Ulf Andersson vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||½-½||42||1987||Szirak Interzonal||A04 Reti Opening|
|15. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Joel Benjamin
|| ||0-1||44||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|16. Salov vs J M De La Villa Garcia
||1-0||26||1987||Szirak Interzonal||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|17. M Todorcevic vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||1-0||39||1987||Szirak Interzonal||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. G Milos vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||1-0||46||1987||Szirak Interzonal||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|19. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Ljubojevic
|| ||½-½||54||1987||Szirak Interzonal||B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|20. J M De La Villa Garcia vs D Allan
|| ||1-0||42||1987||Szirak Interzonal||C60 Ruy Lopez|
|21. J M De La Villa Garcia vs M Rivas Pastor
|| ||½-½||36||1988||Leon||C34 King's Gambit Accepted|
|22. J M De La Villa Garcia vs S Estremera Panos
|| ||½-½||40||1988||ch-E/SW,41,15||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|23. Kudrin vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||½-½||30||1989||Salamanca (Spain)||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|24. J M De La Villa Garcia vs Suba
|| ||½-½||59||1989||New York op||B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|25. Zsuzsa Polgar vs J M De La Villa Garcia
|| ||0-1||43||1989||New York op||A52 Budapest Gambit|
| page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 188
|Dec-27-04|| ||Benzol: Jesus De La Villa Garcia
Born 30th August 1958 in Palencia
Spanish champion in 1985.
|Apr-03-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Jesus De La Villa Garcia|
DE LA VILLA, Jesús
|Aug-30-06|| ||spirit: Hippi birthday jeez!|
|Aug-30-06|| ||Panic At The Disco: Jesus De La Villa!|
|Aug-30-07|| ||lopium: Feliz cumpleaños.|
|Aug-30-08|| ||lopium: ¡Feliz cumpleaños!|
|Aug-30-08|| ||Peligroso Patzer: Jesus de la Villa is the author of the recently released "100 Endgames You Must Know" (New in Chess 2008). Despite a few flaws, I have found it to be an excellent book.|
As far as the flaws are concerned, in addition to a few typographical errors, there is the curious statement on page 57 that the author has "never seen [King + Knight Checkmate (versus King on a- or h-file in front of its own advanced pawn)] in an actual game ...". He is apparently unaware of this example from the Cuban Championship several years ago: J Nogueiras vs M Gongora, 2001.
|Aug-30-08|| ||artyom2008: Happy birthday!!!!!!!!|
|Aug-30-08|| ||Peligroso Patzer: I have one additional comment re: de la Villa's "100 Endgames". On page 203, Position 12.42 is as follows:
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(White to move)
De la Villa gives the winning breakthrough with 1. h6! Ke6 2. g6
Of this breakthrough, de la Villa remarks that it "has caught out many players, among them Capablanca."
The only similar position involving Capablanca known to me is I-106 (Capablanca - Ed. Lasker, London Simul 1913) from page 42 of the 2nd Edition of Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual:
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(Black to move)
The game continuation was 1. ... Ke5?? 2. h6! and White wins. Dvoretsky points out that "The draw would have been assured after 1. ... Ke6! 2. Kxd4 f4 3. Ke4 f3 4. Kxf3 Kf5 5. g6 hg 6. hg Kf6=."
Does anyone know of the instance alluded to by de la Villa where Capablanca fell victim to this breakthrough?
|Aug-30-09|| ||wordfunph: Feliz cumpleaños GM Jesus De La Villa Garcia!|
|Aug-30-10|| ||kramputz: Could we come up with a few more names for him. This one is not long enough...
"Little boy in the second chair; how do you spell your name."|
|Aug-30-11|| ||Wild Bill: Feliz cumpleaños, señor de la Villa.|
|Aug-30-11|| ||ildum: Su libro 'Desmontando la siciliana' es muy interesante para aprender como jugar la siciliana con blancas.|
His book 'Dismantling the Sicilian' is very interesting to learn how to play the sicilian as white.
|Jan-08-17|| ||Sourav: Position I.6 is as follows: |
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The author states 'Black wins, no matter whose move it is'. I do not see how black can win this game. Can someone please explain?
|Jan-08-17|| ||Retireborn: Basically Black plays ...Nd5-f4. When/if White plays Kg1, then ...Ke2. Then White plays Kh1 and Black replies ...Nh3! Then gxh3 is forced and Black plays ...Kf2 and promotes his pawn.|
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