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Eleazar Jimenez Zerquera
Number of games in database: 187
Years covered: 1952 to 1978

Overall record: +19 -82 =86 (33.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (28) 
    B42 B99 B77 B29 B97
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C84 C70 C72 C63 C95
 King's Indian (8) 
    E92 E82 E62 E70 E85
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B97 B99 B94 B92 B98
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B17 B12 B16
 Sicilian Dragon (5) 
    B77 B35 B73 B70
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C79 C89 C87 C84 C78
 Sicilian (13) 
    B89 B39 B43 B46 B99
 King's Indian (11) 
    E60 E61 E73 E69 E98
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D94 D75 D91 D86
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C84 C89 C87 C95 C85
 Orthodox Defense (7) 
    D54 D51 D55 D69 D50
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Smyslov vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1965 0-1
   Fischer vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1970 1/2-1/2
   Portisch vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1970 0-1
   E Jimenez Zerquera vs Ujtumen, 1970 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Moscow (1963)
   Havana (1965)
   Palma de Mallorca (1967)
   Palma de Mallorca Interzonal (1970)

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(born Jun-25-1928, died May-06-2000, 71 years old) Cuba

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Eleazar Jimenez Zerquera was born on the 25th of June 1928. He was awarded the IM title in 1963 and was Cuban Champion in 1957, 1960, 1963, 1965 and 1967 (after a play-off). Three times Pan-American Champion, all three in Cuba: La Habana 1963, La Habana 1966 and La Habana 1970.

Wikipedia article: Eleazar Jiménez

Last updated: 2018-06-25 05:09:10

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-0371952HavanaE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. E Eliskases vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½311952HavanaA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Gligoric vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½401952HavanaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. E Jimenez Zerquera vs R Toran Albero  ½-½291952HavanaE70 King's Indian
5. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keres 0-1401957SantiagoB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. R H Steinmeyer vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½26195960th US OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
7. R McLellan vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½12195960th US OpenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. E Jimenez Zerquera vs James E Warren  ½-½36195960th US OpenB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. J O'Keefe vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½29195960th US OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
10. E Jimenez Zerquera vs J F Donovan  ½-½19195960th US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
11. E Jimenez Zerquera vs W Harris  1-073195960th US OpenB06 Robatsch
12. E Jimenez Zerquera vs M Czerniak  ½-½151960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BC05 French, Tarrasch
13. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Fischer ½-½301960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-DC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
14. E Jimenez Zerquera vs M Aaron  1-0271960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
15. Robatsch vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½461960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BA15 English
16. Sliwa vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½331960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Ivkov  ½-½631962Capablanca Memorial 1stA56 Benoni Defense
18. Smyslov vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-0311962Capablanca Memorial 1stA07 King's Indian Attack
19. Spassky vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½391962Capablanca Memorial 1stC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
20. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Polugaevsky  0-1451962Capablanca Memorial 1stB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. Gligoric vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½471962Capablanca Memorial 1stE81 King's Indian, Samisch
22. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-0331962Capablanca Memorial 1stE60 King's Indian Defense
23. Portisch vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-0561962Varna ol (Men) qual-DA48 King's Indian
24. J Reid vs E Jimenez Zerquera  0-1621962Varna ol (Men) qual-DE73 King's Indian
25. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½401962Varna ol (Men) qual-DE14 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-15-06  hrodriguez: It's a pity you don't have a brilliant game that Jimenez with black pieces won over Smyslov at the IV Capablanca in Memoriam,1965,involving a Queen's sacrifice. Unfortunately I don't have it.
Jun-25-06  Eastfrisian: He died on May 06, 2000.
Premium Chessgames Member <hrodriguez> Smyslov vs E Jimenez-Zerguera, 1965
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  brankat: <> Yes, that's the one. A beauty! Thank You.
Jun-25-08  BIDMONFA: Eleazar Jimenez-Zerquera


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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

An utter stranger to me. :(

Jun-25-08  swordfish: Stranger to me too, but beating Smyslov with Black in 1965 is no mean feat.
Jul-15-09  Paint My Dragon: Can <> change his name in games section from -Zerguera to -Zerquera? Thanks.
Dec-14-09  mojonera: capablanca in memoriam 1967 , smyslov lost to jimenez .
Jun-25-10  reti: Eleazar Jimenez was loved and respected by many grandmasters.
Jun-25-11  mojonera: gracias por su ajedrez maestro , vecino de santos suarez , la habana . tres tablas con fischer y dos victorias contra smyslov .
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: How many people have three names with a Z in each one?
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  FSR: Fischer only beat him once in four attempts.
Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: How man people have two Z's in one name?
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