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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 B27 B97 B29
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C84 C70 C72 C64 C95
 King's Indian (8) 
    E92 E82 E70 E62 E85
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B99 B97 B94 B92 B98
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B17 B12 B16
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B42 B41
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C79 C87 C84 C89 C78
 Sicilian (13) 
    B39 B89 B43 B80 B82
 King's Indian (11) 
    E60 E81 E69 E97 E92
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D94 D75 D86 D84
 Orthodox Defense (8) 
    D54 D58 D69 D51 D50
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C89 C84 C87 C95 C85
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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 Jim%C3%A9nez

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-037 1952 HavanaE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. E Eliskases vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½31 1952 HavanaA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Gligoric vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½40 1952 HavanaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. E Jimenez Zerquera vs R Toran Albero  ½-½29 1952 HavanaE70 King's Indian
5. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keres 0-140 1957 SantiagoB27 Sicilian
6. R H Steinmeyer vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½26 1959 60th US OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
7. R McLellan vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½12 1959 US OpenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. E Jimenez Zerquera vs James E Warren  ½-½36 1959 60th US OpenB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. J O'Keefe vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½29 1959 60th US OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
10. E Jimenez Zerquera vs J F Donovan  ½-½19 1959 60th US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
11. E Jimenez Zerquera vs W Harris  1-073 1959 60th US OpenB06 Robatsch
12. E Jimenez Zerquera vs M Czerniak  ½-½15 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BC05 French, Tarrasch
13. Sliwa vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½33 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) fin-BD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Fischer ½-½30 1960 Leipzig ol prelC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
15. E Jimenez Zerquera vs M Aaron  1-027 1960 Leipzig ol (Men)B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
16. Robatsch vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½46 1960 Leipzig ol (Men)A15 English
17. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Ivkov  ½-½63 1962 Capablanca-mem HavanA56 Benoni Defense
18. J Reid vs E Jimenez Zerquera  0-162 1962 Varna ol (Men)E73 King's Indian
19. Portisch vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-056 1962 VarnaA48 King's Indian
20. Smyslov vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-031 1962 HavanaA08 King's Indian Attack
21. Spassky vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½39 1962 Habana (Cuba)C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
22. E Jimenez Zerquera vs Polugaevsky  0-145 1962 Habana (Cuba)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. Gligoric vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½47 1962 Capablanca memE81 King's Indian, Samisch
24. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  1-033 1962 HavanaE60 King's Indian Defense
25. Najdorf vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½40 1962 VarnaE14 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. :(

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  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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