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Walter Arencibia Rodriguez
Number of games in database: 525
Years covered: 1984 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2506 (2558 rapid, 2484 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2579

Overall record: +192 -121 =210 (56.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B22 B92 B40 B32 B46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D31 D36 D35
 Modern Benoni (17) 
    A57 A69 A56 A68 A58
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E25 E20 E32 E40 E38
 King's Indian (15) 
    E76 E94 E92 E86 E77
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    A46 E00 A45 A41 E10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (44) 
    B42 B43 B51 B93 B90
 French Defense (27) 
    C05 C16 C02 C18 C15
 King's Indian (19) 
    E62 E97 E80 E90 E61
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C78 C67 C92 C98 C90
 Sicilian Kan (17) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    D02 D00 A40 A46 E00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Klinger vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 1986 0-1
   W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Jobava, 2005 1-0
   B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2015 0-1
   W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Granda Zuniga, 1986 1-0
   R Perez vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2005 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)
   Capablanca Memorial Elite (2004)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   XV Carlos Torre (2002)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   1986 World Junior chess championship by gauer
   2006 Montreal (group B) by gauer
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by
   1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
   1991 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
   1989 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
   1999 Capablanca memorial (premier - I) by gauer
   1990 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer

   🏆 4th Al Ain Chess Classic
   B Amin vs W Arencibia Rodriguez (Dec-30-15) 1/2-1/2
   W Arencibia Rodriguez vs M Oleksienko (Dec-29-15) 0-1
   R Edouard vs W Arencibia Rodriguez (Dec-28-15) 0-1
   W Arencibia Rodriguez vs V Baghdasaryan (Dec-27-15) 1-0
   W Arencibia Rodriguez vs O Abdulov (Dec-26-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-21-1967, 50 years old) Cuba

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GM Walter Arencibia was born in Cuba in 1967. He learned chess at the age of eight and has won various tournaments, including the 1986 World Junior Chess Championship. Other tournament victories include the Cuban Youth Championships in 1985, tying for 1st at the Canadian open in 2006 with Abhijit Kunte and in 2011, he again tied for 1st-3rd with Joel Benjamin and Dejan Bojkov in the Canadian open. He has also represented Cuba at many Chess Olympiads from 1986 to 2006. He is a FIDE Trainer and he became a GM in 1990. He won the Cuban championship in 1986 and 1990.

Wikipedia article: Walter Arencibia

Last updated: 2017-10-12 18:54:28

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 525  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Braga vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-026198410s, CUBB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs L Bueno Perez  1-0431984Capablanca mem-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. K Frey Beckman vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1501985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs C Garcia Palermo  0-1381985Havana-BA25 English
5. J L Vilela vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0321985Havana-BA09 Reti Opening
6. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Dlugy  0-1541985Havana-BB56 Sicilian
7. A Barreras vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½241985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Garcia Martinez  ½-½101985Havana-BB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
9. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs V Zaltsman  0-1391985Havana IIA13 English
10. L Ortega vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0291985Havana-BA09 Reti Opening
11. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs M Knezevic  0-1511985Havana-BA10 English
12. Roman Hernandez vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½1151985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. Vaisser vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0411985Havana-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Pigusov  ½-½211985Havana-BA04 Reti Opening
15. P Staniszewski vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1491986Wch U20D89 Grunfeld
16. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs D Barua  ½-½351986Wch U20D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. M Schlosser vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1261986Wch U20C06 French, Tarrasch
18. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Granda Zuniga 1-0261986GausdalA53 Old Indian
19. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs T Thorhallsson  ½-½611986Wch U20D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. C Lamoureux vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1261986Wch U20D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
21. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Agdestein  1-0401986Wch U20E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
22. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Anand ½-½541986GausdalD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
23. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs R B Saunders  ½-½181986Wch U20A57 Benko Gambit
24. J Klinger vs W Arencibia Rodriguez 0-1371986Wch U20C02 French, Advance
25. E Rojas vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½531986Wch U20A84 Dutch
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 525  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-12-04  Bitzovich: Wow, one of the few GMs i got to meet becomes player of the day. Actually, i got one of my games annotated by him (for quite a bit of money).. i just remember the way i couldn't understand a word of what he was saying :) (he has this really strong accent)
Jul-21-06  rustamrocks: Happy birthday Walter. Nice way to celebrate (by beating Evgeny Bareev)!
Jul-21-06  BIDMONFA: Walter Arencibia


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Aug-03-07  MindCtrol9: Everybody liked him at the Pupo's Academy,in Holguin,Cuba.I used to play there when he was a child.Walter.I am Octavio Salazar.Im very proud of you,my friend.I do hope to shake your hand next year as well as other good players like Adelkis Remon,Pupo the teacher and many others.Congratulations!!!
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  wordfunph: Cuban GM sporting a 2491 elo and a peak of 2573..

happy birthday Walter!

Jul-21-10  nanobrain: Hey, when's the birthday of my other favorite player, IM Ciprian-Costica Nanu?
Jul-21-10  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
Jul-21-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Arencibia!


Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 47th birthday to GM Walter Arencibia.
Jul-01-17  Al2009: Last (July 2017) fide rating of GM Walter Rodríguez Arencibia is NOT 2201, as wrongly indicated here. 2201 is the last fide rating of the younger GONZALES Walter Arencibia, who was born in 1988. Last fide rating of GM Arencibia (born in 1967) is 2506. You confused the 2 Arencibia...
Jul-01-17  Stonehenge: Thanks, I have entered the right FIDE player card for him. It may take a while but the rating will be corrected automatically.
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