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Walter Arencibia
W Arencibia 
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Number of games in database: 549
Years covered: 1984 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2506 (2547 rapid, 2451 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2579

Overall record: +198 -126 =223 (56.6%)*
   * 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) 
    B40 B92 B30 B32 B22
 King's Indian (19) 
    E76 E94 E92 E77 E80
 Queen's Gambit Declined (19) 
    D37 D31 D38 D35 D30
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E25 E20 E32 E40 E38
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    E00 D02 A46 A45 E10
 Slav (14) 
    D12 D11 D10 D15 D17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B43 B42 B51 B41 B93
 French Defense (30) 
    C05 C18 C19 C16 C02
 King's Indian (19) 
    E97 E62 E80 E90 E61
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C78 C67 C69 C98 C92
 Sicilian Kan (18) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    D02 D00 A46 E00 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Klinger vs W Arencibia, 1986 0-1
   W Arencibia vs Jobava, 2005 1-0
   B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia, 2015 0-1
   W Arencibia vs Granda Zuniga, 1986 1-0
   R O Perez Garcia vs W Arencibia, 2005 1/2-1/2
   S Conquest vs W Arencibia, 2000 0-1
   P Paneque vs W Arencibia, 1990 0-1
   J Becerra Rivero vs W Arencibia, 1999 1/2-1/2
   W Arencibia vs Z Fayvinov, 1999 1-0
   W Arencibia vs J Magem Badals, 1991 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2004)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2007)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2003)
   XV Carlos Torre (2002)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Sharjah Masters (2019)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   1986 World Junior chess championship by gauer
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) 2003 by Tabanus
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by
   2006 Montreal (group B) by gauer
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
   1991 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
   1999 Capablanca memorial (premier - I) by gauer

   🏆 Sharjah Masters
   W Arencibia vs M Sidhant (Mar-30-19) 1/2-1/2
   P Shyam Nikil vs W Arencibia (Mar-29-19) 1-0
   W Arencibia vs O N Al Ali (Mar-28-19) 1-0
   T Blagojevic vs W Arencibia (Mar-27-19) 0-1
   W Arencibia vs M Kunal (Mar-26-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-21-1967, 52 years old) Cuba

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GM Walter Arencibia Rodriguez 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: 2018-07-20 20:30:18

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 549  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Braga vs W Arencibia  1-0261984CUBB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. W Arencibia vs L Bueno Perez  1-0431984Capablanca mem-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Vaisser vs W Arencibia  1-0411985Havana-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. W Arencibia vs Pigusov  ½-½211985Havana-BA04 Reti Opening
5. K Frey Beckman vs W Arencibia  0-1501985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. W Arencibia vs C Garcia Palermo  0-1381985Havana-BA25 English
7. J L Vilela vs W Arencibia  1-0321985Havana-BD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. W Arencibia vs Dlugy  0-1541985Havana-BB58 Sicilian
9. A Barreras vs W Arencibia  ½-½241985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. W Arencibia vs S Garcia Martinez  ½-½101985Havana-BB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. L Ortega vs W Arencibia  1-0291985Havana-BA14 English
12. W Arencibia vs V Zaltsman  0-1391985Havana IIA13 English
13. W Arencibia vs M Knezevic  0-1511985Havana-BA10 English
14. Roman Hernandez vs W Arencibia  ½-½1151985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. W Arencibia vs R B Saunders  ½-½181986Wch U20A57 Benko Gambit
16. J Klinger vs W Arencibia 0-1371986Wch U20C02 French, Advance
17. E Rojas vs W Arencibia  ½-½531986Wch U20A84 Dutch
18. W Arencibia vs J Howell  1-0611986Wch U20E77 King's Indian
19. P Staniszewski vs W Arencibia  0-1491986Wch U20D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
20. W Arencibia vs D Barua  ½-½351986Wch U20D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. M Schlosser vs W Arencibia  0-1261986Wch U20C05 French, Tarrasch
22. W Arencibia vs T Thorhallsson  ½-½611986Wch U20D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. W Arencibia vs Granda Zuniga 1-0261986Wch U20A53 Old Indian
24. C Lamoureux vs W Arencibia  0-1261986Wch U20D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
25. W Arencibia vs S Agdestein  1-0401986Wch U20E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 549  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?
Premium Chessgames Member
  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...
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  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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