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Walter Arencibia Rodriguez
Number of games in database: 525
Years covered: 1984 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2506 (2530 rapid, 2500 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) 
    B30 B40 B92 B22 B32
 Queen's Gambit Declined (18) 
    D37 D38 D31 D35 D30
 King's Indian (18) 
    E76 E94 E92 E77 E80
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E25 E20 E32 E38 E48
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    D02 A46 E00 A45 D04
 Modern Benoni (14) 
    A57 A69 A56 A67 A68
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (44) 
    B43 B42 B51 B41 B93
 French Defense (27) 
    C05 C18 C02 C16 C15
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C78 C67 C69 C98 C92
 King's Indian (19) 
    E62 E97 E90 E80 E61
 Sicilian Kan (17) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    D02 A46 D00 E00 E10
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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 O Perez Garcia vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2005 1/2-1/2
   J Becerra Rivero vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 1999 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   Capablanca Memorial Elite (2004)
   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, 51 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  1-0261984CUBB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs L Bueno Perez  1-0431984Capablanca mem-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Vaisser vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0411985Havana-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Pigusov  ½-½211985Havana-BA04 Reti Opening
5. K Frey Beckman vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1501985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs C Garcia Palermo  0-1381985Havana-BA25 English
7. J L Vilela vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0321985Havana-BD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Dlugy  0-1541985Havana-BB58 Sicilian
9. A Barreras vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½241985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Garcia Martinez  ½-½101985Havana-BB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs V Zaltsman  0-1391985Havana IIA13 English
12. L Ortega vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0291985Havana-BA14 English
13. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs M Knezevic  0-1511985Havana-BA10 English
14. Roman Hernandez vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½1151985Havana-BD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. E Rojas vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½531986Wch U20A84 Dutch
16. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs J Howell  1-0611986Wch U20E77 King's Indian
17. P Staniszewski vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1491986Wch U20D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
18. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs D Barua  ½-½351986Wch U20D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. M Schlosser vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1261986Wch U20C05 French, Tarrasch
20. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs T Thorhallsson  ½-½611986Wch U20D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Granda Zuniga 1-0261986GausdalA53 Old Indian
22. C Lamoureux vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  0-1261986Wch U20D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
23. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Agdestein  1-0401986Wch U20E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
24. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Anand ½-½541986GausdalD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
25. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs R B Saunders  ½-½181986Wch U20A57 Benko Gambit
 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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  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?
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  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
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  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Arencibia!


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  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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