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Rafael Emilio Espinosa Flores
Number of games in database: 92
Years covered: 1985 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2373
Highest rating achieved in database: 2412

Overall record: +20 -29 =24 (43.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B22 B50
 French Defense (8) 
    C02 C15 C05 C10
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C69 C68 C81 C77
 Pirc (5) 
    B07 B09
 Scandinavian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B33 B31 B30 B32 B22
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A65 A67
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    E10 A46
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   XV Carlos Torre (2002)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Olympiad (2008)

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(born 1965) Mexico

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 92  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R E Espinosa Flores vs Yusupov  0-1471985WchT U26C05 French, Tarrasch
2. R E Espinosa Flores vs Barbero  0-1331985Ch World (team) (under 26)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. R E Espinosa Flores vs I Rogers ½-½471986Chess OlympiadC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
4. R E Espinosa Flores vs F Braga  0-1601986Chess OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. R E Espinosa Flores vs Sosonko  ½-½201988Chess OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. W Arencibia vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0381990Cali ztD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
7. W Arencibia vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0361990Novi Sad ol (Men)D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Galego vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0551990Novi Sad ol (Men)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
9. R E Espinosa Flores vs J Lamothe  1-0271990Chess OlympiadC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
10. T Rahman vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0271990Novi Sad ol (Men)A14 English
11. Browne vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-0401992Linares (South America)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. R E Espinosa Flores vs Xu Jun  ½-½551994OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. E Safarzadeh vs R E Espinosa Flores  ½-½201994OlympiadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
14. R E Espinosa Flores vs L Day  ½-½451994OlympiadC45 Scotch Game
15. R E Espinosa Flores vs J Hickl  ½-½441998XI Carlos Torre MemB06 Robatsch
16. R E Espinosa Flores vs Ehlvest  0-137200034th OlympiadB07 Pirc
17. Adianto vs R E Espinosa Flores 1-023200034th OlympiadE10 Queen's Pawn Game
18. R E Espinosa Flores vs N Miezis  0-161200034th OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. Shaobin vs R E Espinosa Flores  1-049200034th OlympiadA30 English, Symmetrical
20. R E Espinosa Flores vs J C Gonzalez Zamora  ½-½532001MEX-ch XLVII Nacional AbiertoB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. A Kovacevic vs R E Espinosa Flores  ½-½302002Bled OlympiadB33 Sicilian
22. R E Espinosa Flores vs G Guseinov  0-1432002Bled OlympiadB50 Sicilian
23. R E Espinosa Flores vs R W Smith  1-0432002Bled OlympiadB12 Caro-Kann Defense
24. R Berzinsh vs R E Espinosa Flores  ½-½272002Bled OlympiadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. R E Espinosa Flores vs E Vodyasov  ½-½412002Bled OlympiadC02 French, Advance
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 92  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-24-07  garcia.markina: Parece que Espinosa y Russek visitaron la misma escuela de chavitos. Y que fue Espinosa quien inició a Russek en esto del ajedrez. Al igual que Roberto Martín del Campo y Russek, Espinosa tuvo el potencial para llegar a ser gran maestro, pero algo salió mal, por así decirlo.
Jan-24-07  euripides: <escuela de chavitos. > we have those in South London.
Jan-24-07  garcia.markina: Very good, but what I actually mean is that they visited the same school when they both were "chavitos"! Sorry, I wrote in a quite coloquial mexican spanish (but you seem to understand it very well)

Besides, I do not like that kind schools: only boys or only girls. It seems a little bit artificial to me.

Sep-18-07  Manuel Garcia: No sé si tenga por ahí otro escondido, pero su triunfo sobre Dreev fue su momento de gloria. Primero le ganó y luego lo contuvo sin problemas en la segunda partida.
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