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J C Sadorra 
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Julio Catalino Sadorra
Number of games in database: 142
Years covered: 1996 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2590 (2531 rapid, 2544 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2611
Overall record: +54 -36 =31 (57.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      21 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (10) 
    A13 A17 A18 A10
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E46 E25 E24 E28 E20
 Slav (8) 
    D11 D19 D16 D18 D15
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D85 D78 D80
 King's Indian (7) 
    E76 E90 E94
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D37 D31 D38 D30 D35
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (20) 
    C18 C03 C02 C10 C01
 Sicilian (11) 
    B40 B44 B96 B47 B85
 French Winawer (7) 
    C18 C16 C19 C15
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D02 E10 A40 A45
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C03 C05
 English (5) 
    A13 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J C Sadorra vs D K Dunn, 2011 1-0
   W So vs J C Sadorra, 2008 0-1
   J C Sadorra vs Van Wely, 2011 1/2-1/2
   Ivanchuk vs J C Sadorra, 2014 1/2-1/2
   R Salvador vs J C Sadorra, 2012 0-1
   N Paikidze vs J C Sadorra, 2012 0-1
   J C Sadorra vs R Segarra, 2012 1-0
   J C Sadorra vs B Cassidy, 2012 1-0
   J C Sadorra vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2012 1-0
   J C Sadorra vs D Laylo, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   112th US Open (2011)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

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(born Sep-14-1986, 27 years old) Philippines

[what is this?]
Grandmaster Sadorra finished with +4-2=5 at the Chess Olympiad (2014) (for the Philippines team) and at 2012 Pan-Am intercollegiate, he scored +3-1=0 (for the U of Texas, Dallas' 'A' team) (1).

References: (1)

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Radjabov vs J C Sadorra  1-046 1996 Wch U10A04 Reti Opening
2. Chong Ghee Ong vs J C Sadorra  1-027 2002 National RapidB08 Pirc, Classical
3. S Megaranto vs J C Sadorra 1-043 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
4. E Ghaem Maghami vs J C Sadorra  1-051 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA13 English
5. J C Sadorra vs R Tolentino 1-077 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA80 Dutch
6. Hoang Thong Tu vs J C Sadorra  1-027 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
7. Li Chao vs J C Sadorra  1-030 2007 Manila opB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Mirabeau Maga vs J C Sadorra  0-153 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. J C Sadorra vs Ni Hua 1-039 2007 2nd PGMA CUP INTERNATIONAL OPED16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. J C Sadorra vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½45 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
11. E Bagamasbad vs J C Sadorra  1-070 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. J C Sadorra vs Lim Yee Weng  1-040 2007 Malaysian Open TtD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. J C Sadorra vs Xu Jun  ½-½28 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. J C Sadorra vs B Bayarmandakh  0-172 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
15. Zhou Weiqi vs J C Sadorra 0-127 2007 Malaysian Open TtC03 French, Tarrasch
16. A Nguyen vs J C Sadorra  0-148 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. S Pedersen vs J C Sadorra  0-129 2008 MindsportsD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
18. S Megaranto vs J C Sadorra  1-046 2008 Malaysian OpenB44 Sicilian
19. J C Sadorra vs Jung Ho Jin  1-028 2008 MindsportsE90 King's Indian
20. J P Gomez vs J C Sadorra  1-064 2008 Battle of GrandmastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
21. J C Sadorra vs V Meijers 1-043 2008 MindsportsA04 Reti Opening
22. Wei Ming Kevin Goh vs J C Sadorra  ½-½37 2008 MindsportsB40 Sicilian
23. O Noroozi vs J C Sadorra  0-127 2008 Dubai OpenA30 English, Symmetrical
24. J C Sadorra vs I Liong  ½-½59 2008 Malaysian OpenD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. Sasikiran vs J C Sadorra  1-029 2008 MindsportsD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142  PGN Download
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Aug-09-14  epistle: Do or die now, Catas! Squeeze it dry!
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  wordfunph: JC, baka pwedeng paki-iskoran si veteran GM Rahman Ziaur (2523)?
Aug-10-14  bubuli55: Sabi siguro ni Julio pwedeng pwede wordfunph. :)
Aug-11-14  bubuli55: Maganda sana kung madala mo lahat ng players manood ng sine dyan sa rest day bukas. Para relaks at masaya. Maganda sa sayki. Iba ang tira kapag kumportable.

Go Julio Go!

Aug-14-14  bubuli55: Congratulations on a successful Olympiad! Good job, Julio.

Baka naman may makita kang Olympiad poster dyan na nakakalat e I've been itching to have one :) Thanks. Text kita sa Sunday :)

Aug-15-14  arkitekto: Good job GM Inno! Bring that rating back to SuperGM status...until your next tour of duty - Olympiad 2016! You are blessed.
Aug-18-14  bubuli55: Nakabalik na si Julio sa Dallas at nagpapasamat sa mga sumuporta sa kanya at buong PHI team.

Way to go, Julio !

Aug-18-14  bubuli55: Hintayin natin ang kanyang pagpupugay dito sa kanyang pahina :)

Baka sakaling makapanayam natin siya sa kanyang ekspiryens sa Tromso tungkol sa 11 games diretso at yung kay Ivanchuk game 14...Nf2! Whey! :)

Go Julio Go!

Aug-18-14  JulioS: Hello mga kababayan!

Thank you for following my games and for believing that I can lead our team in this year's Olympiad. I'm very grateful for the encouragement, excitement and cheers dito.

I'm now back to training and am hoping to bring more excitement and inspiration to you all in my future games!

I'd also like to give a special shout-out to wordfunph & pinoymaster77 :)

Best regards,
GM Julio Sadorra

Aug-18-14  bubuli55: Maraming salamat, Julio!
Aug-18-14  bubuli55: GM Julio Sadorra in the haus! Anong masasabi mo tungkol sa laro ninyo ni Ivanchuk ?
Aug-18-14  resty: Superb stand, GM Ino!!! Congrats, more power to you!!!
Aug-18-14  Pulo y Gata: Congratulations, GM Sadorra! Keep on it!
Aug-18-14  JulioS: @bubuli55 It was an intense game from start to finish, because we both were already calculating lines in the opening stage. It was my favorite game dahil na-match ko ang kanyang creativity at resourcefulness in the middlegame & endgame.

I believe the most important defensive resources were ...Nxf2 and Rg4 then back to g6!

Aug-18-14  bubuli55: Whoa! Maraming salamat, GM Julio. That's indeed a memorable game.

I know it's late already, but did any factors - the weather, jet lag, food, long daylight - affect you at all ? You and JP played straight 11 games :)

Aug-18-14  JulioS: Jetlag and the long duration of daylight made it difficult for my to sleep in some nights. It took me a few days to adjust my body clock. But everything else was helpful for making the Olympiad the best tournament experience! For instance, great cool weather, healthy fish & vegetable dishes, and the 1 game-per-day schedule with 2 rest days!
Aug-18-14  SugarDom: Hi GM JulioS. Thanks for playing for the PHilippines. God bless.
Aug-18-14  bubuli55: Thanks GM Julio. On to Millionaire Chess! Good luck!
Aug-19-14  spawn2: (@GM JulioS)Looking forward to you representing Pinas in future Team events.
Aug-19-14  Pulo y Gata: What's your next event, GM? Looking forward to it.
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  wordfunph: whoaaaaaa!!!! GM Sadorra in the haus!

GM JC, thanks for the visit and playing board #1 for the Philippines in Tromso Olympiad. Win-lose-draw, we are proud of you.

yong request ko na iskoran mo si GM Rahman natupad hahaha! salamat ng madami :)

mabuhay ka GM Sadorra!

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  wordfunph: bubz, thanks sa araybal ni GM Sadorra here in CG.

anlufet :)

Aug-19-14  bubuli55: wordz. Ispesyal mensyon pa kayo ni PM77. :)

Mabait si GM Julio.

Aug-19-14  pinoymaster77: Good am!!

Nice to read GM Ino's posts, may shoutout pa, thanks!

Congratulations for successfully anchoring the Philippine team in the Tromso Olympiad, sa maiden Olympiad stint pa and being 1 of the PINOY IRONMEN in playing ALL the 11 games (pati GM JP).

We are looking forward na kayong 3 nila GM JP and IM Paulo would form the young core of the next Olympiad teams. Hopefully 1 of our top guns can play pa, and for AFGM Torre, it will be assessed 2 years from now.

Im sure for GM Ino's chess career, it made him see his still unrealized potential, and we will follow your journey towards the 2625 and then the 2650 levels !

Aug-20-14  pinoymaster77: During these days, what sticks in memory is what Pontius Pilate said in the moview Passion of the Christ, by the way this is in the Bible too 'what is Truth?' and tama ba sa orig 'Que es veritas?'.

Grabe talaga these times when truth is attacked relentlessly, dami spinmasters,vested interests and outright liars.

Will just PM some actual witnesses o ask kung may chance magkita-kits.

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