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J C Sadorra 
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Julio Catalino Sadorra
Number of games in database: 145
Years covered: 1996 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2548 (2531 rapid, 2544 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2611
Overall record: +55 -37 =33 (57.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      20 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
 King's Indian (8) 
    E76 E90 E71 E94
 Slav (8) 
    D11 D19 D16 D18 D15
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D85 D78 D80
 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 B42
 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
   R Bitoon vs J C Sadorra, 2010 1/2-1/2
   C Dougherty vs J C Sadorra, 2011 0-1
   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

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

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(born Sep-14-1986, 28 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) , (2)

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 145  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. Mirabeau Maga vs J C Sadorra  0-153 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. J C Sadorra vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½45 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
5. E Bagamasbad vs J C Sadorra  1-070 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J C Sadorra vs Ni Hua 1-039 2007 2nd PGMA CUP INTERNATIONAL OPED16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. J C Sadorra vs Xu Jun  ½-½28 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J C Sadorra vs B Bayarmandakh  0-172 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
9. J C Sadorra vs Lim Yee Weng  1-040 2007 Malaysian Open TtD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. A Nguyen vs J C Sadorra 0-148 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
11. S Megaranto vs J C Sadorra 1-043 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
12. E Ghaem Maghami vs J C Sadorra  1-051 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA13 English
13. Zhou Weiqi vs J C Sadorra 0-127 2007 Malaysian Open TtC03 French, Tarrasch
14. J C Sadorra vs R Tolentino 1-077 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipA80 Dutch
15. Hoang Thong Tu vs J C Sadorra  1-027 2007 Asian Individual ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
16. Li Chao vs J C Sadorra  1-030 2007 Manila opB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. J C Sadorra vs V Meijers 1-043 2008 MindsportsA04 Reti Opening
18. Wei Ming Kevin Goh vs J C Sadorra  ½-½37 2008 MindsportsB40 Sicilian
19. J C Sadorra vs D Arutinian  0-135 2008 Dubai OpenD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
20. J C Sadorra vs I Liong  ½-½59 2008 Malaysian OpenD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. J C Sadorra vs M Kravtsiv  1-061 2008 MindsportsA13 English
22. J C Sadorra vs G N Gopal 1-029 2008 MindsportsD80 Grunfeld
23. J C Sadorra vs I K Sukandar  1-042 2008 Malaysian OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. J C Sadorra vs H Mohamed  1-014 2008 Dubai OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
25. R Bitoon vs J C Sadorra  1-041 2008 Battle of GrandmastersC10 French
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 145  PGN Download
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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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  bubuli55: GM Julio Sadorra is training for the upcoming Millionaire Chess in Las Vegas this October.

Good luck, GM Julio. :)

Sep-09-14  pinoymaster77: All the best kay GM Ino, mga 1 month na lang!

Sana more Pinoys can join that Millionaire Chess Open and get some of those prizes !

Sep-12-14  pinoymaster77: Reportedly, matuloy daw the 2 intl events nasa NCFP calendar in Nov. Wonder if free sked ni GM Ino to play. Usually naman ma cover airfare specially now na PSC elite athlete and de facto PHI #1.
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  bubuli55: Alfred Nobel's dynamite changed the civilization and the face of the Earth. Dynamite hastened the construction of the Hoover Dam, the transcontinental railroad, among others. It also played a big part in connecting two oceans. On a simple way, it is used to control the mosquito population - not by blowing up the bugs, but by blowing out ditches full of stagnant water where they breed.

Chess #2 Fabiano Capuana showed dynamic play in HC Sinquefield Cup by winning his first seven games and drawing the last three games. Caruana's explosive performance could arguably be the best ever in chess history.

Just maybe, that performance will give Julio great motivation to blow out the challenges to the next level. And forward on. :)

Sep-25-14  pinoymaster77: Im almost sure it was great experience for GM Ino to man the top board for PHI team in Tromso, specially that memorable fighting draw vs legend GM Chucky Ivanchuk.

No way to go but UP...

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  bubuli55: Best of luck, Julio. May you be that Million Man!
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  wordfunph: gm JC, all the best!
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  bubuli55: A tough pairing for Julio in today's rd 7 against Dreev. Even tho Julio plays the light colors here, Dreev is tough with the black pieces esp. with the Benoni. This pairing is going to be a very good match. My prediction is a draw.

Let the fun begin! :)

Oct-12-14  Pulo y Gata: Dreev is also an acknowledged theoretician in Slav and Semi-Slav openings.
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  bubuli55: Nice game, Julio :)
Oct-21-14  pinoymaster77: Nice article in chessity by GM Ino :

Oct-28-14  joeyj: Now the #1 player of the PHI !!!

Nov-06-14  pinoymaster77: Di na accessible FB ni GM Ino.

bubuli55, would you have news if GM Ino could play in the 2 intl events here in Dec ?

Nov-18-14  pinoymaster77: Thanks for the confirmation / reply GM Ino !

All the best sa UTD Invitational !

Nov-22-14  pinoymaster77: Sa on-going UTD Dallas Fall FIDE Open, eh per chessdom site sa rd1 GM Ino drew vs Li Rifeng. while WIM Chardine Camacho lost to Denis Kadric. Daniel Gurevich drew with GM Conrad Holt.

In round 2, GM Ino beat Daniel Gurevich , GM Holt won over Michael Corallo. Another US name Ive been hearing is Kayden Troff who won over Li Ruegenf

In the on-going rd3, GM Ino playing Arnan Hambleton, Koushik Girish vs Kayden Troff, WIM Camacho vs Zurab Javakhadze, David Berkzes vs GM Holt.

Malamang daw GM Holt (playing for Dallas) makaharap sa USCL Finals sa top board ni GM Wes next Wed. 2 other names na familiar eh Jeffrey Xiong and Anton Kovalyov.

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  bubuli55: Maganda ang panalo ni GM Julio sa round 3. :)


Nov-27-14  pinoymaster77: Nakapuntos sa last rounds for more decent 14th place finish.

Regroup na lang and few days rest, then byahe to dear Phils.

Sila GM JP and IM Pau would be coming straight from tournaments, si JP sa Qatar rd3 today while Pau sa Asian Jrs set to start pa this Sat.

Dec-16-14  pinoymaster77: After a rough sailing in the PICC where GM Ino finished with 5.5 / 10 and losing -18.9 sa ELO with losses to IM Narayanan, GM Bitoon and NM Dela Cruz, eh Ino bounced back with a GOOD start in the PSC / Puregold Chess Challenge, leading the Pinoy charge with 3.5 / 4.

All the best to GM Ino in the remaining 6 games !

Dec-17-14  pinoymaster77: After 6 rounds, Tromso Olympians GMs Ino and Panjol leading the Pinoy charge with 4.5pts. Also doing well so far are IM Garcia with 4.5 and IM Pascua with 4pts, but they will start testing more GMs in their next rounds

Dec-18-14  pinoymaster77: After winning over IM Jem in rd7, GM Ino now co-leads with top seed GM Popov with 5.5 pts! Next ay GM Demchenko this am. IM Hari ambushed GM Gagushnavili to up his total to 5pts /6th but will go up against TOP seed GM Popov this am! GM Panjol will play GM Demchenko :

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  bubuli55: GM Julio,

Happy Holidays!


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  bubuli55: Happy New Year 2015!
Mar-03-15  pinoymaster77: Sa Pinoy delegation campaigning in the 3.3 Zonals, si GM Ino lang coming from USA and have to contend with the long trip and jetlag.

Thanks GM Ino for sticking it out with the NCFP and continue to play for PHI, even if US-based and married to a US citizen. Dual citizen na din siguro si GM Ino?

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