Julio Becerra Rivero
Number of games in database: 251
Years covered: 1994 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2539
Highest rating achieved in database: 2614
Overall record: +104 -55 =91 (59.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
J Becerra Rivero vs M Goss, 2012 1-0
J Becerra Rivero vs Robson, 2009 1-0
D Perrine vs J Becerra Rivero, 2011 0-1
J Becerra Rivero vs H Spangenberg, 1994 1-0
J Becerra Rivero vs J Sarkar, 2007 1-0
J Becerra Rivero vs J Sarkar, 2006 1-0
J Becerra Rivero vs A Liang, 2011 1-0
Michael Vilenchuk vs J Becerra Rivero, 2011 0-1
A Stein vs J Becerra Rivero, 2007 0-1
J Becerra Rivero vs J Friedel, 2008 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
World Open (2007)
US Championships (2007)
Foxwoods Open (2008)
World Open (2008)
Foxwoods Open (2009)
US Championship (2008)
Marshall Chess Club Championship (2003)
United States Chess League (2008)
Chessmaster US Championships 2005 (2004)
US Championship (2009)
National Open (2007)
HB Global Chess Challenge (2005)
112th US Open (2011)
34th World Open (2006)
US Championship 2006 (2006)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
SPICE Cup 2008 by Black Pawn
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| page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251
|1. J Becerra Rivero vs Antunes
||Havana op||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|2. J Becerra Rivero vs Van Wely
||Capablanca mem-A||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|3. Miles vs J Becerra Rivero
||Capablanca mem-A||A48 King's Indian|
|4. J Becerra Rivero vs P San Segundo Carrillo
||It open||B40 Sicilian|
|5. J Becerra Rivero vs H Spangenberg
||Capablanca||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|6. M Abarca Aguirre vs J Becerra Rivero
||Moscow ol (Men)||E81 King's Indian, Samisch|
|7. Quinteros vs J Becerra Rivero
||It (cat.10)||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|8. Larsen vs J Becerra Rivero
||San Martin||E77 King's Indian|
|9. J Becerra Rivero vs W Arencibia
||Andorra op 13th||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|10. Van Wely vs J Becerra Rivero
||Capablanca mem||E92 King's Indian|
|11. Miles vs J Becerra Rivero
||Capablanca mem||A48 King's Indian|
|12. J Becerra Rivero vs G Timoshchenko
||Balaguer op||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|13. J Becerra Rivero vs W Arencibia
||Capablanca mem Elite 31st||A39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4|
|14. R Gonzalez vs J Becerra Rivero
||Capablanca mem Elite 31st||B50 Sicilian|
|15. R Vera vs J Becerra Rivero
||Cienfuegos City Cap mem||A04 Reti Opening|
|16. I Morovic vs J Becerra Rivero
||Capablanca A Cienfuegos City CUB||B57 Sicilian|
|17. R Gonzalez vs J Becerra Rivero
|18. J Becerra Rivero vs Miles
||Capablanca A Cienfuegos City CUB||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|19. M Kazhgaleyev vs J Becerra Rivero
||4th World Team Ch||E70 King's Indian|
|20. J Becerra Rivero vs A Zapata
||Capablanca Elite,CUB||B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|21. Rublevsky vs J Becerra Rivero
||4th World Team Ch||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|22. Pelletier vs J Becerra Rivero
||4th World Team Ch||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|23. A Minasian vs J Becerra Rivero
||4th World Team Ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|24. J Becerra Rivero vs Khurtsidze
||4th World Team Ch||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|25. J Becerra Rivero vs Bacrot
||Capablanca mem Elite 33rd||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
| page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251
|May-20-05|| ||mindanalyzer: Cheers, Julio! I hope you do well in future tournaments.
"Another Cuban from miami"|
|Oct-06-05|| ||chenturini: I want read a short biography of J. Becerra-Rivero. I remember his performance in Habana, Nov-1992. Curiosly, was the first international tournament of Paco Vallejo (ten years at the moment). Becerra was spectacular, and overwhelmed all rivals. Great.|
|Mar-11-07|| ||thesonicvision: there really should be more
info about him here. he's
a 2600+, and one of the best in the
|May-19-07|| ||BIDMONFA: Julio J Becerra-Rivero|
|May-22-07|| ||bauernfresser: He was MVP in the US Chess League 2006.|
|May-16-08|| ||Knight13: Everyone in Florida knows this guy. He steals all the $$$$ in big tournaments and always wins the Florida State Chess Championship!|
|Aug-11-08|| ||myschkin: . . .
Cuban born GM <Julio Becerra-Rivero> gives some insights:
(Castle Chess Interviews)
|Oct-14-08|| ||OhioChessFan: Hope Chessgames gets some bio info to let us know more about the person commentating the WC match.|
|Feb-10-09|| ||Augalv: Introducing: Grandmaster Julio Becerra Rivero
|May-12-09|| ||blacksburg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXY_...|
|Jun-02-09|| ||hedgeh0g: "He is a GM."
R U CEREAL??
|Nov-05-09|| ||Tabanus: He played in the olympiads 1994 (1st reserve), 1996 (board 3) and 1998 (board 4). Tournament win in 2009:|
|Nov-14-09|| ||dakgootje: According to http://gambit.blogs.nytimes.com/200... he just beat Nakamura in 12 moves. Not bad at all:|
Becerra - Nakamura
1 e4 c5
2 Nf3 Nf6
3 e5 Nd5
4 Nc3 e6
5 Nd5 ed5
6 d4 Nc6
7 dc5 Bc5
8 Qd5 d6
9 Bc4 Qe7
10 Bg5 f6
11 0-0-0 de5
12 Rhe1 Resigns
|Jul-13-10|| ||strobane: What's Julio doing now?
Haven't seen any of his games since last year.
|Oct-15-10|| ||wordfunph: 2007 U.S. Championship: On his chess site ChessNinja.com, Mig Greengard generously offered to match up to $500 of readers' contributions to a brilliancy prize fund for the tournament. In the end, the first prize of $1,165 went to GM Julio Becerra for his win over GM Hikaru Nakamura. Mig relates that when he told Becerra of his prize, he asked "For which game?"|
|Oct-23-14|| ||zanzibar: His wiki page has a link to a USCF bio for him:
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