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Eldis Cobo Arteaga
Number of games in database: 142
Years covered: 1952 to 1978
Highest rating achieved in database: 2420
Overall record: +17 -69 =56 (31.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (11) 
    E95 E70 E98 E77 E82
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E12 E15 E19
 Modern Benoni (8) 
    A56 A59 A68 A61 A62
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D94 D98 D93 D90 D80
 Sicilian (5) 
    B92 B94 B46 B66 B41
 Semi-Tarrasch Defense (4) 
    D41
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B35 B52 B45 B44 B72
 King's Indian (11) 
    E69 E94 E74 E66 E77
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C96 C88 C67 C93 C77
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C96 C88 C93
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A05
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   Havana (1965)

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ELDIS COBO ARTEAGA
(born Sep-05-1929, died 1991, 61 years old) Cuba

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Eldis Cobo Arteaga was awarded the IM title in 1967 and was joint Cuban champion in 1950. Winner of the US Open in 1958.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Cobo Arteaga vs J H Donner  0-140 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
2. C Kottnauer vs E Cobo Arteaga  1-061 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)A19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
3. E Cobo Arteaga vs E Weichselbaumer  1-027 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E41 Nimzo-Indian
4. E Cobo Arteaga vs I Aloni  0-142 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. E Cobo Arteaga vs H Rossetto  0-125 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
6. E Cobo Arteaga vs Gligoric  0-147 1952 HavanaE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
7. E Cobo Arteaga vs H Platz  1-037 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
8. L Barden vs E Cobo Arteaga  0-153 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C26 Vienna
9. E Cobo Arteaga vs D Hooper  ½-½27 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
10. R Toran Albero vs E Cobo Arteaga  ½-½24 1952 HavanaA04 Reti Opening
11. W Litmanowicz vs E Cobo Arteaga  ½-½22 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
12. E Cobo Arteaga vs E Eliskases  0-133 1952 HavanaE70 King's Indian
13. F Scafarelli vs E Cobo Arteaga  ½-½42 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de
14. G Pfeiffer vs E Cobo Arteaga  1-047 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C77 Ruy Lopez
15. A Beni vs E Cobo Arteaga  0-131 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)C88 Ruy Lopez
16. E Pedersen vs E Cobo Arteaga  0-140 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)D04 Queen's Pawn Game
17. P Kremer vs E Cobo Arteaga  0-130 1952 Helsinki ol (Men)B20 Sicilian
18. Najdorf vs E Cobo Arteaga  1-029 1952 HavanaD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. E Cobo Arteaga vs A Kaufman  0-148 1958 US OpenA56 Benoni Defense
20. Larry Evans vs E Cobo Arteaga 0-149 1958 US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
21. E Cobo Arteaga vs Schmid  0-127 1960 Leipzig ol (Men) qual-DB03 Alekhine's Defense
22. E Cobo Arteaga vs Smyslov 0-143 1962 19, Havana Cap memB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
23. E Cobo Arteaga vs Gligoric  0-140 1962 Capablanca memB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
24. Spassky vs E Cobo Arteaga  ½-½43 1962 Habana (Cuba)D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
25. E Cobo Arteaga vs Szabo  ½-½41 1962 VarnaE15 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-26-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Eldis Cobo Arteaga
Born 5th September 1929
Joint Cuban Champion in 1950 he was awarded the IM title in 1967.
Apr-23-06  szunzein: CG: I'm affraid that M. Eldis Cobo passed away long ago; would you update the information above? I'm aware that there are tournaments in Cuba on "Eldis Cobo in memorian". Thanks
Apr-23-06  szunzein: BTW he was a strong player, 22.7% doesn't reflec his strength, but CG is not to blame for that of course.
Sep-05-06  BIDMONFA: Eldis Cobo Arteaga

COBO, Eldis
http://www.bidmonfa.com/cobo_eldis....
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Mar-06-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Joshka: This guy also won the US Open in 1958!!...one year after Bobby did.
May-13-09  Petrosianic: After he won the US Open, <Chess Review> ran a puff piece announcing the result and questioning whether Cobo-Arteaga might be the next Capablanca. (Not trying to put any pressure on the guy, you understand.) Unfortunately, in the end, it took more than being born in Havana to be Capablanca, as should have been obvious from the outset, really. So, if you think trying to inject Fischer into a story about Cobo-Arteaga's US Open win is silly, <Chess Review> went one better.
Dec-07-09  machuelo: As szunzein mention, Eldis Cobo passed away long time ago, still young. I was very close friend of his and his family. And yes, he won the US Open in 1958 over Larry Evans and Robert Byrne among others. He, Jesús Rodríguez and Eleazar Jimenez, perennial Cuban Chess Champion ion the 60th, were the best players of the island before the new generation; all them passed away. Mr. Cobo Arteaga was a nice and afable gentleman with many friends in the chess world. Rest in Peace.
Miguel A. Sánchez
(New York 2009)
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