Number of games in database: 525
Years covered: 1984 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2506 (2552 rapid, 2483 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2579
Overall record: +192 -121 =210 (56.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
J Klinger vs W Arencibia, 1986 0-1
W Arencibia vs Jobava, 2005 1-0
B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia, 2015 0-1
W Arencibia vs Granda Zuniga, 1986 1-0
R Perez vs W Arencibia, 2005 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)
Capablanca Memorial Elite (2004)
American Continental Championship (2005)
XV Carlos Torre (2002)
Manila Interzonal (1990)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
36th Olympiad (2004)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2000 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
1986 World Junior chess championship by gauer
2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by chessgames.com
2006 Montreal (group B) by gauer
2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
1991 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
1999 Capablanca memorial (premier - I) by gauer
1990 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer
2004 Montreal (group B) by gauer
B Amin vs W Arencibia (Dec-30-15) 1/2-1/2
W Arencibia vs M Oleksienko (Dec-29-15) 0-1
R Edouard vs W Arencibia (Dec-28-15) 0-1
W Arencibia vs V Baghdasaryan (Dec-27-15) 1-0
W Arencibia vs O Abdulov (Dec-26-15) 1/2-1/2
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Last updated: 2017-07-01 14:49:08
(born Jul-21-1967, 50 years old) Cuba
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Walter Arencibia was born in Cuba in 1967. He learned chess at the age of eight and has won various tournaments, including the 1986 World Junior Chess Championship. Other tournament victories include the Cuban Youth Championships in 1985, tying for 1st at the Canadian open in 2006 with Abhijit Kunte and in 2011, he again tied for 1st-3rd with Joel Benjamin and Dejan Bojkov in the Canadian open. He has also represented Cuba at many Chess Olympiads from 1986 to 2006. He is a FIDE Trainer and he became a GM in 1990. He won the Cuban championship in 1986 and 1990.
Wikipedia article: Walter Arencibia
| page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 525
|1. F Braga vs W Arencibia
|| ||1-0||26||1984||10s, CUB||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|2. W Arencibia vs L Bueno Perez
|| ||1-0||43||1984||Capablanca mem-B||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|3. Vaisser vs W Arencibia
|| ||1-0||41||1985||Havana-B||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|4. W Arencibia vs E Pigusov
|| ||½-½||21||1985||Havana-B||A04 Reti Opening|
|5. K Frey Beckman vs W Arencibia
|| ||0-1||50||1985||Havana-B||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|6. W Arencibia vs C Garcia Palermo
|| ||0-1||38||1985||Havana-B||A25 English|
|7. J L Vilela vs W Arencibia
|| ||1-0||32||1985||Havana-B||A09 Reti Opening|
|8. W Arencibia vs Dlugy
|| ||0-1||54||1985||Havana-B||B56 Sicilian|
|9. A Barreras vs W Arencibia
|| ||½-½||24||1985||Havana-B||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|10. W Arencibia vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||½-½||10||1985||Havana-B||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|11. L Ortega vs W Arencibia
|| ||1-0||29||1985||Havana-B||A09 Reti Opening|
|12. W Arencibia vs V Zaltsman
|| ||0-1||39||1985||Havana II||A13 English|
|13. W Arencibia vs M Knezevic
|| ||0-1||51||1985||Havana-B||A10 English|
|14. Roman Hernandez vs W Arencibia
|| ||½-½||115||1985||Havana-B||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|15. E Rojas vs W Arencibia
|| ||½-½||53||1986||Wch U20||A84 Dutch|
|16. W Arencibia vs J Howell
|| ||1-0||61||1986||Wch U20||A68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack|
|17. P Staniszewski vs W Arencibia
|| ||0-1||49||1986||Wch U20||D89 Grunfeld|
|18. W Arencibia vs D Barua
|| ||½-½||35||1986||Wch U20||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|19. M Schlosser vs W Arencibia
|| ||0-1||26||1986||Wch U20||C06 French, Tarrasch|
|20. W Arencibia vs T Thorhallsson
|| ||½-½||61||1986||Wch U20||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|21. W Arencibia vs Granda Zuniga
||1-0||26||1986||Gausdal||A53 Old Indian|
|22. C Lamoureux vs W Arencibia
|| ||0-1||26||1986||Wch U20||D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5|
|23. W Arencibia vs S Agdestein
|| ||1-0||40||1986||Wch U20||E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|24. W Arencibia vs Anand
||½-½||54||1986||Gausdal||D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|25. W Arencibia vs R Saunders
|| ||½-½||18||1986||Wch U20||A57 Benko Gambit|
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|Apr-12-04|| ||Bitzovich: Wow, one of the few GMs i got to meet becomes player of the day. Actually, i got one of my games annotated by him (for quite a bit of money).. i just remember the way i couldn't understand a word of what he was saying :) (he has this really strong accent) |
|Jul-21-06|| ||rustamrocks: Happy birthday Walter. Nice way to celebrate (by beating Evgeny Bareev)!|
|Jul-21-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Walter Arencibia|
|Jul-21-07|| ||chessgames.com: To celebrate Walter's birthday, we just uploaded over 200 new games.|
|Aug-03-07|| ||MindCtrol9: Everybody liked him at the Pupo's Academy,in Holguin,Cuba.I used to play there when he was a child.Walter.I am Octavio Salazar.Im very proud of you,my friend.I do hope to shake your hand next year as well as other good players like Adelkis Remon,Pupo the teacher and many others.Congratulations!!!|
|Jul-21-10|| ||wordfunph: Cuban GM sporting a 2491 elo and a peak of 2573..
happy birthday Walter!
|Jul-21-10|| ||nanobrain: Hey, when's the birthday of my other favorite player, IM Ciprian-Costica Nanu?|
|Jul-21-10|| ||Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)|
|Jul-21-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Arencibia!
|Jul-21-14|| ||Penguincw: Happy 47th birthday to GM Walter Arencibia.|
|Jul-01-17|| ||Al2009: Last (July 2017) fide rating of GM Walter Rodríguez Arencibia is NOT 2201, as wrongly indicated here. 2201 is the last fide rating of the younger GONZALES Walter Arencibia, who was born in 1988. Last fide rating of GM Arencibia (born in 1967) is 2506. You confused the 2 Arencibia...|
|Jul-01-17|| ||Stonehenge: Thanks, I have entered the right FIDE player card for him. It may take a while but the rating will be corrected automatically.|
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