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Capablanca Memorial (Elite) Tournament

Leinier Dominguez Perez6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Farrukh Amonatov5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[games]
Igor Khenkin5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[games]
Holden Hernandez Carmenates5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Sergei Tiviakov4.5/9(+0 -0 =9)[games]
Radoslaw Wojtaszek4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Jesus Nogueiras4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Yuniesky Quesada Perez3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Walter Arencibia Rodriguez3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Lazaro Bruzon Batista3/8(+0 -2 =6)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2008)

The 43rd Capablanca Memorial was a 10-player round robin held from 8-17 May 2008 in Hotel Neptuno-Tritón, Havana, Cuba. Games started at 3 pm. Rest day: May 11. Time controls: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 30 more minutes to finish the game, having 30 seconds added per move from the start. Local hero Leinier Dominguez Perez won the event for the second time with 6/10. The winner of the European Individual Championship (2008) Sergei Tiviakov played nine draws and swam in the Caribbean Sea. He also took pictures for ChessBase.

Age Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Dominguez 24 2695 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 6 2 Amonatov 30 2625 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 5½ 3 Khenkin 40 2609 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 5½ 4 Hernandez 23 2568 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 5 5 Tiviakov 35 2635 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 4½ 6 Wojtaszek 21 2625 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ + 4½ 7 Nogueiras 48 2559 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 4 8 Quesada 23 2567 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 3½ 9 Arencibia 40 2534 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 3½ 10 Bruzon 26 2608 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ - 0 ½ ½ * 3

Category: XV (2604). Chief arbiter: Serafin Chuit Perez. Bruzon did not turn up for his last round game vs Wojtaszek (= 44 games).

The Open swiss tournament was won on tiebreak by IM Aryam Abreu Delgado ahead of Aramis Alvarez Pedraza, both with 7.5/10. Abreu took his final GM norm.

Sources

TWIC 706 (https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...)
TWIC 709 (https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...)
Chess-Results (https://chess-results.com/tnr13575....)
Szachowa Vistula 2008 (http://szachowavistula.pl/vistula/h...)
ChessBase 22 May 2008 (https://en.chessbase.com/post/domin...)
Zenon Franco Ocampos in ABC Color, 2 June 2008 (http://www.tabladeflandes.com/zenon...)
Ibrahím González Contreras in Mayaweb, 21 May 2008 (http://mayabeque.blogia.com/2008/05...)

Previous: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2007). Next: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2009)

Original collection: Game Collection: Capablanca Memorial (Elite) 2008 by User: Tabanus. Round dates are from Chess-Results.

 page 2 of 2; games 26-44 of 44  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. J Nogueiras vs Wojtaszek  ½-½442008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
27. Arencibia Rodriguez vs F Amonatov  0-1472008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A07 King's Indian Attack
28. Khenkin vs Tiviakov  ½-½162008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E17 Queen's Indian
29. Y Quesada Perez vs Bruzon Batista  ½-½232008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
30. H H Hernandez vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½232008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A33 English, Symmetrical
31. Wojtaszek vs H H Hernandez  ½-½422008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E17 Queen's Indian
32. F Amonatov vs Khenkin  ½-½222008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
33. Bruzon Batista vs Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½182008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
34. Tiviakov vs J Nogueiras  ½-½412008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C10 French
35. Dominguez Perez vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½472008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C53 Giuoco Piano
36. Bruzon Batista vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½142008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
37. Y Quesada Perez vs Wojtaszek  ½-½132008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C42 Petrov Defense
38. H H Hernandez vs Tiviakov  ½-½722008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E15 Queen's Indian
39. Arencibia Rodriguez vs Khenkin  0-1532008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E20 Nimzo-Indian
40. J Nogueiras vs F Amonatov  0-1352008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
41. Tiviakov vs Y Quesada Perez  ½-½202008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
42. F Amonatov vs H H Hernandez  ½-½432008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
43. Dominguez Perez vs Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0462008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C18 French, Winawer
44. Khenkin vs J Nogueiras  ½-½62008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 2 of 2; games 26-44 of 44  PGN Download
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