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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 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Y Quesada Perez vs F Amonatov  ½-½292008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. Bruzon Batista vs Tiviakov  ½-½152008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E17 Queen's Indian
3. J Nogueiras vs Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½132008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
4. H H Hernandez vs Khenkin  ½-½192008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. F Amonatov vs Bruzon Batista  ½-½232008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C67 Ruy Lopez
6. J Nogueiras vs H H Hernandez  ½-½172008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A33 English, Symmetrical
7. Arencibia Rodriguez vs Wojtaszek  ½-½462008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A30 English, Symmetrical
8. Tiviakov vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½142008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Bruzon Batista vs Khenkin  ½-½202008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
10. Y Quesada Perez vs J Nogueiras  ½-½192008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C10 French
11. Wojtaszek vs Tiviakov  ½-½182008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Dominguez Perez vs F Amonatov  ½-½362008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. Khenkin vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½622008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
14. F Amonatov vs Wojtaszek  ½-½212008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. Arencibia Rodriguez vs Tiviakov  ½-½192008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E17 Queen's Indian
16. Y Quesada Perez vs Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½432008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B42 Sicilian, Kan
17. Tiviakov vs F Amonatov  ½-½212008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
18. Wojtaszek vs Khenkin  ½-½212008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
19. J Nogueiras vs Wojtaszek  ½-½442008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
20. Y Quesada Perez vs Bruzon Batista  ½-½232008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
21. Khenkin vs Tiviakov  ½-½162008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)E17 Queen's Indian
22. H H Hernandez vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½232008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)A33 English, Symmetrical
23. F Amonatov vs Khenkin  ½-½222008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. Bruzon Batista vs Arencibia Rodriguez  ½-½182008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. Tiviakov vs J Nogueiras  ½-½412008Capablanca Memorial (Elite)C10 French
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