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Kevel Oliva Castaneda

Number of games in database: 28
Years covered: 2012 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2491 (2528 rapid, 2418 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2511
Overall record: +8 -9 =10 (48.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

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   K Oliva Castaneda vs D Bojkov, 2012 1/2-1/2

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   Cuban Championship (2017)

   🏆 Guillermo Garcia Prem 2
   K Oliva Castaneda vs S Avila Pavas (Apr-25-19) 1/2-1/2
   M Munoz Pantoja vs K Oliva Castaneda (Aug-08-18) 1/2-1/2
   O Perez Mitjans vs K Oliva Castaneda (Aug-06-18) 0-1
   F Peralta vs K Oliva Castaneda (Sep-06-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Munoz Pantoja vs K Oliva Castaneda (Sep-04-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-04-1994, 29 years old) Cuba

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FIDE Master (2011); International Master (2014); Grandmaster (2017).

Winner of the Sitges International Open (2014), the Miguel Mas Figueres Open (2014), the Diada De L’11 De Setembre D’escacs Actius (2014) and the runner up at the Sabadell International Open in 2015.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Oliva Castaneda vs A Sumets  ½-½142012COQ InvitationalD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
2. B G Smith vs K Oliva Castaneda 1-0262012COQ InvitationalB23 Sicilian, Closed
3. K Oliva Castaneda vs N Kraiouchkine  1-0482012COQ InvitationalD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. H Masse vs K Oliva Castaneda  0-1642012COQ InvitationalE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
5. K Oliva Castaneda vs D Bojkov  ½-½222012COQ InvitationalE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. L Jiang vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½592012COQ InvitationalB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. K Oliva Castaneda vs W Arencibia Rodriguez  1-0812012COQ InvitationalD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
8. L Bruzon Batista vs K Oliva Castaneda  1-0422012COQ InvitationalA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. K Oliva Castaneda vs N Noritsyn  1-0532012COQ InvitationalA04 Reti Opening
10. K Oliva Castaneda vs O Almeida Quintana  1-041201348th Capablanca Open IA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
11. K Oliva Castaneda vs M Narciso Dublan  0-143201422nd Montcada OpenA04 Reti Opening
12. Z Rahman vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½73201440th Sitges OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. M Santos Ruiz vs K Oliva Castaneda  0-123201440th Badalona OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
14. K Oliva Castaneda vs O Perez Mitjans  ½-½88201440th Badalona OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. K Oliva Castaneda vs A Puranik  0-139201541st Sitges OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
16. I Alshameary Puente vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½312015TCh-ESP Div 1E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. K Oliva Castaneda vs O Almeida Quintana  ½-½812016ch-CUB AbsolutoB07 Pirc
18. A Alvarez Pedraza vs K Oliva Castaneda  0-1562016ch-CUB AbsolutoD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. S Mareco vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½52201611th American ContinentalA33 English, Symmetrical
20. D Flores vs K Oliva Castaneda  1-089201611th American ContinentalA05 Reti Opening
21. M Santos Ruiz vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½23201624th Montcada OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. S Buscara vs K Oliva Castaneda  1-034201624th Montcada OpenD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. O Perez Mitjans vs K Oliva Castaneda  ½-½45201642nd Badalona OpenB40 Sicilian
24. F Peralta vs K Oliva Castaneda  0-1632016TCh-ESP Div 1D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. K Oliva Castaneda vs M Narciso Dublan  ½-½2420169th Sabadell OpenA09 Reti Opening
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Jun-30-14  BIDMONFA: Kevel Oliva Castaneda

OLIVA, Kevel

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  Penguincw: I heard Castaneda played 36 rated games in August and gained 55 rating points to rise to 2501. Not bad for a junior.

BTW: He is an IM now.

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  ketchuplover: Greetings to all in oblivia :)
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  Penguincw: Still an IM, but 12th seed Kevel Oliva Castaneda was the highest finishing IM at the Sant Marti Open.

He finished with 7/9 (+6,-1,=2), good for sole third. He also gained 12.8 rating points.

Unfortunately, a devastating last round loss with white to eventually winner GM Sundar M Shyam cost him the GM norm, as his TPR was 2599. However, if I use a TPR calculator such as this one (, his TPR is actually 2601.

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