Miguel Illescas Cordoba
Number of games in database: 938
|Illescas at the European Chess Team Championship, Warsaw, 2013.|
Photograph by Przemyslaw Jahr courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Years covered: 1978 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2613 (2612 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2640
Overall record: +253 -191 =446 (53.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
48 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs Rachels, 1987 1-0
Gelfand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 0-1
Illescas Cordoba vs D Garcia Ilundain, 1991 1-0
Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 1/2-1/2
Illescas Cordoba vs NN, 1978 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs Miles, 1995 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1992 1-0
J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba, 1986 0-1
Illescas Cordoba vs M Gurevich, 1988 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Pamplona International (2003)
Dos Hermanas (1999)
Spanish Championship (2013)
Spanish Championship (2002)
Manila Interzonal (1990)
European Team Championship (2005)
European Team Championship (2007)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
36th Olympiad (2004)
European Team Championship (2011)
Chess Olympiad (2014)
Chess Olympiad (2012)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Buenos Aires 1993 by Chessdreamer
Linares 1988 by Tabanus
Linares 1988 by suenteus po 147
Dos Hermanas 1996 by suenteus po 147
Dos Hermanas 2001 by suenteus po 147
Madrid 1997 by suenteus po 147
🏆 Chess Olympiad
Van Huy Nguyen vs Illescas Cordoba (Aug-14-14) 1/2-1/2
P Kostenko vs Illescas Cordoba (Aug-12-14) 0-1
T Kantans vs Illescas Cordoba (Aug-11-14) 0-1
Illescas Cordoba vs H Tikkanen (Aug-09-14) 1/2-1/2
Illescas Cordoba vs R Rapport (Aug-06-14) 1-0
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|MIGUEL ILLESCAS CORDOBA
(born Dec-03-1965, 54 years old) Spain
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|Miguel Illescas Cordoba was awarded the GM title in 1988 and is an eight time Spanish champion. In tournaments he was 1st= at the Las Palmas Open 1987 and 4th at Montpellier 1988.|
Wikipedia article: Miguel Illescas
| page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 938
|1. Illescas Cordoba vs NN
||1-0||14||1978||cr||C37 King's Gambit Accepted|
|2. Illescas Cordoba vs Gheorghiu
|| ||0-1||40||1982||Badalona||A04 Reti Opening|
|3. Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba
||1-0||44||1984||sim||A57 Benko Gambit|
|4. Illescas Cordoba vs J Eslon
||1-0||33||1984||ESP||C44 King's Pawn Game|
|5. Illescas Cordoba vs A Magen
|| ||1-0||44||1986||Holon op||C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|6. Illescas Cordoba vs L Pliester
||1-0||38||1986||It Holon (ISR)||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. T Georgadze vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||34||1986||ESP||A56 Benoni Defense|
|8. Illescas Cordoba vs V Liberzon
|| ||½-½||37||1986||It Holon (ISR)||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|9. Illescas Cordoba vs Murey
|| ||0-1||25||1986||Holon ISR||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|10. J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba
||0-1||35||1986||Chess Olympiad||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|11. Illescas Cordoba vs Ribli
|| ||½-½||49||1986||Chess Olympiad||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|12. Sznapik vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||62||1986||Chess Olympiad||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|13. C McNab vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||0-1||39||1986||Chess Olympiad||A13 English|
|14. Illescas Cordoba vs Panno
|| ||½-½||36||1986||Chess Olympiad||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|15. P Nikolic vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||0-1||34||1986||Chess Olympiad||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|16. Illescas Cordoba vs Nunn
||1-0||40||1986||Chess Olympiad||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|17. Fedorowicz vs Illescas Cordoba
||1-0||52||1986||Chess Olympiad||A56 Benoni Defense|
|18. A Sokolov vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||17||1986||Chess Olympiad||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|19. Hjartarson vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||47||1986||Chess Olympiad||A90 Dutch|
|20. Illescas Cordoba vs D Roiz Baztan
|| ||1-0||25||1987||Monzon||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|21. Illescas Cordoba vs A Domont
|| ||1-0||34||1987||It Sevilla (ESP)||B33 Sicilian|
|22. Illescas Cordoba vs V Mompo Ballester
|| ||1-0||31||1987||Sevilla||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|23. M Rivas Pastor vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||13||1987||Santa Catalina USA||A56 Benoni Defense|
|24. R Kuijf vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||37||1987||Sevilla||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|25. Illescas Cordoba vs J Fernandez Garcia
||1-0||26||1987||Las Palmas||C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham|
| page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 938
|Sep-12-04|| ||meloncio: Last month Illescas won the Spanish Chess Championship celebrated in Sevilla, my hometown. Congratulations Miguel! |
http://www.campeonatoajedrez.com/ (in spanish)
|Sep-29-04|| ||shr0pshire: Illescas is one of the three listed chess coaches for Kramnik for the 2004 world championships. |
Impressive that Kramnik chose him and two other russians.
|Dec-30-05|| ||BIDMONFA: Miguel Illescas-Cordoba|
Champion Spain Championship
Campeón de España
|May-28-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Miguel Illescas-Cordoba|
|Dec-03-09|| ||blackburne: The best game of Illescas
Illescas-Cordoba vs Morozevich, 1996
|Sep-19-10|| ||Ezzy: Is the new Spanish champion 2010. His 8th Spanish title I think!!|
|Feb-07-12|| ||GrahamClayton: Illescas was involved in an unusual incident in the final round of the 2011 Spanish Championship. He was playing Olga Alexandrova, who happens to be his wife. A win for either would have won them the title, but might have raised suspicions of a "fixed" game. On the other hand, playing a long game while waiting to see how other games finished would also be a little dodgy, so Illescas and Alexandrova agreed on a 10-move draw. Illescas finished =1st with Alvar Alonso Rosell, but lost the title on a tie-break.|
|Nov-09-12|| ||tzar: Sr. Illescas: if you ever read this post I would like to hear your opinion, as one of the people who helped to programme Deep Blue, about Kasparov's allegations of cheating...how he got to this conclusion and if in your opinion his allegations were founded or excuses of a bad looser....Gracias por anticipado...|
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