Miguel Illescas Cordoba
Number of games in database: 965
|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: +263 -195 =463 (53.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Gelfand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 0-1
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs Rachels, 1987 1-0
Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 1/2-1/2
Illescas Cordoba vs D Garcia Ilundain, 1991 1-0
Beliavsky vs Illescas Cordoba, 1990 0-1
Illescas Cordoba vs Nakamura, 2003 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs NN, 1978 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs Miles, 1995 1-0
Illescas Cordoba vs Bellon Lopez, 1992 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Pamplona International (2003)
Las Palmas (1987)
Spanish Championship (2013)
Buenos Aires Najdorf (1993)
Dubai Olympiad (1986)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
Manila Interzonal (1990)
Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
Turin Olympiad (2006)
Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
Tromso Olympiad (2014)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hoogovens 1993 by Tabanus
Linares 1988 by Tabanus
Linares 1988 by suenteus po 147
Buenos Aires 1993 by Chessdreamer
Dos Hermanas 1996 by suenteus po 147
Dos Hermanas 2001 by suenteus po 147
🏆 Tromso Olympiad
Van Huy Nguyen vs Illescas Cordoba (Aug-14-14) 1/2-1/2
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 Rapport (Aug-06-14) 1-0
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|MIGUEL ILLESCAS CORDOBA
(born Dec-03-1965, 55 years old) Spain
[what is this?]
|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 39; games 1-25 of 965
|1. Illescas Cordoba vs NN
||1-0||14||1978||corr||C37 King's Gambit Accepted|
|2. Illescas Cordoba vs Gheorghiu
|| ||0-1||40||1982||Badalona||A04 Reti Opening|
|3. Illescas Cordoba vs J Eslon
||1-0||33||1984||ESP||C44 King's Pawn Game|
|4. Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba
||1-0||44||1984||sim||A57 Benko Gambit|
|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||Holon op||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. Illescas Cordoba vs Liberzon
|| ||½-½||37||1986||Holon op||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. Illescas Cordoba vs Murey
|| ||0-1||25||1986||Holon op||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|9. T Georgadze vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||34||1986||26th Costa del Sol||A56 Benoni Defense|
|10. J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba
||0-1||35||1986||Dubai Olympiad||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|11. S Mirza vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||0-1||37||1986||Dubai Olympiad||A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation|
|12. Illescas Cordoba vs Ribli
|| ||½-½||49||1986||Dubai Olympiad||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|13. Skembris vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||31||1986||Dubai Olympiad||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. Sznapik vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||62||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|15. C McNab vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||0-1||39||1986||Dubai Olympiad||A13 English|
|16. Illescas Cordoba vs Panno
|| ||½-½||36||1986||Dubai Olympiad||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|17. P Nikolic vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||0-1||34||1986||Dubai Olympiad||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|18. Illescas Cordoba vs Nunn
||1-0||40||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|19. Fedorowicz vs Illescas Cordoba
||1-0||52||1986||Dubai Olympiad||A56 Benoni Defense|
|20. A Sokolov vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||17||1986||Dubai Olympiad||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|21. Illescas Cordoba vs Miralles
|| ||1-0||55||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C01 French, Exchange|
|22. Hjartarson vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||47||1986||Dubai Olympiad||A90 Dutch|
|23. M C Lopez vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||25||1987||Seville op||A60 Benoni Defense|
|24. Illescas Cordoba vs V Bach
|| ||1-0||30||1987||ESP||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|25. Illescas Cordoba vs D Roiz Baztan
|| ||1-0||25||1987||Monzon||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
| page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 965
|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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