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Reynaldo Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo
Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo 
Number of games in database: 553
Years covered: 1976 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2443 (2449 rapid, 2461 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2584

Overall record: +160 -119 =259 (53.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (51) 
    E32 E38 E20 E21 E34
 King's Indian (31) 
    E94 E97 E99 E91 E60
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A41 E00 A46 D02 E10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D31 D35 D36 D30
 Slav (18) 
    D10 D14 D12
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D85 D94 D82 D93 D91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (110) 
    B90 B80 B23 B84 B50
 Semi-Slav (39) 
    D43 D45 D47 D44 D48
 Sicilian Najdorf (38) 
    B90 B96 B93 B91 B92
 Sicilian Scheveningen (25) 
    B80 B84 B81 B83 B82
 English (14) 
    A13 A15 A14 A12
 Queen's Gambit Declined (14) 
    D30 D31 D36 D38
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs J Becerra Rivero, 1996 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs S Garcia Martinez, 2001 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs G Garcia, 1992 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Sadvakasov, 1999 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs J Polgar, 2002 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs M Sisniega, 1984 1-0
   A Rustemov vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo, 2002 0-1
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs G Lebredo, 1982 1-0
   Wahls vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo, 1996 0-1
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs A Lesiege, 2003 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Cuban Championship (2001)
   Malaga op 4th (2001)
   Guillermo Garcia Memorial 9th (2001)
   I Torneo Iberoamericano (Grupo-A) (2004)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   Superstars Hotel Bali (2002)
   Ubeda op 4th (1999)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   Valletta Olympiad (1980)
   World Team-ch 2nd (1989)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1983 Capablanca memorial (group B) by gauer
   2004 Capablanca memorial (group I) by gauer
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by
   1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer

   🏆 Varennes Open
   Nicholas Vettese vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo (Oct-08-17) 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Kevin Zhong (Oct-08-17) 1/2-1/2
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Charaf Bassel (Oct-07-17) 1-0
   T Duong vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo (Oct-07-17) 1-0
   Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Francis Durette (Oct-06-17) 1-0

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(born Jan-07-1961, 60 years old) Cuba

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Reynaldo Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo was awarded the GM title in 1988. He was Cuban champion in 1997 (=Amador Rodriguez Cespedes) and 2001, and represented Cuba in 10 Olympiads between 1980 and 2002, scoring an individual gold medal for board 3 at the 1998 Olympiad in Elista and an overall games results of +24 =36 -15 for a percentage of 56.0%. His tournament results include =3rd at Cienfuegos 1984, =1st at Varna 1986 and =4th at Portoroz 1987. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer, and the coach of the Cuban team.

He is the author of <The Meran Semi-Slav> from the "Chess Explained" series published in 2007 by Gambit Publications Ltd and also of the book <Chess Explained: The Nimzo Indian> also published in 2007 by Gambit Publications.

Wikipedia article: Reynaldo Vera

Last updated: 2019-01-07 03:44:32

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 566  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vladimirov vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0291976W/EU-ch U20 7677E00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Ftacnik vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0331977Groningen 24/46A22 English
3. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Yusupov  ½-½131977Wch U20C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
4. G Garcia Gonzalez vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  0-1371978Havana Radio RebeldeA13 English
5. R Ortega vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo 0-1421978Havana Radio RebeldeB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs F J Perez Perez  ½-½191978Havana Radio RebeldeC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
7. J Diaz Diaz vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0311978Havana Radio RebeldeD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs G Estevez Morales  ½-½201978Havana Radio RebeldeB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
9. N Velez vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0471978Havana Radio RebeldeA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs G Garcia  0-1361978Havana Radio RebeldeB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
11. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½181978Havana Radio RebeldeC67 Ruy Lopez
12. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs Hernandez Onna  ½-½151978Havana Radio RebeldeB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
13. S Garcia Martinez vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0261978Havana Radio RebeldeD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs A Remon  1-0401980BayamoA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
15. G Garcia vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0261980Capablanca Memorial-BB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
16. I Ivanov vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  0-1281980CienfuegosB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
17. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs J Fernandez Garcia  0-1591980Capablanca Memorial-BA33 English, Symmetrical
18. J E Armas Gutierrez vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  ½-½71980BayamoB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs G Lebredo  1-0321980Capablanca Memorial-BD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. M Paolozzi vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  1-0451980MexicoB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs A Zapata  0-1361980BayamoE70 King's Indian
22. Razuvaev vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  ½-½371980Capablanca Memorial-BD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. W Sariego Figueredo vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  0-1291980BayamoB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo vs C Velasquez Ojeda  1-0321980WchT U26A71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
25. C Blocker vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  ½-½321980WchT U26 fin-A 02ndD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 566  PGN Download
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Mar-28-06  BIDMONFA: Reynaldo Vera

VERA, Reynaldo

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  whiteshark: Player of the Day


Mar-15-09  WhiteRook48: Vera exciting!
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  whiteshark: Vera good, <WH47+>! :D
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  Tabanus: Placed 3rd in First Saturday GM (Budapest Hungary) 3-13 July 2010:

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  Peligroso Patzer: He is the author of <The Meran Semi-Slav> (©2007, tr. by Phil Adams) from the "Chess Explained" series published by Gambit Publications Ltd. (in which book his first name is spelt “Re<i>naldo”). According to the short bio on the back cover of tht book, Vera “has won the Cuban Championship on two occasions” (specific years not mentioned).
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  cro777: Cuban Grandmaster Reynaldo Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo is also the author of the book "Chess Explained: The Nimzo Indian" (his second book for Gambit Publications, 2007). Vera graduated from Havana University, and has written for many chess magazines, including New in Chess, Jaque and Peon de Rey.

He has won the Cuban Championship on two occasions (1997 and 2001) and was a member of the Cuban national team for more than two decades. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer, and the coach of the Cuban team.

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  Penguincw: Enjoy being POTD. :)
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  juan31: con mi limitado criterio de aficionado después de ver sus partidas opino que es un Maestro de altura. Felicidades Maestro Vera.
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday 53rd birthday to GM Reynaldo Vera.

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