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Reynaldo Vera
R Vera 
Number of games in database: 526
Years covered: 1976 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2443 (2449 rapid, 2461 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2584

Overall record: +157 -113 =241 (54.3%)*
   * 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 (49) 
    E32 E38 E20 E34 E21
 King's Indian (27) 
    E94 E97 E99 E98 E81
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    E00 A41 E10 D02 A46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (19) 
    D37 D31 D35 D36 D30
 Slav (18) 
    D10 D14 D12
 Grunfeld (15) 
    D85 D94 D91 D93 D82
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (106) 
    B90 B80 B23 B96 B22
 Semi-Slav (37) 
    D45 D43 D47 D44 D48
 Sicilian Najdorf (37) 
    B90 B96 B93 B92 B91
 Sicilian Scheveningen (24) 
    B80 B84 B81 B82 B83
 Queen's Gambit Declined (14) 
    D30 D31 D38 D36
 English (13) 
    A13 A15 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Vera vs J Becerra Rivero, 1996 1-0
   R Vera vs G Garcia, 1992 1-0
   R Vera vs S Garcia Martinez, 2001 1-0
   R Vera vs Sadvakasov, 1999 1-0
   R Vera vs Judit Polgar, 2002 1-0
   R Vera vs M Sisniega, 1984 1-0
   A Rustemov vs R Vera, 2002 0-1
   Wahls vs R Vera, 1996 0-1
   R Vera vs A Lesiege, 2003 1-0
   R Vera vs G Lebredo, 1982 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   I Torneo Iberoamericano (Grupo-A) (2004)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   Superstars Hotel Bali (2002)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   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
   2002 Capablanca memorial (elite) by gauer
   1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer

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

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(born Jan-07-1961, 59 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 22; games 1-25 of 526  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Vladimirov vs R Vera  1-0291976W/EU-ch U20 7677E00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. R Vera vs Yusupov  ½-½131977Wch U20C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
3. Ftacnik vs R Vera  1-0331977Groningen 24/46A22 English
4. R Vera vs Roman Hernandez  ½-½151978Havana Radio RebeldeB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
5. J Diaz Diaz vs R Vera  1-0311978Havana Radio RebeldeD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. R Ortega vs R Vera 0-1421978Havana Radio RebeldeB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. R Vera vs E Jimenez Zerquera  ½-½181978Havana Radio RebeldeC67 Ruy Lopez
8. R Vera vs G Garcia  0-1361978Havana Radio RebeldeB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. N Velez vs R Vera  1-0471978Havana Radio RebeldeA07 King's Indian Attack
10. R Vera vs F J Perez Perez  ½-½191978Havana Radio RebeldeC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
11. G Garcia Gonzalez vs R Vera  0-1371978Havana Radio RebeldeA13 English
12. R Vera vs G Estevez Morales  ½-½201978Havana Radio RebeldeB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. S Garcia Martinez vs R Vera  1-0261978Havana Radio RebeldeD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. R Vera vs A Zapata  0-1361980BayamoE70 King's Indian
15. R Vera vs A Remon  1-0401980BayamoA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
16. M P S Da Cunha vs R Vera  1-0451980MexicoB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. Razuvaev vs R Vera  ½-½371980Capablanca Memorial-BD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. W Sariego Figueredo vs R Vera  0-1291980BayamoB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. R Vera vs G Lebredo  1-0321980Capablanca Memorial-BD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. J E Armas Gutierrez vs R Vera  ½-½71980BayamoB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
21. R Vera vs J Fernandez Garcia  0-1591980Capablanca Memorial-BA33 English, Symmetrical
22. Igor Ivanov vs R Vera  0-1281980CienfuegosB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. G Garcia vs R Vera  1-0261980Capablanca Memorial-BB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
24. R Vera vs C Velasquez Ojeda  1-0321980WchT U26A71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
25. C Blocker vs R Vera  ½-½321980WchT U26 fin-A 02ndD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 526  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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