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Rogelio Barcenilla
R Barcenilla 
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Number of games in database: 98
Years covered: 1987 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2463 (2415 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2518

Overall record: +32 -39 =23 (46.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (16) 
    A13 A10 A16 A12 A14
 Sicilian (10) 
    B84 B81 B83 B41 B47
 Sicilian Scheveningen (5) 
    B81 B84 B83
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C68 C67
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (20) 
    E90 E99 E97 E62 E63
 Two Knights (9) 
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C93 C78 C68 C91 C60
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Adu vs R Barcenilla, 2016 0-1
   G Forbes vs R Barcenilla, 2016 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Millionaire Chess (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   B Michiels vs R Barcenilla (Aug-15-20) 1-0, rapid
   Y T Taher vs R Barcenilla (Aug-14-20) 0-1, rapid
   R Barcenilla vs Fridman (Aug-14-20) 0-1, rapid
   M Heimann vs R Barcenilla (Oct-26-17) 0-1
   R Barcenilla vs S Thavandiran (Oct-25-17) 0-1

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(born Jan-23-1972, 49 years old) Philippines

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Grandmaster. He is married to Lilibeth Lee.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 98  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Barcenilla vs V Akopian  0-1601987Wch U20A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
2. R Barcenilla vs Degraeve 1-0371987Wch U20E81 King's Indian, Samisch
3. Chandler vs R Barcenilla  ½-½521988Thessaloniki OlympiadC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
4. R Barcenilla vs I Sokolov 1-0511988Thessaloniki OlympiadC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
5. R Barcenilla vs J Ye  0-1701989Manila Far East Bank opB83 Sicilian
6. R Barcenilla vs Z Rahman 1-0541989Asia-ch U20B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
7. R Barcenilla vs J Ye 1-0321990Shah Alam Asia ztB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
8. R Barcenilla vs Adianto 1-0341990Asia ZonalB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
9. Kramnik vs R Barcenilla  1-0271990Wch U18C50 Giuoco Piano
10. E Torre vs R Barcenilla 1-0411991BacolodB22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. Wojtkiewicz vs R Barcenilla 1-0311991ManilaE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. R Barcenilla vs Adorjan  0-1411991BacolodB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
13. A Pacis vs R Barcenilla 1-0711991Manila OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
14. R Barcenilla vs Wojtkiewicz  ½-½261991BacolodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. F Donguines vs R Barcenilla 1-0391991BacolodC55 Two Knights Defense
16. Sherzer vs R Barcenilla 0-1381991Wch U20C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
17. R Barcenilla vs Ftacnik 1-0501991BacolodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. E Torre vs R Barcenilla  ½-½121992Beijing (China)B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Esmaeil Sa vs R Barcenilla  ½-½641992Ch Asian Cities (team)C55 Two Knights Defense
20. R Barcenilla vs Xu Jun  0-1281992Beijing itB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
21. R Antonio vs R Barcenilla  ½-½631992Beijing (China)C55 Two Knights Defense
22. R Barcenilla vs Adianto 1-0571992BeijingB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. R Barcenilla vs Z Rahman  ½-½471992Dubai Asian CitiesC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
24. R Barcenilla vs I Rogers  0-1551992CebuB72 Sicilian, Dragon
25. R Barcenilla vs Vasiukov  0-1461993DohaB41 Sicilian, Kan
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 98  PGN Download
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Jan-23-14  epistle: <* They have 17 yr old only son who had no interest in chess. Think he's into Tae Kwondo >

Interesting to note that Glenn Bordonada's son also has no interest in chess and is deep into Judo.

Feb-07-14  kardopov: <epistle: <* They have 17 yr old only son who had no interest in chess. Think he's into Tae Kwondo > Interesting to note that Glenn Bordonada's son also has no interest in chess and is deep into Judo.> Then, I conclude that chess isn't genes related.
Feb-07-14  Fiona Macleod: A child does not inherit only the genes of the father. Maybe their mothers are into martial arts.
Feb-08-14  kardopov: <Fiona Macleod: A child does not inherit only the genes of the father. Maybe their mothers are into martial arts.>Maybe. But both Banjo and his wife are chess players. Maybe it's about the concern for future of their offspring that was taken into consideration. Even Eugene Torre's child did not become a chess player. Many chess players though did let their children follow their footsteps like the Badilles, Marianos and Nouri.
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  wordfunph: Rogelio ‘Banjo’ Barcenilla US-Based Chess GM Remains a Pinoy at Heart

by Arman Armero

Jun-23-14  pinoymaster77: All the best sa game vs IM Jem bukas, malamang English ah...
Jun-23-14  kardopov: Both are keen practitioner of english opening. My penny is on Jan Em on this one.
Jul-03-14  pinoymaster77: Congrats to GM Banjo on being designated as Coach of the Men's Team to the Tromso Olympiad! BTW, Wes' slot is tenous, we'll know in next few days siguro on the final team composition :

Jul-30-14  pinoymaster77: Mabuti nag reconsider GM Banjo, at magiging 5th and final member, baka Board 3 o 4 ang assignment...

Oct-11-15  pinoymaster77: Ayos winning na si GM Banjo, +5.79 na

Barcenilla, Rogelio - Stukopin, Andrey

Millionaire Chess 2015 round 06

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1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. cxd5 exd5 4. d4 c6 5. Nc3 Bf5 6. Bf4 Nf6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Be7 10. h3 O-O 11. O-O Nb6 12. Nd2 Qd7 13. Rab1 a5 14. Rfc1 Nh5 15. Bh2 f5 16. Be5 Bd6 17. f4 Ng3 18. b3 Ba3 19. Rc2 Qe7 20. Kh2 Ne4 21. Rg1 Nd7 22. g4 Nxe5 23. dxe5 Nc5 24. Qf1 Ne6 25. Ne2 Bc5 26. Qf2 Kh8 27. Nf3 g5 28. gxf5 Rxf5 29. Rxc5 Nxc5 30. Ned4 Rff8 31. Nxg5 Ne4 32. Qh4 c5 33. Ndf3 a4 34. Rg2 axb3 35. axb3 Nxg5 36. Rxg5 Qe6 37. Rh5 Ra2+ 38. Kg3 Qg8+ 39. Ng5 Rf7 40. e6 Rg7 41. f5 Ra6 *

Jan-23-16  epistle: Hello Barce! Happy birthday!
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Rogelio Barcenilla.
Aug-30-16  Virgil A: Make it happen, GM Barcenilla. Continue your winning ways in the Olympiad. Good luck!
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  wordfunph: Gabby Concepcion look-alike GM Barce, good luck!

para sa inang bayan!

Sep-01-16  epistle: The Michael Adams of the Philippines! (same age, hehe). Go Banjo "The Gagamba" Barcenilla!
Sep-07-16  pinoymaster77: Nice 2 grindout gapang wins in rounds 4 and 5, now 4/5 ! Sana magtuloy tuloy

Actually a pleasant surprise! Its been awhile since his last Olympiad, 1996 pa ata

Sep-12-16  kamagong24: rd 10

FM Berry, Neil 2315 (SCO) vs Barcenilla, Rogelio 2455 (PHI)

black preventing the Bayonet Attack against the KID with an early 7. a5 move

Sep-12-16  kamagong24: panalo!!!

good job!!!

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  wordfunph: GM Banjo, goodluck sa last round!
Sep-13-16  kamagong24: rd 11

Barcenilla, Rogelio 2455 (PHI) vs IM Smirnov, Anton 2482 (AUS) =

Sep-13-16  Virgil A: Good job, Banjo. You played admirably. Thank you!
Sep-17-16  pinoymaster77: Ok nung 1st half with a couple of grindout, endgame wins !

All the best sa MC3, I've checked Oct 6 to 10 in Atlantic City na. Prizes seem to have been slashed to half na

Dec-12-19  Eastfrisian: He won the championship of his country in 2019.
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  wordfunph: US-based GM Banjo Barcenilla will represent Philippines in the 44th Moscow Chess Olympiad 2020.

best of luck!

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  Kurakotsaba: Carry on with that shoe sneakers'
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