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Leonardo Valdes
Number of games in database: 242
Years covered: 1988 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2402 (2432 rapid, 2497 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444

Overall record: +68 -68 =61 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 45 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (41) 
    A04 A06 A05
 English (26) 
    A15 A13 A14 A12 A10
 King's Indian Attack (22) 
    A07 A08
 English, 1 c4 c5 (13) 
    A37 A30 A38 A39
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A29 A21
 King's Indian (4) 
    E62 E61
With the Black pieces:
 Pirc (45) 
    B07 B09 B08
 King's Indian (26) 
    E97 E99 E98 E94 E62
 English (9) 
    A15 A16
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D85 D73 D72 D93
 Old Indian (4) 
    A55 A53
 Philidor's Defense (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Saeheng vs L Valdes, 2002 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   16th Unive Open (2012)
   Malaga op 4th (2001)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   L Valdes vs A Greet (Aug-16-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   P I Acosta vs L Valdes (Aug-15-20) 1-0, rapid
   L Valdes vs V Erdos (Aug-14-20) 0-1, rapid
   L Valdes vs Matamoros Franco (Aug-14-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   S Hanoeman vs L Valdes (Aug-09-20) 0-1, rapid

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(born Sep-08-1975, 46 years old) Costa Rica

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Leonardo Valdes Romero is an IM. Champion of Costa Rica in 1998, 2002 and 2007. Central American champion 2002/2003 and 2006/2007.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 242  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P R Rodriguez vs L Valdes  0-1521988CamagueyC52 Evans Gambit
2. P R Rodriguez vs L Valdes  1-0461990CubaC52 Evans Gambit
3. P R Rodriguez vs L Valdes  ½-½521990CubaC52 Evans Gambit
4. Stefansson vs L Valdes  1-0391994Moscow OlympiadA16 English
5. F El Taher vs L Valdes  1-0381994Moscow OlympiadB07 Pirc
6. L Valdes vs J M Hodgson  1-0362000Istanbul OlympiadA12 English with b3
7. L Valdes vs Agrest  ½-½652000Istanbul OlympiadA04 Reti Opening
8. Jobava vs L Valdes  1-0612001Ubeda op 6thD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
9. L Valdes vs S Reina Bernal 1-0602001Malaga op 4thA12 English with b3
10. R Fernandez Gutierrez vs L Valdes  0-1392001Malaga op 4thB07 Pirc
11. L Valdes vs Gleizerov  0-1622001Malaga op 4thA09 Reti Opening
12. A Garcia Gallego vs L Valdes  0-1392001Malaga op 4thB07 Pirc
13. L Valdes vs F Rubio Doblas  0-1522001Malaga op 4thA37 English, Symmetrical
14. R Rubio Doblas vs L Valdes  0-1292001Malaga op 4thA07 King's Indian Attack
15. L Valdes vs O Gutierrez Castillo  1-0252001Malaga op 4thA13 English
16. Matamoros Franco vs L Valdes  1-0292001Malaga op 4thD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. C Minero Pineda vs L Valdes  0-1372001ch-CRCD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
18. L Valdes vs B Gonzalez  1-0592001ch-CRCA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
19. L Valdes vs S Minero Pineda  ½-½832001ch-CRCA30 English, Symmetrical
20. A Murillo vs L Valdes  ½-½442001ch-CRCA04 Reti Opening
21. L Valdes vs E Solis  1-0562001ch-CRCA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
22. W Charpentier Morales vs L Valdes  0-1402001ch-CRCD85 Grunfeld
23. L Valdes vs C Granados  ½-½512001ch-CRCA30 English, Symmetrical
24. A Ramirez Alvarez vs L Valdes  0-1492001ch-CRCA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
25. J Vaglio vs L Valdes  ½-½482001ch-CRCA15 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-12-05  purefan: Leonardo Valdes is one of the best players in Costa Rica, being an IM he has had many great results against stronger opponents
Dec-03-08  BIDMONFA: Leonardo Valdes

VALDES, Leonardo

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  Tabanus: IM Leonardo Vald├ęs, Costa Rica, born 8 September 1975. Now rated 2395,

IM in 2006? FIDE Trainer 2005. Rated 2426 in Oct. 2002. ICC: Tlaloc

Champion of Costa Rica 1998, 2002 and 2007. Central American champion 2002/2003 and 2006/2007.

Biography: (in Polish)


Winner of Fischer Memorial (Costa Rica) 20/4 - 5/5 2010:

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  Tabanus: Winner of the Open CR Memorial Capablanca (Costa Rica) 20 May - 1 June 2010:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: Placed 2nd in Torneo SubZonal Absoluto 2.3 Honduras 21-26 August 2010:

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  offramp: Tell them: Valdes is coming.

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