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Oswaldo Zambrana
O Zambrana 
American Continental Championship, 2013  
Number of games in database: 225
Years covered: 1998 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2438 (2464 rapid, 2445 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2514

Overall record: +72 -63 =73 (52.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 17 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (59) 
    B41 B78 B57 B33 B32
 French Tarrasch (16) 
    C07 C04 C05 C03
 French Defense (16) 
    C07 C04 C05 C03
 Giuoco Piano (14) 
    C50 C53
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B12 B17 B16 B18
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B41 B43
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (52) 
    B33 B31 B25 B22 B30
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D45 D47 D44
 English (7) 
    A14 A15 A13 A11 A16
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E38 E53 E26 E44 E54
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A62 A67 A60 A69 A65
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    E00 A46 E10 D00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Zambrana vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo, 2005 1/2-1/2
   O Zambrana vs Movsesian, 2012 1-0
   O Zambrana vs I Abdelnabbi, 2002 1-0
   O Zambrana vs F de Cresce El Debs, 2008 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   I Torneo Iberoamericano (Grupo-A) (2004)
   Copa ENTEL (2004)
   Antonio Rocha Memorial (2011)
   Euwe Stimulans (2008)
   II Copa ENTEL (2005)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2004 Capablanca memorial (group II) by gauer

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   O Zambrana vs G Jones (Aug-16-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   V Erdos vs O Zambrana (Aug-16-20) 1-0, rapid
   A Greet vs O Zambrana (Aug-16-20) 0-1, rapid
   J D Ruiz Castillo vs O Zambrana (Aug-15-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   O Zambrana vs Pichot (Aug-15-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Jul-07-1981, 40 years old) Bolivia

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Only Bolivian GM.

Wikipedia article: Oswaldo Zambrana

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 225  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Zambrana vs M Sorokin  0-1221998Elista OlympiadB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
2. O Zambrana vs A Kulashko  0-1261998Elista OlympiadB40 Sicilian
3. Acs vs O Zambrana 0-1522001WJunB33 Sicilian
4. O Zambrana vs A Schenk  ½-½612001WJunC07 French, Tarrasch
5. Ni Hua vs O Zambrana  1-0452001WJunB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
6. O Zambrana vs T Bakre  ½-½422001WJunB57 Sicilian
7. J Berkvens vs O Zambrana  ½-½492001WJunE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
8. O Zambrana vs L Vajda  1-0402001WJunC41 Philidor Defense
9. D Mastrovasilis vs O Zambrana  ½-½342001WJunB33 Sicilian
10. O Zambrana vs A Neiksans  0-1732001WJunB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. O Zambrana vs M Karttunen  0-1582001WJunB12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. Krasenkow vs O Zambrana  1-0602002Bled OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
13. O Zambrana vs V Magai  ½-½192002Bled OlympiadC55 Two Knights Defense
14. J F Cubas vs O Zambrana ½-½32002Bled OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
15. O Zambrana vs Sasikiran 0-1422002Bled OlympiadB12 Caro-Kann Defense
16. O Zambrana vs Winants  ½-½532002Bled OlympiadC50 Giuoco Piano
17. O Zambrana vs Kotronias 0-1282002Bled OlympiadB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. O Zambrana vs I Abdelnabbi 1-0482002Bled OlympiadC50 Giuoco Piano
19. C Ustariz vs O Zambrana  0-1212003Torneo Continental AmericanoE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
20. O Zambrana vs Morovic Fernandez  0-1322003Torneo Continental AmericanoB57 Sicilian
21. G Cerda Albornoz vs O Zambrana  0-1412003Torneo Continental AmericanoB33 Sicilian
22. O Zambrana vs G Soppe  1-0412003Torneo Continental AmericanoB12 Caro-Kann Defense
23. O Zambrana vs D Mieles Palau  1-0352003Torneo Continental AmericanoB33 Sicilian
24. I Novikov vs O Zambrana  ½-½432003Torneo Continental AmericanoE17 Queen's Indian
25. O Zambrana vs Z Franco Ocampos  0-1492003Torneo Continental AmericanoB57 Sicilian
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 225  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-29-04  ConLaMismaMano: Oswaldo Zambrana (2404) is an FM or IM? He is from Bolivia, the strongest player of that country, i believe he is an aggressive e4 player.
Sep-29-04  alexandrovm: Oswaldo is from my country. He is an IM. He is trying to be a GM. He has just made his first GM norm (1 out of 3) some weeks ago, in a Sao Paulo chess tournament, category XI I think. I'll try to get this games from my computer so I can send them to this database.
Dec-08-05  alexandrovm: Congratulation to Oswaldo Zambrana because he got his 3rd GM norm a few days ago. He will be next year (because he made his 3rd GM norm but needs 2500 ELO at least, he has 2430 right now) the first bolivian chess player to have a GM title. Links:
Feb-17-06  BIDMONFA: Oswaldo Zambrana


Jan-01-07  alexandrovm: he finaly and officially got the GM title, congratulations Oswaldo!
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  Tabanus: GM Osvaldo Zambrana, Bolivia, born 7 July 1981. Now rated 2504,

IM in 2004, GM in 2007. Rated 2512 in April 2007. ICC: chacalito

Only Bolivian GM. Played in the olympiads 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Biography: (in German)


Placed 2nd in ITT Abril en Tarija 2010:

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  Tabanus: 5th in Copa Roggia (Asuncion Paraguay) 20-29 May 2010:

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  Penguincw: Happy 33rd birthday to GM Oswaldo Zambrana.

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