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Four Grand Masters Confirm Participation in the 43rd Capablanca Chess Tournament
Until the moment the Dutch Sergei Tiviakov (2, 634 Elo rating), the German Igor Khenki Igor Khenkin (2, 609), the Polish Radoslaw Wojtaszek (2, 625) and Farrukh Amonatov (2, 625), from Tajikistan, confirmed their attendance to the chess competition.

The Cuban side will be represented by the GM Leinier Domínguez (2, 695), Lázaro Bruzón (2, 608), Holden Hernández (2, 568), the national champion Yuniesky Quesada (2, 567), Walter Arencibia (2, 534) and Jesús Nogueiras (2, 559).

A wire from the Cuban News Agency points out that the competition will have Elo average of 2, 602 points and the special incentive is being dedicated to the 120 birthday anniversary of José Raúl Capablanca.

The Open section might counts on almost 90 participants, inclueded 60 Cubans and the 10 rounds will be played by the Swiss system.

Some of the local players to participate are the GM Neuris Delgado, Omar Almeida and Reynaldo Vera, while some of the visitors are the International Masters (MI) Emilio Córdova, from Peru, and Everaldo Masura, from Brazil.


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