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Cuba Shows Record ELO in Chess Olympics
A wire from the Cuban News Agency highlights that this is the highest average for a selection of the Caribbean nation at chess. Leinier Dominguez, 21 in the world ranking, heads Cuban squad, with a 2,719 ELO, followed by Lazaro Bruzon (2,622) from the eastern province of Las Tunas.

The news reads that two years ago, Cuba’s ELO had set a record at Turin, Italy with 2,598, where it allowed it to qualify as the 16th in the ranking of the participating 130 squads.

The female team shows almost identical ELO to last Olympiad (2 288.9 by 2 289.2). It is made up of Maritza Arribas (2 303), Lisandra Ordaz (2 306), Sulennis Piña (2 286) and Oleiny Linares (2 261).

The event opens November 12th and it will have 11 competition days to close on the 25th for both male and female competitions.


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