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Good Performance by Cuban Chess Players in 2008
At the event, Grand Master (GM) Yuniesky Quesada finished second in the Wimbledon phase, after losing to US player Alexander Onischuk.

Quesada was among the 16 players who qualified for that phase of the competition, during which he played against excellent players.

In the Master phase, Cuban FIDE Master Lelys Martínes scored 6.5 of nine points.

Grand Masters Omar Almeida (Cuba) and Alonso Zapata (Colombia) finished second and third, respectively.


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