Upgrade to Chess.com Premium!

Ivanchuk Wins 2012 Capablanca Memorial

  • SonofPearl
  • on 5/15/12, 11:53 AM.

Vassily Ivanchuk has won the 2012 Capablanca Memorial Elite tournament in Havana, Cuba with a score of 6½/10.

Ivanchuk went undefeated in the 6-player double round-robin event, successfully defending his title from last year and earning his 6th victory in Capablanca Memorial competitions.

Games from the first half of the tournament can be found in our previous report.  All the decisive games from the second half are below.

.

The final standings:

Name Nat Elo Pts
Ivanchuk, Vassily  UKR 2764
Nepomniachtchi, Ian  RUS 2716
Dominguez Perez, Leinier  CUB 2725
Potkin, Vladimir  RUS 2642
Quesada Perez, Yuniesky  CUB 2625 4
Laznicka, Viktor  CZE 2693 4

.


.
Games via TWIC.

4408 reads 9 comments
5 votes

Comments


  • 2 years ago

    lobosolo21

    who said "The Scadinavian" isn`t combative??

  • 2 years ago

    chessdoggblack

    Ivanchuk is a great chess player....he takes his punches and keeps coming back for more....he may become the World chess champion one day soon...great job man! Personally, I am very happy for you. I knew you had it  in you to always want to do your best for the chess world and yourself.

  • 2 years ago

    nick251359

    ivanchuk can play absolutely any openning with both white and black;)

  • 2 years ago

    Robert_deNiro

    this is not news, he wins every year ;)

  • 2 years ago

    sumeetvnit

    congrats Ivanchuk...

  • 2 years ago

    Taoism

    Go Chuky!

  • 2 years ago

    WoodPenguino

    Great Ivanchuk, winning with a Scandinavian !! Got to like this guy :)

  • 2 years ago

    shengyi

    Nice Ivanchuk!

  • 2 years ago

    ChessMarkstheSpot

       Way to go Chuky!  I've been so enthralled with the Championship match I haven't had time to go over these games at all.

       -Mark

Back to Top

Post your reply: