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.

5190 reads 9 comments
5 votes


  • 4 years ago


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

  • 5 years ago


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

  • 5 years ago


    this is not news, he wins every year ;)

  • 5 years ago


    congrats Ivanchuk...

  • 5 years ago


    Go Chuky!

  • 5 years ago


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

  • 5 years ago


    Nice Ivanchuk!

  • 5 years ago


       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.


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