Jesus Nogueiras

Jesus Nogueiras (born in Santa Clara, Cuba , July 17, 1959) is a Cuban chess Grandmaster . He was a World Championship Candidate in 1985-87. Major tournament victories include winning the Cuban Chess Championship five times (1977 (tie), 1978, 1984 (tie), 1991, and 2000) the Capablanca Memorial in 1984 and the Torre Memorial in 1997. Continue reading

Gilberto Hernández Guerrero

Gilberto Hernández Guerrero (born February 4, 1970 in Ebano, San Luis Potosí ) is a chess Grandmaster from Mexico. On the July 2008 FIDE rating list he has an Elo rating of 2550, making him the highest ranked player on the Mexican ELO-list. He was the highest ranked Mexican player in the 1990s and 2000s. Continue reading

Julio Becerra Rivero

Julio Becerra Rivero (born 1973) is a Cuban-born American chess Grandmaster who lives in Miami Lakes, Florida . Julio Becerra grew up in Cuba and learned to play chess when he was thirteen years old. He became a grandmaster at the age of 23 in 1997. Julio Becerra won the Cuban Chess Championship in 1996 and 1998 and played in the Chess Olympiads of 1994 , 1996 and 1998 . [1] He stayed in the US in 1999, after playing in the 1999 FIDE World Chess Championship in Las Vegas. He moved to Miami in 2005. He was MVP in the US Chess League in 2006. He became the Florida Champion in 2006, and held that title through 2009. He won his 8th Florida Championship in 2016. Julio Becerra is a chess teacher and an active tournament player in southeastern Florida. He plays for the Miami Sharks in the US Chess League. [2] Continue reading

Rodrigo Vásquez Schroder

Rodrigo Rafael Vásquez Schroeder (born December 6, 1969) Chilean chess Grandmaster [1] and Chilean champion in 1989, 1992 and 2004. As of August 2014 he: has a FIDE rating of 2533, [1] and is number 2 in Chile Official Among active players. Continue reading