Fidel Chaves de la Torre
|Full name||Fidel Chaves de la Torre|
|Date of birth||27 October 1989|
|Place of birth||La Dehesa de Ríotinto, Spain|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|2014–2015||→ Córdoba (loan)||25||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 January 2018.
Born in La Dehesa de Ríotinto, Province of Huelva, Fidel finished his development with local Recreativo de Huelva, and made his senior debuts with the B-team in the 2008–09 season, in Tercera División. He played his first game as a professional on 15 May 2010, coming on as a second-half substitute and scoring his team's goal in a 1–1 away draw against Córdoba CF for the Segunda División championship.
On 12 July 2012, Fidel terminated his contract with the Andalusians and joined fellow league club Elche CF. He was an ever-present player in his first year, and also scored four goals as the Valencians returned to La Liga after 24 years of absence.
Fidel made his top flight debut on 19 August 2013, playing 33 minutes in a 0–3 loss at Rayo Vallecano. His first league goal came on 20 October, the winner in a 2–1 away success over Real Betis.
- Empate justo entre Córdoba y Recreativo que acerca la permanencia (Fair draw between Córdoba and Recreativo draws nearer to permanence); Marca, 15 May 2010 (in Spanish)
- El Elche ficha a Fidel por tres temporadas (Elche sign Fidel for three seasons); Vavel, 12 July 2012 (in Spanish)
- Rayo up and running Archived 28 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine.; ESPN FC, 19 August 2013
- Elche edge out Betis Archived 14 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine.; ESPN FC, 20 October 2013
- Fidel, nueva incorporación del Córdoba CF (Fidel, new Córdoba CF addition) Archived 12 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine.; Córdoba CF, 9 July 2014 (in Spanish)
- Fidel anuncia que seguirá en el Córdoba en Segunda (Fidel announces he will remain at Córdoba in Segunda); Marca, 3 May 2015 (in Spanish)
- El Almería ficha a Fidel, uno de los jugadores más cotizados del mercado (Almería sign Fidel, one of the most valued players on the market); UD Almería, 19 July 2016 (in Spanish)