Walter Arencibia

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Walter Arencibia (1998)

Walter Arencibia Rodríguez (born July 21, 1967) is a Cuban chess grandmaster. He learned chess at the age of eight and has won various tournaments, including the 1986 World Junior Chess Championship, for which he automatically gained the International Master title. Also in 1986 Arencibia Rodríguez won the Pan American Junior Championship.[1] He was awarded the title of Grandmaster in 1990. Other tournament victories include the Cuban Youth Championships in 1985, and equal first in the Canadian Open Chess Championship in 2006 and 2011. He has represented Cuba in nine Chess Olympiads from 1986 to 2006.[2]


  1. ^ Quito 1986 - 11° Campeonato Panamericano Juvenil. BrasilBase.
  2. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Walter Arencibia". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-07.

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