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Leinier Dominguez

Leinier won the Cuban Chess Championships in 2002, 2003 and 2006.
During the 2004 FIDE World Chess Championship he reached the quarter finals, losing to Teimour Radjabov in the tie-break.

His best tournament result was Barcelona 2006, where he scored 8/9 and finished first, ahead of Vassily Ivanchuk, with a performance rating of 2932.

In 2008, he won CPA 2008 chess tournament, he also won the 43rd Capablanca Memoriam and in Biel 2008 he is second (he and Evgeny Alekseev had 6.5 / 10, but he lost Alekseev in tie-break), ahead of Magnus Carlsen.

On the January 2009 FIDE list his Elo rating is 2717.

On November 8, 2008 he won the World Blitz Championship 2008, held at Almaty in Kazakhstan, with 11.5 points out of 15, ahead of Vassily Ivanchuk, Peter Svidler, Alexander Grischuk and many other top grandmasters. 

Best results

Place
Category
Score
Rank
Barcelona ESP 2006
14
8/9
1
Barcelona ESP 2007
15
6/9
2
Santo Domingo CUB 2007 zt
6
11,5/13
1
La Habana CUB 2007
15
5,5/9
2-3
Biel SUI 2008
18
6,5/10
1-2
La Habana CUB 2008
15
6/9
1
Sarajevo BIH 2008
18
6/10
2
Almaty KAZ 2008 World Blitz Ch
19
11,5/15
1


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