Alcala, Alvin   (PHL)       [FICGS member # 7481]



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Alvin Alcala


1: 3rd Place, CWT Grand Prix 2015 (Infinity Chess) 2: 2nd Place, 8th Centaur Weekend Tour 2015 (Infinity Chess) 3: 3rd Place, 7th Centaur Weekend Tour 2015 (Infinity Chess) 4: Champion, 1st Ultimate Chess Championship 2015 (ICC) 5: Champion, 1st Centaur Weekend Tour 2015 (Infinity Chess) 6: Champion, 10th Engine Master Tour 2015 (Infinity Chess) 7: Co-champion, 6th Engine Master Tour 2015 (Infinity Chess) 8: 2nd Winner, Infinity Chess Team Cup 2015 (Infinity Chess) 9: 1st Runner-up, Infinity Chess Freestyle Battle 2014 (Infinity Chess) 10: Champion, 5th Freestyle Chess Cup 2013 (FICGS) 11: Champion, 4th Freestyle Chess Cup 2011 (FICGS) 12: Champion, Kosmodrom's Freestyle Swiss 2010 (Playchess.com)


Alvin Alcala has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 40, lost 19 and drawn 127 other games against an average elo of 2187, played advanced chess at fast time controls, now 0 running, 119 won, 64 lost, 261 drawn, does not play big chess, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Alvin finished a total of 630 games and is not playing any game right now.



Correspondence chess statistics :

vs. Garvin Gray (2230) :   50%   (10 games, 1 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Dmitri Mamrukov (2260) :   56%   (8 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Nelson Bernal Varela (2559) :   50%   (7 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Scott Nichols (2183) :   42%   (7 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Steve Lim (2370) :   42%   (7 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Sergey Kokoryukin (1948) :   78%   (7 games, 4 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Miroslav Gazi (2354) :   58%   (6 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. George Clement (2162) :   50%   (5 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Lubos Fric (2273) :   40%   (5 games, 0 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Stephane Legrand (2498) :   30%   (5 games, 0 wins, 2 losses)


Advanced chess statistics :

vs. Scott Nichols (2292) :   55%   (177 games, 47 wins, 26 losses)
vs. John Schutte (2408) :   49%   (72 games, 12 wins, 13 losses)
vs. Garvin Gray (2353) :   56%   (41 games, 12 wins, 7 losses)
vs. Jimmy Huggins (2273) :   57%   (26 games, 9 wins, 5 losses)
vs. Yuriy Perikov (2379) :   53%   (16 games, 2 wins, 1 losses)
vs. David Evans (2364) :   53%   (16 games, 3 wins, 2 losses)
vs. Thibault de Vassal (2305) :   53%   (15 games, 4 wins, 3 losses)
vs. Eros Riccio (2443) :   61%   (13 games, 4 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Pablo Schmid (2409) :   63%   (11 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Ruben Comes (2368) :   45%   (10 games, 2 wins, 3 losses)


Alvin Alcala



Alvin's favorite game is : Chess

Why Alvin likes Chess : Keep my mind active

Style of play : Resourceful

Is Alvin addicted : Definitely

Uses engines : A lot

Favorite engines : Komodo and Stockfish

Favorite chess opening : Open Games

Favorite chess player : Magnus Carlsen

Favorite player at FICGS : Eros Riccio, Scott Nichols and John Schutte

Languages spoken : English, Spanish, Arabic

Mission : FICGS World Chess Champion

Interests : Freestyle & Computer Chess

Occupation : QHSE Manager/QMR

Favorite website : http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=5218020

Favorite quote : "You need to have the fighting spirit. You have to force moves and take chances." -- Bobby Fischer




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Ultimate Challenge Tour 2017, USD 20k    (2017-04-14 23:18:29)

Some updates from the sponsors:

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Ultimate Challenge Tour 2017, USD 20k    (2017-04-02 14:23:20)

If you finish the tour fair and square then your eligible to get $100 as fair play prize. (...)


Ultimate Challenge Tour 2017, USD 20k    (2017-03-31 18:27:51)

Details:

http://infinitychess.com/Page/Public/Article/DefaultArticle.aspx?id=298 (...)


5th Centaur Weekend Tourney (CWT)    (2015-10-29 16:55:49)

Announcement
5th Centaur Weekend Tourney (CWT) November 6-8 at Infinity Chess Server
Grand Prix Series (8 tours)
Swis (...)


Alvin Alcala wins Ultimate Chess Champ.    (2015-10-08 18:16:29)

Thanks Thib! (...)


Wch Match Tie Break Rules    (2015-10-02 18:37:50)

In case of a tie let them play a tie-breaker game with accelerated time control. (...)


Improving netiquette rules    (2015-08-03 04:08:40)

I'm in favor of suspension like what other servers do. (...)


Alvin Alcala again in 10th Engine Master    (2015-07-17 14:40:31)

Thanks Thib! :) (...)


E. Riccio on his win in the 10th CC WCH    (2015-07-11 09:43:19)

Congratulations! long live the king. (...)


Wch Match Tie Break Rules    (2015-07-10 14:46:26)

Hi everyone. GM Arno wants to post in this thread as he has trouble logging in.
Introducing a 3/4-1/4 score for stalemate does not mean c (...)