Off to Havana

I am currently waiting for boarding at Pearson Airport. I am flying to Havana to play in the Premier Group of the Capablanca Memorial. My section will have a 10 player round robin, with 9 GMs, and a 2560 average rating.

The games start on Wednesday. I thought it would be a good idea to arrive in Havana two days before the tournament starts. There will be no “settling in” with the first few rounds. No easy games and a lot of hard fought battles. Some of the players who played in Toluca will be taking part here as well.

Time to fly!


3 Responses to Off to Havana

  1. Pingback: Capablanca Mememorial | Annex Chess Club | Toronto

  2. Good Luck! And your blog looks fantastic.

  3. Mike Ivanov says:

    Good luck Mark, Mr.Biro and everyone from Newtonbrook says hi 🙂

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