Capablanca Chess Memorial 2014 begins with Dominguez as Top Seed, Almasi as Defending Champion
The Elite Group will include six-player double round robin, the strongest in the history of the event.
The players are Leinier Dominguez (Cuba, winner in 2004, 2008 and 2009), Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine, winner in 2005-2007 and 2010-2012), Wesley So (Philippines, first participation), Francisco Vallejo (Spain, winner in 2001), Zoltan Almasi (Hungary, winner in 2013) and Lazaro Bruzon (Cuba, winner in 2002) -- Official website
Cuban Lazaro Bruzón (2682) is paired to play Philippine Wesley So (2731) and defending champion Hungarian Zoltan Almasi (2693) has to play Spanish Francisco Vallejo (2700) in the first round.
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