The Candidates Tournament is a chess tournament organized by FIDE, chess' international governing body, since 1950, as the final contest to determine the challenger for the World Chess Championship.
The Capablanca Memorial is a chess tournament that has been held annually in Cuba since 1962.
The Torre Memorial is an annual chess tournament played in honour of the chess legend Carlos Torre Repetto (1905–1978).
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
In the second part of the 19th century, Celso Golmayo Zúpide had been generally accepted as Cuban champion since his 1862 match defeat of Félix Sicre.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Santa Clara is the capital city of the Cuban province of Villa Clara.