Gran Maestro Walter Arencibia
Walter Arencibia (born July 21, 1967) is a Cuban chess player. He learned chess at the age of eight and has won various tournaments, including the 1986 World Junior Chess Championship. He became a Grandmaster in 1990. Other tournament victories include the Cuban Youth Championships in 1985, and cowinning the Canadian Open Chess Championship in 2006, along with Abhijt Kunte. He has also represented Cuba at many Chess Olympiads from 1986 to 2006. His current FIDE rating is 2537 which places him third in Cuba and 306th in the world.