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National Baseball Series: The Final Begins

Ciego de Ávila is the country’s current champion, and anxious to hold on to the title. Photo: Ricardo López HeviaCiego de Ávila is the country’s current champion, and anxious to hold on to the title. Photo: Ricardo López HeviaFive years ago, in the so-called Golden Series, marking the 50th anniversary of Cuba's national baseball championship, Ciego de Ávila and Pinar del Río faced off in a veritable struggle for the title.

The same protagonists meet again in the 55th National Series, winners of their respective semi-finals – Ciego's Tigers sweeping Havana's Industriales in four games, while Pinar played a dramatic, full seven-game series against Matanzas.

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Santiago 500: Chess House, Emblematic Site

This is one of the institutions that maintains the tradition of chess alive in Santiago The José Raúl Capablanca Chess House, located in the centric Céspedes Park in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba is one of the most visited installations by chess lovers and is highlighted by its colonial façade dating back to the end of the 18 th century.

The genius Capablanca asked one of the participants to the games with 30 tables held in 1938 in the eastern city, board, players?

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Playa Girón Boxing Tournament: Seven Men to Change History

, Las Tunas aims to improve the poor performances of the past editions.Las Tunas.- The cruiser Luis Miguel Len and the light flyweight Reitel Rodríguez lead the group of seven boxers to represent Las Tunas at the Playa Girón National Boxing Tournament, which start today in the city of Sancti Spíritus.

Len, who exhibits a world bronze medal in the cadet's category, is the main hope of the technical staff to advance in the complicated diagram of one of the strongest national boxing championships of the world.

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Cuban Baseball : Ubisney Bermúdez Pitches Another Gem in his 100th Win

Ubisney achieved his 100 win in National Baseball Series.Las Tunas.- Thirteen years after making his debut in Cuban baseball Las Tunas pitcher Ubisney Bermúdez arrived Sunday at 100 victories, after letting in just one earned run in six innings and steering Las Tunas to a 5x2 win against the Sancti Spíritus Roosters.

The 33 year old right-hander completed in the José Antonio Huelga park his second quality start and tied up Sancti Spíritus for two thirds of the game

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Las Tunas Pitchers in 53rd National Baseball Series: Starters

Yoelkis Cruz, a veteran of 10 seasons and 88 victories, will be the ace of the staff again.Las Tunas.- What five years ago would have sounded like nonsense, is now a reality for Las Tunas baseball: its pitching, a traditional source of headaches for over 20 years iis now the main lifeline of the Leñadores (Las Tunas team), only days from the start of the 53rd National Series.

Led by skilled Yoelkis Cruz and supplemented by experienced Ubisney Bermúdez and talented lefties Darién Núñez and Yudiel Rodríguez

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Las Tunas Announces Players for 53rd National Baseball Series

Las Tunas baseball team is ready Las Tunas.- Las Tunas baseball team is ready to leave behind the troubles of the recent past and fight to qualify for the second stage of the 53rd National Series. Its members have an average age of just 24 years, and will be led by Dánel Castro, Yosvani Alarcón and Yoelkis Cruz.

This commitment was confirmed by technical director Angel Sosa Argüelles, who announced the list of 32 players who will start playing on November 3rd in Artemisa.

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