I just want to add something, I think significative.

Look at ranking of this recent tournament :

http://www.cotxeres.org/open/RanquingDEFGrupA.HTMThis are the all the games played with black by the winner, Marc Narciso:

[Event "VIII Open internacional de Sants"]

[Site "?"]

[Date "2006.??.??"]

[Round "2.14"]

[White "Sanahuja Palomo, Alex"]

[Black "Narciso Dublan, Marc"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B07"]

[PlyCount "70"]

[EventDate "2006.??.??"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nc6 6. e5 Ng4 7. e6 f5 8. h3 Nf6

9. d5 Na5 10. Bd3 c6 11. g4 f4 12. h4 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. g5 Nc6 15. Bxf4

Nd4 16. Qe3 Nxe6 17. Ne2 Qa5+ 18. c3 d4 19. Qd2 dxc3 20. Nxc3 Nxf4 21. Qxf4

Bxc3+ 22. bxc3 Qxc3+ 23. Ke2 Qb2+ 24. Ke3 Rf8 25. Qg3 Qb6+ 26. Ke2 Bf5 27. Rhd1

Bxd3+ 28. Kxd3 Rxf2 29. Rab1 Qa6+ 30. Kd4 e5+ 31. Kd5 Qc6+ 32. Ke6 Qd7+ 33. Kd5

Qf7+ 34. Ke4 Qc4+ 35. Ke3 Qe2# 0-1

[Event "VIII Open internacional de Sants"]

[Site "?"]

[Date "2006.??.??"]

[Round "5.10"]

[White "Fernandez Aguado, Enrique"]

[Black "Narciso Dublan, Marc"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "C68"]

[PlyCount "98"]

[EventDate "2006.??.??"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. Nc3 Qd6 6. d4 exd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8.

Be3 O-O-O 9. Qh5 Qg6 10. Qxg6 hxg6 11. O-O-O Nh6 12. h3 f6 13. Rd3 Ng4 14. Re1

Nxe3 15. Rdxe3 Bd6 16. Nce2 Rde8 17. Kd1 Re7 18. Nc1 Rd8 19. c3 c5 20. Nf3 Bf4

21. Rd3 c4 22. Rd4 c5 23. Rd5 Bc6 24. Rxd8+ Kxd8 25. g3 Bh6 26. Nd2 Rd7 27. f4

g5 28. Kc2 gxf4 29. gxf4 Ba4+ 30. b3 cxb3+ 31. axb3 Bxf4 32. Nc4 Bb5 33. Nd3

Bd6 34. Nxd6 Bxd3+ 35. Kxd3 Kc7 36. e5 fxe5 37. Rxe5 Kxd6 38. Rg5 Kc6+ 39. Kc2

Rf7 40. h4 a5 41. c4 b6 42. h5 Kb7 43. Rg6 Ka6 44. h6 gxh6 45. Rxh6 Rf4 46. Rh8

Rf6 47. Kb2 Kb7 48. Ka3 Rf1 49. Rg8 Ka6 1/2-1/2

[Event "VIII Open internacional de Sants"]

[Site "?"]

[Date "2006.??.??"]

[Round "6.10"]

[White "Oms Fuentes, Ll"]

[Black "Narciso Dublan, M."]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B07"]

[PlyCount "73"]

[EventDate "2006.??.??"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nge2 Nbd7 7. O-O c5 8. h3

Rb8 9. a4 b6 10. Be3 a6 11. Qd2 Bb7 12. Rad1 cxd4 13. Bxd4 Qe8 14. Nd5 e5 15.

Be3 Nxd5 16. exd5 a5 17. c4 Nc5 18. Bxc5 bxc5 19. Nc3 Qd8 20. Nb5 Ba6 21. h4

Rb7 22. Bf3 f5 23. Be2 h5 24. Qg5 Rf6 25. Qd2 Kh7 26. Kg2 Bh6 27. Qc2 Rbf7 28.

f3 Qf8 29. Bd3 Bc8 30. Nc3 Be3 31. Rde1 Qh6 32. Qe2 Bd2 33. Rd1 Bxc3 34. bxc3

f4 35. Qd2 Qf8 36. Be4 fxg3 37. Rh1 0-1

[Event "VIII Open internacional de Sants"]

[Site "?"]

[Date "2006.??.??"]

[Round "8.3"]

[White "Rodriguez Andres"]

[Black "Narciso Dublan Marc"]

[Result "0-1"]

[PlyCount "110"]

[EventDate "2006.??.??"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. h3 Bg7 5. Be3 O-O 6. Qd2 e5 7. d5 c6 8. dxc6

Nxc6 9. O-O-O Qa5 10. Bc4 Rd8 11. Nf3 Be6 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Kb1 Rd7 14. Bh6

Bxh6 15. Qxh6 Qb6 16. Qh4 Rf8 17. Rd3 d5 18. exd5 exd5 19. Ng5 Nd4 20. Rhd1 Rc8

21. Nf3 Nf5 22. Qa4 e4 23. Nxd5 Rxd5 24. Rxd5 Nxd5 25. Rxd5 exf3 26. g4 Qxf2

27. Rd1 Ne3 28. Qb3+ Kh8 29. Rc1 Kg7 30. Qe6 Rf8 31. Qd7+ Rf7 32. Qd4+ Kh6 33.

h4 Nxg4 34. Qxg4 Qe3 35. Qc4 Rf4 36. Qf1 Rxh4 37. Re1 Qd2 38. a3 Rh2 39. Rc1 f2

40. Rd1 Qe3 41. Ka2 Qe6+ 42. c4 Qh3 43. Qe2 f1=Q 44. Qxf1 Qxf1 45. Rxf1 Kg7 46.

Rd1 Rf2 47. c5 h5 48. Rd7+ Rf7 49. Rd5 h4 50. b4 Kh6 51. b5 Rc7 52. Kb3 g5 53.

Kb4 h3 54. Rd6+ Kh5 55. c6 bxc6 0-1

[Event "VIII Open internacional de Sants"]

[Site "?"]

[Date "2006.??.??"]

[Round "10.2"]

[White "Kalegin Evgenij"]

[Black "Narciso Dublan Marc"]

[Result "0-1"]

[PlyCount "102"]

[EventDate "2006.??.??"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. a4 Nbd7 8. Be3

Qc7 9. Nd2 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. h3 b6 12. f4 Ned7 13. Bf3 a5 14. Re1 Ba6 15.

Nb3 Rad8 16. Qd2 Nc5 17. Qf2 Nfd7 18. Nd2 Rfe8 19. g4 Re7 20. Bg2 Rde8 21. f5

Be5 22. Bf4 f6 23. Bxe5 Nxe5 24. fxg6 hxg6 25. Nf3 Kg7 26. Rad1 Ne6 27. Qg3 Rd7

28. Nd4 Nxd4 29. Rxd4 Qd8 30. Red1 Qe7 31. Bf1 Bxf1 32. Rxf1 Nf7 33. Rd3 Qe5

34. Qf2 Qc5 35. Re3 Ne5 36. Kg2 Rf7 37. b3 d5 38. Rg3 d4 39. Nd1 Nd7 40. Qe2

Qe5 41. Nf2 Nc5 42. Re1 Rfe7 43. Qc4 Qd6 44. h4 Nxe4 45. Nxe4 Rxe4 46. Rxe4

Rxe4 47. h5 Qe6 48. Qxe6 Rxe6 49. c3 Re2+ 50. Kh3 c5 51. cxd4 cxd4 0-1

5 games with black 4.5 points : 4 points with the Pirc, 1/2 point with the Ruy.

Terrific!