Adhemar da Silva Rocha

Adhemar da Silva of Oliveira Rocha (2 July 1908, Valença, Rio de Janeiro – 14 November 1975, Rio de Janeiro ) was a Brazilian chess player.

He tied for 6-10th at Buenos Aires from 1934 to 1935 (the 5th South American Chess Championship , Torneo Sudamericano , Luis Piazzini won), [1] Took 4th in the Montevideo in 1938 chess tournament (the 8th Torneio Sulamericano , Alexander Alekhine won) [2] and was awarded the Brazilian Champion title for 1941. [3]

Da Silva Rocha represented Brazil in the 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936 and in the 8th Chess Olympiad at Buenos Aires 1939. [4]

Ademar da Silva Rocha won the Rio de Janeiro State Chess tournament in the years 1934, 1935 and 1937. He died on 14 November 1975 from cardiac arrest , while walking around downtown Rio de Janeiro. [5]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Archived copy” . Archived from the original on 2006-02-16 . Retrieved 2008-09-18 .
  2. Jump up^ “Archived copy” . Archived from the original on 2005-05-05 . Retrieved 2008-09-18 .
  3. Jump up^ “Archived copy” . Archived from the original on 2009-10-03 . Retrieved 2009-02-28 .
  4. Jump up^ http://www.olimpbase.org
  5. Jump up^ Epopeia do Campeonato Brasileiro de Xadrez [ permanent dead link ] (in Portuguese)

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