Alberto Foguelman

Alberto Foguelman (13 October 1923, [1] Buenos Aires – 9 December 2013, [2] Buenos Aires) was an Argentine chess master.

He was a member of Círculo de Ajedrez of Villa del Parque in Buenos Aires , since 1945. [3] He played many times in Argentina Chess Championship (1953-1976), and twice shared 2nd in 1959 ( Bernardo Wexler won) 1962 ( Raúl Sanguineti won). [4] His best achievement Was 3rd, after- Vasily Smyslov and Efim Geller , at Santiago de Chile, 1965. [5] He aussi Took 2nd place, behind Héctor Rossetto , at Fortaleza, 1963 (zonal), [6] tied for 17-19th At Amsterdam 1964 (interzonal), [7] and shared 1st with Henrique Mecking ,

In other tournaments, he won at Buenos Aires ( The Regency ) 1959 won at Quilmes in 1959, [8] tied for 9-11th at Belgrad 1962 ( Svetozar Gligorić won), tied for 3rd-4th at Mar del Plata 1962 ( Torneo Latinoamericano , Raimundo Garcia won), [9] tied for 3rd-5th at Havana 1963 ( Pan American-ch , Eleazar Jiménez won), took 5th at Chacabuco 1965 ( Jorge Pelikán won) Miguel Najdorf won). [10]

Foguelman represented Argentina in Chess Olympiads :

  • In 1960 at Leipzig’s second reserve in 14th Olympiad (+5 -4 = 1);
  • In 1962 at second reserve in 15th Olympiad in Varna (+4 -0 = 2), and won team bronze medal. [11]

He was awarded the International Master in 1963. [12]

References

  1. Jump up^ Visa with photo
  2. Jump up^ La Nación
  3. Jump up^ “Chessville en Español – Nuestro Círculo # 115” . Chessville.com. 1945-01-06 . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  4. Jump up^ “Major Tournaments and Argentina Chess Championships (notes inSpanish )” . Archived from the original on 2009-10-25.
  5. Jump up^ “Santiago 1965 – 365Chess.com Tournaments” . 365chess.com . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  6. Jump up^ “Fortaleza zt 1963” . 365Chess.com . Retrieved January 11, 2015 .
  7. Jump up^ “World Chess Championship: 1964-66 cycle: 1964 Amsterdam Interzonal” . Mark-weeks.com . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  8. Jump up^ “base5059” . Archived from the original on 2009-10-25.
  9. Jump up^ “Mar del Plata 1962 – Torneo Latino-americano” . Brasilbase.pro.br . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  10. Jump up^ “Welcome to the Chessmetrics site” . Chessmetrics.com. 2005-03-26. Archived from the original on 2006-04-14 . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  11. Jump up^ Wojciech Bartelski (2011-01-01). “The encyclopaedia of team chess” . OlimpBase . Retrieved 2012-02-19 .
  12. Jump up^ FIDE Card

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