Marisa Zuriel

Marisa Zuriel (born August 19 1982 in Buenos Aires ) is an Argentine chess player who holds the FIDE title of Woman International Master. Continue reading

Rodrigo Vásquez Schroder

Rodrigo Rafael Vásquez Schroeder (born December 6, 1969) Chilean chess Grandmaster [1] and Chilean champion in 1989, 1992 and 2004. As of August 2014 he: has a FIDE rating of 2533, [1] and is number 2 in Chile Official Among active players. Continue reading

Octávio Trompowsky

Octávio Figueira Trompowsky of Almeida (30 November 1897 – 26 March 1984) was a Brazilian chess player, who was born and died in Rio de Janeiro . [1] [2] Trompowsky won the 1939 Brazilian Championship , but is known as the Trompowsky Attack (1.d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 ) chess opening was named. Continue reading

Francisco Three

Francisco Three (born 3 September 1946 in Canoas , Brazil ) is a Brazilian Chess International Master and International Arbiter (1986). He won the South American Chess Championship in 1978, in Tramandai, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul , Brazil . He qualified for the Riga Interzonal in 1979, but finished with a disappointing result of +2 = 6 -9. His two victories from that tournament were against Florin Gheorghiu and Gennady Kuzmin . [1] He represented Brazil in the Chess Olympiads in 1972, 1978 and 1982. Continue reading