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 .  He represented Brazil in the Chess Olympiads in 1972, 1978 and 1982.
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