Luis Argentino Palau

Luis Argentino Palau (Sept 11, 1896 – February 8, 1971) was an Argentine chess master. [1]

He played for Argentina in three Chess Olympiads .

  • In 1924 at 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad in Paris (+5 -4 = 4);
  • In 1927 at 1st Chess Olympiad in London (+7 -4 = 4);
  • In 1928 at 2nd Chess Olympiad in The Hague (+9 -5 = 2). [2]

In 1921/22, he tied for 10-12th in Montevideo ( Roberto Grau won). In 1925, he won in Montevideo. In 1928, he took 2nd, behind Grau, in Mar del Plata (1st it). In 1934/35, he tied for 3rd-4th in Buenos Aires ( Luis Piazzini won). [3]

Palau was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1965. [1]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography , McFarland, p. 317, ISBN  0-7864-2353-6
  2. Jump up^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  3. Jump up^ BrasilBase

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