Friday, September 9, 2016

Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad - Part 4 (Amazing GM Eugenio Torre)

GiLoCatur is amazed with Eugenio Torre, the Asia's first Grandmaster. Already in the mid-sixties, he is still very good in playing chess. Have played in more than twenty (20) World Chess Olympiads, his performance in the on-going Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan is outstanding. 

GM Eugenio Torre at 2012 Chess Olympiad
Picture credit : David Llada

After Round 6, Torre has accumulated 5/6 points from four (4) wins and two (2) draws.

Torre's performance at Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad
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[Added on 29/10/2016 - Below is Torre's performance at the Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad after 11 rounds. His performance is very very outstanding. He plays all the eleven rounds. He did not lose a single game. With 9 wins and 2 draws, he accumulated 10/11 points. He won the Bronze Medal for Board 3 with TPR 2836.]

Torre's performance at Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad

If you want to know much further about this man particularly his chess accolades, go to this link and this link.

For GiLoCatur, GM Eugenio Torre is unbelievable and a chess icon not only in the Philippines but also in the ASEAN countries! 

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