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Jose Gonzalez Garcia
Number of games in database: 178
Years covered: 1988 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2501 (2514 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2549
Overall record: +54 -31 =64 (57.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      29 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (17) 
    E97 E91 E92 E70 E69
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E21 E57 E47 E42 E56
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A56 A70 A67 A65 A60
 Semi-Slav (8) 
    D47 D45 D46
 Slav (6) 
    D11 D18 D14
 Sicilian (5) 
    B90 B43 B40 B56
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B40 B58 B27 B22 B48
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E43 E38 E51 E54
 French Defense (12) 
    C02 C15 C01 C00 C04
 English (7) 
    A13 A18 A14
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    D26 D27 D20
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C95 C97 C70 C78 C77
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Mahia, 2003 1-0
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs Speelman, 2006 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   XVI Carlos Torre Memorial (2003)
   Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
   XV Carlos Torre (2002)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)

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(born Aug-12-1973, 42 years old) Mexico

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Grandmaster, Mexican champion in 1996.

Wikipedia article: Jos%C3%A9 Gonz%C3%A1lez Garc%C3%ADa

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 178  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Judit Polgar vs J Gonzalez Garcia 1-019 1988 World (U-12) Youth Chess ChC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. A Brito Garcia vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-033 1993 Las Palmas2E12 Queen's Indian
3. Van Wely vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-035 1993 New York opE97 King's Indian
4. J Bonin vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-131 1993 New York op (03)E97 King's Indian
5. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Wojtkiewicz  0-145 1994 It New York (USA)A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
6. V Malakhov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½43 1995 Budapest FS07 GMB10 Caro-Kann
7. L Czegledi vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-133 1997 Pecs Suto opE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
8. Yusupov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-039 1997 Linares Anibal op 4thD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. F Braga vs J Gonzalez Garcia 1-045 1997 10s, It op Buenos Aires ARG C01 French, Exchange
10. J Stocek vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½33 1997 Koszeg GMD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Kasimdzhanov 0-144 1998 Linares Anibal op 5thA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Pavasovic vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½66 1998 Elista ol (Men)C45 Scotch Game
13. J Gonzalez Garcia vs J Stocek  0-137 1998 Budapest Nyar-AA61 Benoni
14. M Rytshagov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½41 2000 34th OlympiadB27 Sicilian
15. J Gonzalez Garcia vs V Magai  ½-½29 2000 34th OlympiadE97 King's Indian
16. C Bauer vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-068 2000 34th OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Bruzon Batista  ½-½12 2002 XV Carlos TorreD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. O Culbeaux vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-136 2002 XV Carlos TorreC03 French, Tarrasch
19. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Dominguez 0-129 2002 XV Carlos TorreB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Hernandez Guerrero  0-126 2002 XV Carlos TorreB56 Sicilian
21. J A Alvarez Soto vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-130 2002 XV Carlos TorreA04 Reti Opening
22. M Dorin vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½48 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Dominguez  0-140 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Dominguez Aguilar 0-162 2003 XVI Carlos Torre MemorialE61 King's Indian
25. J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Mahia 1-057 2003 Torneo Continental AmericanoB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 178  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member "In this article, IM Jose Gonzalez Garcia talks about personality and chess style, and asserts that a player should stick to his guns and play the sorts of positions that he or she truly loves, even when there are a few rough moments... "

Mar-31-03  Sarimanok: A truly valuable advise from IM Jose Gonzalez Garcia. For beginners like me this advise is valuable.
Sep-13-06  Yeomans: He is a Great Mexican Chess player
Oct-13-06  BIDMONFA: Jose Gonzalez Garcia


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  whiteshark: Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats Enjoy! :D
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  Tabanus: GM Jose Gonzalez Garcia, Mexico, born 12 August 1973. Now rated 2508,

IM in 1996, GM in 2006. Rated 2549 in Jan. 2008

GM application:


Champion of Mexico 1996. Knocked out by GM Vladimir Akopian in round 1 of FIDE World Ch 2004.

Biographies: (in Polish)


His homepage:

Winner today of Sant MartÝ Open A (Spain) 13-21 July 2010:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: And now also winner of the Open "Vila de Sitges" (Spain) 22-30 July 2010:

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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM and captain for Team Mexico at the Chess Olympiad (2014). Today, his team (46th seed) faces Indonesia (72nd seed). Should be an easy 2 points (3 GMs and IM vs. GM, IM, untitled player and unrated player).
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