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Jose Gonzalez Garcia
Number of games in database: 180
Years covered: 1988 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2497 (2505 rapid, 2453 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2549

Overall record: +55 -31 =65 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (17) 
    E97 E91 E70 E92 E96
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E21 E20 E47 E41 E56
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A56 A70 A58 A67 A60
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D45 D47 D46
 Slav (6) 
    D11 D14 D18
 Sicilian (5) 
    B80 B43 B56 B40
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B40 B48 B58 B27 B22
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E43 E51 E58 E20
 French Defense (12) 
    C01 C02 C11 C15 C07
 English (7) 
    A13 A18 A14
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    D26 D27 D20
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C77 C95 C97 C70 C78
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Mahia, 2003 1-0
   T H Toufighi vs J Gonzalez Garcia, 2010 1/2-1/2
   E Elijah vs J Gonzalez Garcia, 2012 0-1
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs N Doghri, 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)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)

   🏆 TCh-CAT Gp2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Aroshidze (Feb-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs V P Moskalenko (Feb-04-17) 1-0
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs J Nogueiras (Dec-19-12) 1/2-1/2
   J C Gonzalez Zamora vs J Gonzalez Garcia (Dec-18-12) 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs M Leon Hoyos (Dec-17-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-12-1973, 46 years old) Mexico (federation/nationality Spain)

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GM Jose Gonzalez Garcia. Mexican champion in 1996.

Wikipedia article: José González García

Last updated: 2018-02-20 12:09:45

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 180  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Judit Polgar vs J Gonzalez Garcia 1-0191988World (U-12) Youth Chess ChC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. A Brito Garcia vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0331993Las Palmas2E12 Queen's Indian
3. J Bonin vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1311993New York openE97 King's Indian
4. Van Wely vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0351993New York openE97 King's Indian
5. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1451994New York OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
6. V Malakhov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½431995Budapest FS07 GMB10 Caro-Kann
7. J Stocek vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½331997Koszeg GMD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Yusupov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0391997Linares Anibal op 4thD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. L Czegledi vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1331997Pecs Suto opE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
10. F Braga vs J Gonzalez Garcia 1-0451997Najdorf Memorial OpenC01 French, Exchange
11. J Gonzalez Garcia vs J Stocek  0-1371998Budapest Nyar-AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
12. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Kasimdzhanov 0-1441998Linares Anibal op 5thA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Pavasovic vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½661998Elista ol (Men)C45 Scotch Game
14. M Rytshagov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½41200034th OlympiadB27 Sicilian
15. C Bauer vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-068200034th OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
16. J Gonzalez Garcia vs V Magai  ½-½29200034th OlympiadE97 King's Indian
17. J A Alvarez Soto vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1302002XV Carlos TorreA04 Reti Opening
18. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Dominguez 0-1292002XV Carlos TorreB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. O Culbeaux vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1362002XV Carlos TorreC03 French, Tarrasch
20. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Bruzon Batista  ½-½122002XV Carlos TorreD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Hernandez Guerrero  0-1262002XV Carlos TorreB56 Sicilian
22. J Gonzalez Garcia vs D Lemos  1-0402003Torneo Continental AmericanoA15 English
23. L Tobares vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1352003Torneo Continental AmericanoA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
24. J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Dominguez  0-1402003Torneo Continental AmericanoB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. G Llanos vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½82003Torneo Continental AmericanoA30 English, Symmetrical
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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).
Jul-24-17  syracrophy: JosÚ played a brilliantly sharp game ten years ago at the 53rd Mexican Open (where he finished =6th-8th, a point behind the winner, Fidel Corrales) with the Black pieces in a French (awaiting for upload):

Carreto Nieto, Giovanni (2178) - Gonzalez Garcia, Jose (2518) Mexican op 53rd, Aguascalientes
04/06/2007 Rd. 5

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. ♘c3 ♗b4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 ♗xc3+ 6. bxc3 ♕c7 7. ♕g4 f5 8. ♕g3 ♘c6 9. ♘f3 cxd4 10. cxd4 ♘ge7 11. ♗d2 O-O 12. ♗d3 ♗d7 13. O-O ♗e8 14. ♘g5 ♕d7 15. c3 ♘a5 16. ♖ab1 ♘c4 17. ♗c1 b6 18. h4 ♖c8 19. f3 ♔h8 20. ♕e1 ♗g6 21. h5 ♗xh5 22. ♘xh7 ♔xh7 23. ♕h4 ♖h8 24. g4 ♔g8 25. gxh5 ♕e8 26. h6 ♘g6 27. ♕h2 ♖c7 28. ♔f2

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28...♘xa3 29. ♗xa3 ♖xc3 30. ♗b5 ♕c8 31. ♖fc1 ♖xh6 32. ♕g1 ♘f4 33. ♔e1 ♖c2 34. ♔d1 ♕c3 35. ♖xc2 ♕xf3+ 36. ♔d2 ♕xa3

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<Black is down a whole Rook at this point, but the remaining army will make no step back> 37. ♖f1 ♕a5+ 38. ♔c1 ♕a1+ 39. ♔d2 ♕a5+ 40. ♔c1 ♘h3 41. ♕g2 ♕a1+ 42. ♔d2 ♕xd4+ 43. ♗d3 ♘f4 44. ♖xf4 ♕xf4+ 45. ♔d1 ♕xe5 46. ♖c8+ ♔h7 47. ♖c2 ♔g8 48. ♖c8+ ♔h7 49. ♖f8 ♖h2 0-1

This event was setting for 18-year old Mexican best Leon Hoyos, who finished =1st-2nd, beating Bruzon in a wonderful game: M Leon Hoyos vs L Bruzon Batista, 2007

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