Number of games in database: 31
Years covered: 1963 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2300
Overall record: +10 -7 =14 (54.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|B09|| ||Pirc, Austrian Attack (2 games)||B06|| ||Robatsch (2 games)|
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(born Jun-13-1944, 74 years old) Brazil
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|Antonio Rocha was Brazilian champion in 1964 and 1969, and awarded the IM title in 1979.|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 31
|1. A Rocha vs H Rossetto
|| ||1-0||21||1963||Sao Paulo||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|2. Gligoric vs A Rocha
|| ||1-0||39||1964||Hastings 1964/65||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|3. A Rocha vs Keres
||0-1||69||1964||Hastings 1964/65||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|4. F Kuijpers vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||46||1965||Malaga 5th||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|5. A Rocha vs E Gonzalez Haro
||1-0||12||1965||Malaga||A34 English, Symmetrical|
|6. E P De La Prida vs A Rocha
|| ||0-1||44||1965||Malaga 5th||A02 Bird's Opening|
|7. Julio Bolbochan vs A Rocha
||1-0||29||1966||Rio Hondo zt||E15 Queen's Indian|
|8. Mecking vs A Rocha
||1-0||24||1969||Mar del Plata Zonal||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|9. C Silva Sanchez vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||14||1969||Mar del Plata Zonal||A20 English|
|10. M A H Asfora vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||20||1973||Salvador||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|11. A Rocha vs H Zambon
|| ||1-0||26||1976||ARG-chB||A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation|
|12. A Rocha vs Vaganian
|| ||0-1||59||1977||Sao Paulo||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|13. A Rocha vs Quinteros
|| ||½-½||19||1977||Sao Paulo||B40 Sicilian|
|14. F Trois vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||24||1977||Sao Paulo||A14 English|
|15. L Bronstein vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||50||1977||Sao Paulo||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|16. Razuvaev vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||34||1977||Sao Paulo||A13 English|
|17. A S Segal vs A Rocha
|| ||½-½||12||1977||Sao Paulo||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|18. J Kaplan vs A Rocha
|| ||0-1||46||1977||Sao Paulo||B33 Sicilian|
|19. A Rocha vs Miles
|| ||½-½||76||1977||Sao Paulo||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|20. A Rocha vs H Camara
|| ||1-0||42||1977||Sao Paulo||E95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1|
|21. A Rocha vs R Sanguineti
|| ||½-½||25||1977||Sao Paulo||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|22. A Rocha vs Benko
|| ||½-½||12||1977||Sao Paulo||B06 Robatsch|
|23. H Van Riemsdijk vs A Rocha
|| ||1-0||34||1977||Sao Paulo||C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense|
|24. A Rocha vs J A Chaves
|| ||1-0||26||1977||Sao Paulo||D94 Grunfeld|
|25. Panno vs A Rocha
|| ||1-0||51||1979||Sao Paulo||A28 English|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 31
|Nov-12-04|| ||vonKrolock: SEARCHING FOR A ROCHA -From Rio Grande, city in brazilian Extreme South, he started almost as a prodigy, being invited to Hastings 64-65. National Champion 1964 and 1969. Olympiads Lugano 68, Siegen 70, Thessaloniki 84. currently MISSING: This authentic Chess artist became a homeless person who moves from place to place, and was not seen neither in São Paulo, where he frequented the Chess Club, nor in his native town - and this for almost a decade now - a page on the subject here http://www.cxsp.com.br/Rocha.htm |
|Jun-13-05|| ||vonKrolock: Someone from Rio Grande's city Chess circles stated that "Rocha have some personal interests here - he visited regularly the town to keep it in control, but then, one Year <note: in the nineties> he dont' came - and since then he was not be seen also here anymore <...>|
Well, happy Birthday, MI Rocha - zk
|Jan-23-12|| ||Nosnibor: It would seem that Senor Rocha passed away some time ago.There was a memorial tournament held in Brazil in his name. Can anyone confirm this?|
|Feb-08-13|| ||Dr.Vulcan: Nobody knows exactly what happened to Antônio Cavilhas Rocha. He is vanished from Rio Grande, state of Rio Grande do Sul - Brasil, since 1995. There is a memorial tournament in his intention supposing he is dead.|
|Sep-10-13|| ||Dr.Vulcan: We cannot forget that he is (or he was) native from Rio Grande, where he was born in 06/13/1944.|
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