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Antonio Antunes
Number of games in database: 111
Years covered: 1980 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2496
Highest rating achieved in database: 2545

Overall record: +40 -41 =28 (49.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C92 C67 C89 C97 C96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C92 C89 C97 C96
 King's Indian Attack (8) 
 Sicilian (8) 
    B30 B31 B53 B40
 Reti System (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B32 B31 B21 B22 B36
 Semi-Slav (6) 
    D45 D44 D47
 English (4) 
    A13 A11 A16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D31 D30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Topalov vs Antunes, 1992 1/2-1/2
   Judit Polgar vs Antunes, 1996 0-1
   Antunes vs Korchnoi, 1990 1/2-1/2
   Antunes vs Flear, 1988 1-0
   E G F Hellers vs Antunes, 1990 1/2-1/2
   Igor Ivanov vs Antunes, 1988 0-1

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(born Feb-06-1962, 56 years old) Portugal

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Antunes was born in Lisbon. FIDE awarded him the International Master title in 1985, and the Grandmaster title in 1994. He was Portuguese champion in 1988.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 111  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F A Cuijpers vs Antunes  1-0311980EU-ch U20B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
2. K Strzelecki vs Antunes 1-0331980EU-ch U20B35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
3. K Soderberg vs Antunes  0-1511980EU-ch U20A16 English
4. Antunes vs W Watson  0-1391980EU-ch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
5. J R Smith vs Antunes  0-1641980EU-ch U20B03 Alekhine's Defense
6. Antunes vs A Pekarek  0-1581980EU-ch U20B07 Pirc
7. Antunes vs J A C Blanco  0-1641980EU-ch U20B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
8. R Douven vs Antunes  1-0291980EU-ch U20E92 King's Indian
9. Antunes vs M Karp  1-0421980EU-ch U20B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
10. D Michiels vs Antunes  0-1321980EU-ch U20B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. Antunes vs K Rasmussen  1-0241980EU-ch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
12. R Zaldivar vs Antunes  1-0811984Chess OlympiadD00 Queen's Pawn Game
13. J M Bellon Lopez vs Antunes  0-1381984Chess OlympiadD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Sznapik vs Antunes  0-1411984Chess OlympiadB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
15. Antunes vs J Delaney  1-0461984Chess OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
16. S Kindermann vs Antunes  1-0521984Chess OlympiadB32 Sicilian
17. Antunes vs L Ogaard  1-0541984Chess OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
18. Antunes vs V J F Pablaza  1-0771984Chess OlympiadB40 Sicilian
19. Antunes vs G Franzoni  1-0441984Chess OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
20. Antunes vs H Westerinen  1-0381984Chess OlympiadC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. Antunes vs A Defize  1-0331984Chess OlympiadC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. A Nascimento vs Antunes  0-1561985Paz e AmizadeA07 King's Indian Attack
23. Antunes vs M Suta 0-191985crE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
24. B Belotti vs Antunes 0-1241985Reggio Emilia 8687-BC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
25. A Martorelli vs Antunes 1-0391985Reggio Emilia IIC49 Four Knights
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Apr-13-07  bauernfresser: Antunes has been the first Portuguese to become Grand Master.
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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Became a GM in 1995, but retired from chess in 1998. It looks as if he is working as an economist for the Bank of Portugal.

His personal website:

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  eternaloptimist: He played against the Sicilian well w/ the white pieces. There are 4 games he won w/ white (against the Sicilian) in the database in case anyone is interested (4 wins & only 1 loss). It might help someone to improve by studying these games! Also, if you are interested in economics, labor &/or finance, you should check out his website.
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  wordfunph: famous scalps of GM Antonio Antunes..

Korchnoi, Mariotti, Igor Ivanov, Kotronias, Ivkov...

Happy Birthday GM Antunes!

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  Penguincw: Happy 49th birthday <Antonio Antunes>.
Feb-06-14  BIDMONFA: Antonio Antunes

ANTUNES, Antonio

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  Penguincw: Happy 52nd birthday to GM Antonio Antunes.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Antonio Antunes.
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