Joaquim Manuel Durao
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1954 to 2010
Last FIDE rating: 1875 (1874 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2158
Overall record: +32 -79 =33 (33.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|B93|| ||Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4 (16 games)||B56|| ||Sicilian (4 games)||C58|| ||Two Knights (4 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (3 games)||B32|| ||Sicilian (3 games)||E62|| ||King's Indian, Fianchetto (3 games)||B06|| ||Robatsch (3 games)||C05|| ||French, Tarrasch (3 games)||B80|| ||Sicilian, Scheveningen (3 games)||E82|| ||King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation (2 games)|
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|JOAQUIM MANUEL DURAO
(born Oct-25-1930, died May-21-2015, 84 years old) Portugal
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International Master and International Arbiter.
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144
|1. J Durao vs Prins
||1-0||23||1954||Malaga||C58 Two Knights|
|2. E J Diemer vs J Durao
||1-0||22||1956||Hoogovens-B||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. J Durao vs H Catozzi
||1-0||45||1957||Dublin zt||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|4. J Durao vs Gligoric
||0-1||38||1957||Dublin Zonal||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|5. J Durao vs A M Giustolisi
|| ||1-0||45||1957||Dublin Zonal||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|6. J Durao vs L Schmid
|| ||0-1||43||1957||Dublin Zonal||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|7. J Durao vs G Fuster
|| ||½-½||47||1958||Lisbon||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|8. J Durao vs A Matanovic
|| ||0-1||26||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|9. F R Anderson vs J Durao
|| ||1-0||43||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|10. J Durao vs A Dunkelblum
|| ||½-½||25||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|11. Pachman vs J Durao
||1-0||43||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||E97 King's Indian|
|12. J Durao vs K Lagha
|| ||1-0||61||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|13. J Kupper vs J Durao
|| ||1-0||28||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||C18 French, Winawer|
|14. J Durao vs Inge Johansson
|| ||0-1||33||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|15. A Aggos vs J Durao
|| ||1-0||47||1958||13th olm qual. group 4||E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox|
|16. J Durao vs K Dreyer
|| ||½-½||54||1958||13th olm final C||B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|17. W Fairhurst vs J Durao
|| ||1-0||40||1958||13th olm final C||A56 Benoni Defense|
|18. J Durao vs G Primavera
|| ||½-½||22||1958||13th olm final C||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|19. Rodolfo Cardoso vs J Durao
|| ||½-½||41||1958||13th olm final C||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|20. J Durao vs A Aggos
|| ||0-1||48||1958||13th olm final C||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|21. J Walsh vs J Durao
|| ||0-1||32||1958||13th olm final C||C45 Scotch Game|
|22. J Durao vs K Lagha
|| ||1-0||25||1958||13th olm final C||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|23. Y Safvat vs J Durao
|| ||½-½||33||1958||13th olm final C||C47 Four Knights|
|24. J Durao vs A Hollis
|| ||1-0||27||1959||7th Stevenson Memorial||C18 French, Winawer|
|25. Gligoric vs J Durao
|| ||1-0||41||1960||Madrid Zonal||B06 Robatsch|
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144
|Jun-30-13|| ||jusmail: His famous game seems not to be there yet Perez, Francisco Jose vs. Durao, Joaquim|
|May-21-15|| ||Eastfrisian: Joaquim Durao died today. R.I.P.|
|May-26-15|| ||cro777: Two chess legends passed away on May 21st 2015: the legend of Portuguese chess Joaquim Manuel Durão and the French chess legend César Boutteville. |
Durão was 13 times Portuguese champion, represented his country in ten Chess Olympiads, and was president of the Portuguese Chess Federation. He was the first Portuguese chess player to receive the International Master title. He remained active until 2014.
"Durão’s style of chess can be described as classical, with a preference for dynamic and sharp positions. He was very resourceful and had excellent combinative vision. He played many brilliant games." (Kevin Spraggett)
For a tribute visit https://kevinspraggettonchess.wordp...
Descanse em paz.
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