Number of games in database: 63
Years covered: 1988 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2533
Overall record: +20 -20 =23 (50.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
G Schwartzman vs B Asanov, 1994 1-0
G Schwartzman vs Yermolinsky, 1996 1-0
G Schwartzman vs Leko, 1991 1-0
Search Sacrifice Explorer for Gabriel Schwartzman
Search Google for Gabriel Schwartzman
FIDE player card for Gabriel Schwartzman
(born Oct-23-1976, 40 years old) Romania (federation/nationality United States of America)
[what is this?]
|Gabriel became a FIDE master at age 12. He was awarded the International Master title at age 15. In 1993, he was awarded the GM title at age 17. At the time, he was the youngest GM in the world.|
In 1988, he took 2nd, behind Judit Polgar, in the World Under 12 Championship. In 1994, he moved to the United States. In 1996, he won the US Open at the age of 19 (youngest since Bobby Fischer).
He is currently CEO of Barr Systems.
Wikipedia article: Gabriel Schwartzman
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63
|1. D Gurevich vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||54||1988||St John op-2 ,CBM||A92 Dutch|
|2. F La Rota vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||40||1988||St John Open (2)||C28 Vienna Game|
|3. C Loeffler vs G Schwartzman
|| ||0-1||53||1988||Hallein||C26 Vienna|
|4. J Ambroz vs G Schwartzman
|| ||½-½||20||1990||Bad Ragaz op||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|5. Wojtkiewicz vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||54||1990||It open||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. G Schwartzman vs Hertneck
|| ||½-½||43||1990||Bad Woerishofen op 6th||A28 English|
|7. G Schwartzman vs Leko
|8. D Rogozenco vs G Schwartzman
|| ||½-½||11||1992||Odorheiu Secuiesc||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|9. G Schwartzman vs Svidler
|| ||0-1||30||1992||ChWmU16 Duisburg UTYSO||A21 English|
|10. G Schwartzman vs Kulaots
|| ||1-0||31||1992||Wch U16||E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4|
|11. Razuvaev vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||67||1993||Dortmund op-A||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|12. G Schwartzman vs G Timoshenko
|| ||½-½||50||1993||Bucharest ENE||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|13. J P Girard vs G Schwartzman
|| ||0-1||11||1993||Cannes||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|14. S Smagin vs G Schwartzman
|| ||½-½||79||1993||Dortmund op-A||C49 Four Knights|
|15. G Schwartzman vs M Gurevich
|| ||½-½||36||1993||Hoogovens Open||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|16. Korchnoi vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||47||1993||Hoogovens Open||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|17. G Schwartzman vs Lputian
|| ||½-½||85||1993||Hoogovens Open||A14 English|
|18. Smirin vs G Schwartzman
|| ||1-0||24||1993||Hoogovens Open||C43 Petrov, Modern Attack|
|19. R Har-Zvi vs G Schwartzman
|| ||½-½||16||1993||Hoogovens Open||C01 French, Exchange|
|20. G Schwartzman vs G J de Boer
|| ||½-½||60||1993||Hoogovens Open||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|21. H Grooten vs G Schwartzman
|| ||0-1||52||1993||Hoogovens Open||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|22. G Schwartzman vs Leko
|| ||½-½||45||1993||Hoogovens Open||A21 English|
|23. G Schwartzman vs P Van der Sterren
|| ||½-½||13||1993||Hoogovens Open||D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|24. L Christiansen vs G Schwartzman
||½-½||62||1993||Hoogovens Open||B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack|
|25. G Schwartzman vs Schmittdiel
|| ||½-½||57||1993||Hoogovens Open||A04 Reti Opening|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63
|Dec-25-03|| ||rndapology: This Romanian GM signed my board at the Florida scholastic championships in I think it was 5th grade. He used to attend the University of Florida. Hmmm... |
|Dec-25-03|| ||rndapology: Anyone else meet GM's at scholastic tournaments as youths and receive a signed board? |
|Apr-28-04|| ||Clock1913: Which year did you attend. I've only attended the FCA scholastic champs once but I've gone to the FSCL tournament every year since 1998 and most recently the one in lakeland in march. |
|May-23-04|| ||ketchuplover: Has anybody here used his lectures at totalchess.com? Just curious |
|Feb-19-05|| ||ketchuplover: Yikes |
|Nov-02-06|| ||howardb86: His lectures at totalchess.com are awesome. Just Great! best thing I've found to retool after being absent from chess for many years--getting ready for my grandkids who play. Check it out. He writes very well.|
|Oct-25-09|| ||BIDMONFA: Gabriel Schwartzman|
|Dec-22-12|| ||HeMateMe: Is he an author? I've heard this name before.|
|Mar-08-13|| ||IndigoViolet: <In 1993, he was awarded the GM title at age 17.>|
Anyone know in which countries he gained his GM norms? I'm guessing Romania, Bulgaria and/or Hungary.
|Oct-23-14|| ||ketchuplover: May he have a total chess birthday :)|
|Mar-27-15|| ||zanzibar: After winning USOpen96...
August 25, 1996|By BILL CORNWALL Special to the Sun-Sentinel
<Schwartzman, who arrived in the United States from his native Romania just a few years ago, is the youngest grandmaster in our country and one of the youngest in the world. Achieving things early is a habit for him. For example, Schwartzman says that he started to get an interest in chess at the age of 2 and was entered in his first tournament at 4. He held a simultaneous exhibition at 7 and received an international invitation to Paris when he was 8. By the age of 12, Schwartzman had become a master, and he was awarded the international master's title at 15. About three years ago, the International Chess Federation awarded him the highest title in chess, "international grandmaster," making him the youngest grandmaster in Florida and one of the youngest in the world.
Schwartzman is a man of many talents. He speaks six languages, involves himself in many nontournament chess promotions and activities, and studies as a junior at the University of Florida, where he plans on majoring in finance and minoring in telecommunications. But he does not lose sight of his major ambition: "I am now working very hard to become better so that I can reach my ultimate goal: World Champion!''>
Spot an error? Please
suggest your correction
and help us eliminate database mistakes!
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply.
Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous,
and 100% free--plus, it
entitles you to features otherwise unavailable.
Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should
Please observe our posting guidelines:
- No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
- No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
- No personal attacks against other members.
- Nothing in violation of United States law.
- No posting personal information of members.
See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.
NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page.
This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or
this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.|
your profile |
Premium Membership |
Kibitzer's Café |
Biographer's Bistro |
new kibitzing |
Tournament Index |
Player Directory |
World Chess Championships |
Opening Explorer |
Guess the Move |
Game Collections |
ChessBookie Game |
Chessgames Challenge |
privacy notice |
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC