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Francisco Trois
Number of games in database: 83
Years covered: 1970 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2218 (2170 rapid, 2146 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +14 -37 =32 (36.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (4) 
    A15 A14
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B17 B19 B14
 Sicilian (4) 
    B40 B93 B44 B30
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E15 E17 E12
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C91 C60 C67 C92 C72
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A21 A28 A22
 Robatsch (4) 
 King's Indian (4) 
    E92 E96 E74 E76
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Kuijf vs F Trois, 1983 1/2-1/2
   F Trois vs Tarjan, 1979 1/2-1/2
   F Trois vs G Kuzmin, 1979 1-0
   Larsen vs F Trois, 1979 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Buenos Aires (Konex) (1979)
   Riga Interzonal (1979)

   F Trois vs N Delgado Ramirez (Jan-27-17) 0-1
   S Zhelesny vs F Trois (Nov-26-11) 1/2-1/2
   F Trois vs O Hjertenes (Nov-25-11) 1/2-1/2
   G Buxade Roca vs F Trois (Nov-24-11) 1/2-1/2
   F Trois vs T Zoltek (Nov-23-11) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-03-1946, 70 years old) Brazil

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IM Francisco Ricardo Terres Trois was Brazilian sub-champion in 1972 behind Eugenio Maciel German and ahead of Adaucto da Nobrega and Peter Toth after defeating them in a mini-tournament (decision enter 3 players with same score). Champion of South America at Tramandai, zt1978. He is also an International Arbiter.

Wikipedia article: Francisco Trois

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Palacios vs F Trois  0-153 1970 Villa Gesell Madariaga 5thB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. H Marinho vs F Trois 1-037 1971 South Zonal Brazilian ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
3. F Trois vs Browne  0-134 1972 Chess Olympiad Final-CB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. F Trois vs G Bonner  1-040 1972 Chess Olympiad Final-CB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. H MacGrillen vs F Trois ½-½10 1972 Chess Olympiad Final-CA53 Old Indian
6. C Silva Sanchez vs F Trois  0-156 1975 Fortaleza ztC60 Ruy Lopez
7. F Trois vs C Amado 0-136 1975 ArgentinaC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
8. H Camara vs F Trois  1-041 1977 Sao PauloB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
9. R Sanguineti vs F Trois  ½-½50 1977 Sao PauloE74 King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5
10. F Trois vs Razuvaev 0-132 1977 Sao PauloA21 English
11. Benko vs F Trois  1-045 1977 Sao PauloA21 English
12. F Trois vs H Van Riemsdijk  ½-½15 1977 Sao PauloB40 Sicilian
13. F Trois vs A Rocha  ½-½24 1977 Sao PauloA14 English
14. Vaganian vs F Trois  1-035 1977 Sao PauloE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
15. Quinteros vs F Trois  1-063 1977 Sao PauloE00 Queen's Pawn Game
16. F Trois vs J A Chaves  ½-½42 1977 Sao PauloB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
17. F Trois vs L Bronstein 0-144 1977 Sao PauloB44 Sicilian
18. Miles vs F Trois  0-135 1977 Sao PauloA21 English
19. F Trois vs J Kaplan  1-051 1977 Sao PauloE83 King's Indian, Samisch
20. F Trois vs A S Segal  ½-½56 1977 Sao PauloB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
21. C Silva Sanchez vs F Trois  0-133 1978 Tramandai ztB06 Robatsch
22. Dzindzichashvili vs F Trois  1-056 1978 OlympiadA21 English
23. W Schmidt vs F Trois  1-057 1978 OlympiadE96 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, Main line
24. F Trois vs Korchnoi 0-136 1978 OlympiadE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
25. F Trois vs Chandler  0-148 1978 OlympiadA34 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-20-04  nikolaas: It seems that he once thought 2 hours and 20 minutes for one single move.
Dec-22-05  martinshortsays: Yes I just got that as the "tip of the day" from the kchess program. It said the match took place in Vigo, Spain against Luis Santos. The longest think may have been out of spite as he apparently had only two legal moves to choose from.
Jan-04-06  WMD: The critical position arose after:

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.e4 Bc5 5.Nxe5 Bxf2+ 6.Kxf2 Nxe5 7.d4 and finally 7...Ng6

The story goes that Santos asked him: 'How are you able to spend more than two hours when you only had two possible moves? I don't understand.' 'Me neither,' came the reply.

Apr-18-08  Whitehat1963: He's not as good as his sister, Menage A.
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  Chessical: Francisco Ricardo Trois was born on 3rd September 1946 in Canoas in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

He narrowly lost a match (1.5-2.5) against Rubinetti in Porto Alegre 1976.

He qualified for the Riga Interzonal from the South American zonal tournament, played in Tramandaí in 1978. This earned the title of International Master. At the Interzonal he came 17th out of 18 but he defeated Gennady Kuzmin and Florin Gheorghiu (who would have come second in that tournamant if he had won), and drew with Bent Larsen. As a consequence, Trois received several invitations to participate in international events and stayed in Europe, resident in Belgrade for some 18 months whilst he played in European competitions. He achieved third place in Reggio Emilia 1980/81, but decided to return to Brazil.

Again, after the the 1982 Olympiad in Lucerne, Trois spent several months in Europe playing in international tournaments. He currently resides in his hometown of Canoas, where he is Director of the Cultural Foundation of Canoas.

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  vonKrolock: <Chessical> very kind... His complete name is Francisco Ricardo Terres Trois -

*** en passant - in our match from 1974, in an event called then <"Team Tournament Sesquicentennial German Immigration">, played in Novo Hamburgo 1974, Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná drew in the first round 2-2: In the first board Trois and Sunyé drew in a long ♖+♗ vs ♖ endgame in which <"terrible"> Trois tried to win until the very last of the fifty moves; in the second board Pereira vs Kornin 1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 e6 3.♘c3 ♗b4 etc 0-1 ; Otto Mak vs Midugno 0-1 , then Marini drew in the fourth board , therefore the account of personal results in the now called <8th Braziian Team Ch> needs still some repairs

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  kbob: I disagree somewhat with the hype over the long think. If the position given by commentor WMD is correct, it seems to me there are at least four night moves to consider, some leading to great complications and possible sacrifices. Furthermore, I count thirty legal moves in the position for black.
Sep-15-12  Antiochus: Life and games:

Dec-09-13  Yopo: [Event "Wch Seniors 23rd 2013"]
[Site "Opatija"]
[Date "2013.11.22"]
[Round "10.16"]
[White "Vladimir Stepovoj"]
[Black "Francisco R.T Trois"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D10"]
[WhiteElo "2345"]
[BlackElo "2229"]
[PlyCount "70"]
[EventDate "2013.11.12"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Bb5+ Bd7 9. Qa4 Nc6 10. Nf3 a6 11. Bxc6 Bxc6 12. Qb3 e6 13. Ne5 Bd6 14. Nxc6 bxc6 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. O-O O-O 17. Na4 e5 18. dxe5 Qxe5 19. h3 Ne4 20. Rfd1 Rab8 21. Qd3 Qf6 22. f3 Nd6 23. b3 Nf5 24. Rac1 Rbd8 25. e4 Nh4 26. Nc5 Qg5 27. Qf1 Ng6 28. Kf2 h5 29. g3 h4 30. Qg2 Rfe8 31. gxh4 Qxh4+ 32. Qg3 Qf6 33. Kg1 Nf4 34. Rd2 dxe4 35. Nxe4 Rxe4 0-1

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