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Mariano Castillo Larenas
Number of games in database: 82
Years covered: 1928 to 1954

Overall record: +18 -35 =29 (39.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (7) 
    E67 E60 E76 E61 E72
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E26 E20 E47 E40
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D95 D80 D87 D85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (5) 
    B59 B83 B31 B23
 Reti System (4) 
    A06 A04
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D31 D30
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   I Pleci vs M Castillo, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Trompowsky vs M Castillo, 1939 0-1
   M Castillo vs J M Cristia, 1935 1-0

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(born Dec-25-1905, died Sep-23-1970, 64 years old) Chile

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Mariano Castillo Larenas was born in Santiago, Chile. He was nine-times Chilean champion (1924, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1934, 1940, 1948, 1949 and 1953).

Wikipedia article: Mariano Castillo

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 82  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Vianna vs M Castillo 0-1171928Mar del PlataC33 King's Gambit Accepted
2. L Palau vs M Castillo  1-0411928Mar del PlataC56 Two Knights
3. R Grau vs M Castillo  1-0201928Mar del PlataD00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. I Pleci vs M Castillo  1-0521935Buenos AiresD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. C Hounie Fleurquin vs M Castillo 1-0201935Buenos AiresB02 Alekhine's Defense
6. M Castillo vs J M Cristia  1-0241935Buenos AiresD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
7. M Castillo vs J Traian Iliesco  0-1571936Mar del Plata it-03B58 Sicilian
8. M Castillo vs V Fenoglio  ½-½651936Mar del Plata it-03B12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. R Charlier vs M Castillo  ½-½311936Mar del Plata it-03D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. I Pleci vs M Castillo  ½-½741936Mar del Plata it-03D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. R Flores Alvarez vs M Castillo  ½-½301936Mar del Plata it-03C48 Four Knights
12. M Castillo vs C Hounie Fleurquin 1-0281936Mar del Plata it-03D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. M Castillo vs J C Balparda  ½-½301936Mar del Plata it-03D02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. M Castillo vs Jacobo Bolbochan  ½-½311936Mar del Plata it-03D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
15. A Pons vs M Castillo 0-1321936Mar del Plata it-03B23 Sicilian, Closed
16. B H Villegas vs M Castillo  ½-½501936Mar del Plata it-03A09 Reti Opening
17. M Castillo vs Letelier  ½-½441936Mar del Plata it-03D85 Grunfeld
18. M Castillo vs J Vinuesa  0-1581936Mar del Plata it-03E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
19. A Schwartzman vs M Castillo  ½-½601936Mar del Plata it-03A04 Reti Opening
20. Guimard vs M Castillo  1-0271936Mar del Plata it-03A84 Dutch
21. M Castillo vs L Piazzini  ½-½361936Mar del Plata it-03D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. H Cordova vs M Castillo 0-1161939Buenos Aires ol-8 pr BD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. M Castillo vs Vladimir Petrov  0-1561939Buenos Aires ol-8 pr BD95 Grunfeld
24. C Hounie Fleurquin vs M Castillo 1-0511939Buenos Aires ol-8 pr BA44 Old Benoni Defense
25. M Castillo vs E Eliskases  ½-½511939Buenos Aires ol-8 pr BE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
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  Benzol: Mariano Castillo Larenas
Born 25th December 1905 in Santiago
Chilean Champion in 1924, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1934, 1940, 1948, 1949 and 1953.
Dec-25-05  chesscrazy: Happy birthday! Interesting how many people I can find that was born on Christmas.
Dec-25-07  BIDMONFA: Mariano Castillo-Larenas


Premium Chessgames Member
  vonKrolock: Shor bio with photo here (in Spanish)
Sep-08-12  Karpova: He won the 1934 Chilean Championship with a 100% score ahead of Letelier and Cademartori.

From page 189 of the 1934 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: All the <Mar del Plata (1948)> games listed under <Manuel Castillo> belong to this player.
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