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Luis Augusto Sanchez
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1939 to 1997
Overall record: +25 -27 =41 (48.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born Jul-20-1917, died Apr-20-1982, 64 years old) Colombia

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Luis Augusto Sánchez Montenegro was an IM.
In 1951 he won in Caracas (zonal) and was awarded the IM title the same year. He played in the Stockholm-Saltsjobaden interzonal in 1952 finishing 17th and was 3rd in the Caracas zonal in 1957. At Santiago, Chile 1959 he was 4th= with Robert James Fischer and Raul Sanguineti. He also represented Colombia at the Olympiads of 1954, 1956 and 1958. He was six-times Colombian champion: in 1938, 1947, 1948, 1954, 1958, and 1962.

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs L A Sanchez 1-025 1939 Bogota 1of38C07 French, Tarrasch
2. L A Sanchez vs Pachman  ½-½42 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
3. L A Sanchez vs Averbakh  ½-½40 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
4. L A Sanchez vs Geller 0-145 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE92 King's Indian
5. Taimanov vs L A Sanchez  1-052 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
6. L A Sanchez vs Stahlberg 1-041 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE41 Nimzo-Indian
7. Pilnik vs L A Sanchez  1-028 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE17 Queen's Indian
8. Gligoric vs L A Sanchez  1-054 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Szabo vs L A Sanchez  ½-½75 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. L A Sanchez vs G Barcza  ½-½57 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
11. L A Sanchez vs Kotov  0-143 1952 Stockholm InterzonalA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
12. L A Sanchez vs Golombek 1-038 1952 Stockholm InterzonalB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. L A Sanchez vs P Vaitonis  0-136 1952 Stockholm InterzonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
14. E Eliskases vs L A Sanchez  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE08 Catalan, Closed
15. Petrosian vs L A Sanchez  ½-½23 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. A Matanovic vs L A Sanchez  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
17. Unzicker vs L A Sanchez 1-035 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC88 Ruy Lopez
18. L A Sanchez vs Stoltz  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. Wade vs L A Sanchez  ½-½46 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
20. L A Sanchez vs Prins  1-042 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
21. L A Sanchez vs H Steiner  0-158 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. L A Sanchez vs P Kremer  1-041 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
23. A Prameshuber vs L A Sanchez  1-083 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-BC47 Four Knights
24. L A Sanchez vs F Scafarelli  ½-½51 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B54 Sicilian
25. L A Sanchez vs V Bergraser  ½-½51 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B01 Scandinavian
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-17-09  myschkin: . . .

Luis Augusto Sánchez (1917*–1981) a Colombian chess master. In 1951 he won in Caracas (zonal) and was awarded the IM title the same year.

He was six-times Colombian Champion.

* some sources have 1916

Feb-14-11  BishopsPawn: The last 4 games listed (1991-2002) must be incorrectly attributed, as he died in 1981!
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