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Luis Augusto Sanchez
Number of games in database: 92
Years covered: 1952 to 1997
Overall record: +25 -26 =41 (49.5%)*
   * 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 1981, 63 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 92  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Szabo vs L Sanchez  ½-½75 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. L Sanchez vs G Barcza  ½-½57 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
3. L Sanchez vs Kotov  0-143 1952 Stockholm InterzonalA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
4. L Sanchez vs Golombek 1-038 1952 Stockholm InterzonalB12 Caro-Kann Defense
5. L Sanchez vs P Vaitonis  0-136 1952 Stockholm InterzonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
6. E Eliskases vs L Sanchez  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE08 Catalan, Closed
7. Petrosian vs L Sanchez  ½-½23 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. A Matanovic vs L Sanchez  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
9. Unzicker vs L Sanchez 1-035 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC88 Ruy Lopez
10. L Sanchez vs Stoltz  1-049 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. Wade vs L Sanchez  ½-½46 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
12. L Sanchez vs Prins  1-042 1952 Stockholm InterzonalC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
13. L Sanchez vs H Steiner  0-158 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. L Sanchez vs Pachman  ½-½42 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
15. L Sanchez vs Averbakh  ½-½40 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
16. L Sanchez vs Geller 0-145 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE92 King's Indian
17. Taimanov vs L Sanchez  1-052 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
18. L Sanchez vs Stahlberg 1-041 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE41 Nimzo-Indian
19. Pilnik vs L Sanchez  1-028 1952 Stockholm InterzonalE17 Queen's Indian
20. Gligoric vs L Sanchez  1-054 1952 Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. O Zimmermann vs L Sanchez  ½-½42 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)A13 English
22. L Sanchez vs Golombek  ½-½33 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. L Sanchez vs J A Fred  ½-½42 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
24. I Anagnostou vs L Sanchez  ½-½54 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
25. L Sanchez vs J Gobert  1-047 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)B06 Robatsch
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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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