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Jesus Diez del Corral
Number of games in database: 159
Years covered: 1955 to 1983
Last FIDE rating: 2415
Highest rating achieved in database: 2485

Overall record: +42 -54 =63 (46.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B44 B91 B64 B39 B27
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E25 E24 E30 E47 E26
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C78 C85 C62 C91 C90
 King's Indian (7) 
    E81 E91 E80 E83 E95
 French Defense (6) 
    C18 C16
 French Winawer (6) 
    C18 C16
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (21) 
    E92 E87 E91 E90 E73
 French Defense (13) 
    C05 C18 C19 C01 C04
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A56 A57 A58 A59 A67
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C05 C03 C04
 Sicilian (7) 
    B89 B64 B59 B56
 King's Indian Attack (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Diez del Corral vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1969 1-0
   J Diez del Corral vs Ivkov, 1970 1/2-1/2
   J Diez del Corral vs Portisch, 1978 1-0
   Gheorghiu vs J Diez del Corral, 1973 0-1
   J Diez del Corral vs F Muco, 1982 1-0
   J Diez del Corral vs M Damjanovic, 1969 1-0
   J Diez del Corral vs Miles, 1979 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Palma de Mallorca (1969)
   Hastings 1955/56 (1955)
   Buenos Aires (Konex) (1979)
   Palma de Mallorca (1967)
   Palma de Mallorca (1968)

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(born Apr-06-1933, died Feb-19-2010, 76 years old) Spain

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Jesús Díez del Corral was born in Zaragoza. He was Spanish champion in 1955 and 1965, and awarded the IM title in 1968 and the GM title in 1974. In tournaments he was 2nd at the Amsterdam Masters tournament 1969, 6th at Palma de Mallorca 1969 and 3rd at Montilla 1973. Del Corral also played on seven Spanish Olympiad teams.

Wikipedia article: Jesús Díez del Corral

Last updated: 2017-03-13 07:35:20

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 159  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Diez del Corral vs Korchnoi  0-1511955Hastings 1955/56B64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
2. J Diez del Corral vs J Penrose  ½-½221955Hastings 1955/56D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. F Olafsson vs J Diez del Corral  1-0391955Hastings 1955/56A07 King's Indian Attack
4. J Diez del Corral vs Golombek  1-0521955Hastings 1955/56B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. J Fuller vs J Diez del Corral  0-1351956Hastings 1955/56B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
6. J Diez del Corral vs R Persitz 0-1801956Hastings 1955/56E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
7. Ivkov vs J Diez del Corral  1-0301956Hastings 1955/56C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
8. J Diez del Corral vs Taimanov  0-1301956Hastings 1955/56B64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. K Darga vs J Diez del Corral  ½-½421956Hastings 1955/56E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
10. Larsen vs J Diez del Corral  1-0311956GijonD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
11. O'Kelly vs J Diez del Corral 1-0401957MadridA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
12. R Toran Albero vs J Diez del Corral  0-1371957MadridE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
13. J Diez del Corral vs K Darga 0-1371957MadridB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
14. J Diez del Corral vs K Darga  ½-½411960Clare Benedict Cup 07thE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
15. A Prameshuber vs J Diez del Corral  ½-½1031962Clare Benedict Cup 09thA48 King's Indian
16. J Diez del Corral vs K Darga  0-1381962Clare Benedict Cup 09thB44 Sicilian
17. J Diez del Corral vs K Darga  1-0321962Varna ol (Men) qual-AE41 Nimzo-Indian
18. J Diez del Corral vs Z Nilsson  0-1411962Varna ol (Men) qual-AB32 Sicilian
19. J Diez del Corral vs Petrosian 0-1391962Varna ol (Men) qual-AB56 Sicilian
20. J Diez del Corral vs Blau  ½-½391962Varna ol (Men) fin-BD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. L Schmid vs J Diez del Corral 1-0351963Clare Benedict Cup 10thC18 French, Winawer
22. F Kuijpers vs J Diez del Corral  0-1461965Clare Benedict Cup 12thC19 French, Winawer, Advance
23. L Schmid vs J Diez del Corral  0-1341966Clare Benedict Cup 13thB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
24. J Diez del Corral vs F Garcia Orus  ½-½401966The Hague ZonalC41 Philidor Defense
25. J H Donner vs J Diez del Corral  ½-½461966The Hague ZonalE60 King's Indian Defense
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  Benzol: Jesus Diez del Corral
Born 6th April 1933 in Saragossa
An IM in 1967 he obtained the GM title in 1974.
He's been Spanish champion in 1955 and 1965.
Premium Chessgames Member
  meloncio: GM Jesús Díaz del Corral died last February 19th in Madrid. RIP Don Jesús.

Here's an old picture, he's the man with glasses on (white side).

Feb-25-10  BIDMONFA: Jesus Diez del Corral


Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: ....sad he died Feb this year.

happy 77th birthday Gran Maestro Jesus Diez del Corral.

Apr-06-10  Valmy: How can you wish an happy birthday to a dead person?
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <Valmy> i know dead people have no rights to celebrate their birthday..

how are you in France my friend? mercibuco...or thank you. :-0

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  Chessical: Diez del Corral became the second ever Spanish player to become a grandmaster (the first being the child-prodigy Arturo Pomar-Salamanca).

He played for Spain in seven Olympiads, and nine times in the Clare Benedict tournaments scoring 58% in each. He was also a strong blitz player.

He retired from competitive chess in 1986. I believe that his first international tournament game was

Ivkov vs J Diez del Corral, 1955

and his last was against the same opponent

Ivkov vs J Diez del Corral, 1983

He also regularly wrote articles and composed studies, despite the demands of his professional life as a lawyer specialising in property law.

Aug-23-10  Dredge Rivers: I used to work at the Jesus Diez Corral!
Sep-27-17  Nonnus: In 1974, Jesus Diez del Corral, Gyozo Forintos, Vlastimil Jansa, Bojan Kurajica, Anatoly Lutikov, Gergio Mariotti, Gyula Sax, Jan Timman, and Eugenio Torre became GMs.
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