Antonio Angel Medina Garcia
Number of games in database: 318
Years covered: 1932 to 1983
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380
Overall record: +67 -148 =103 (37.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943 0-1
J Piket vs A Medina Garcia, 1970 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs J H Donner, 1969 1-0
A Medina Garcia vs Alekhine, 1945 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Mexico City (1932)
London B (1946)
Hastings 1952/53 (1952)
Gothenburg Interzonal (1955)
Palma de Mallorca (1966)
Palma de Mallorca (1967)
Palma de Mallorca (1968)
Palma de Mallorca (1969)
Las Palmas (1972)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1952/53 by Phony Benoni
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|ANTONIO ANGEL MEDINA GARCIA
(born Oct-02-1919, died Oct-31-2003) Spain
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|Antonio Angel Jose Medina Garcia was born in Barcelona. Awarded the IM title in 1950, he was Spanish champion in 1944, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1963 and 1964.|
Wikipedia article: Antonio Medina
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|Nov-03-03|| ||AdrianP: Antonio Medina-Garcia died very recently. He had played all the greats including every world champion between Alekhine and Fischer (inclusive). He apparently had wins over Alekhine, Euwe and Fischer. Here's the Alekhine one...|
Medina-Garcia vs Alekhine, 1945
|Nov-03-03|| ||drukenknight: I dont think he had a win over Fischer, going from memory. |
|Oct-02-05|| ||ThunderStorm: Happy Birthday Mr. Medina-Garcia!|
|Jan-23-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Antonio Angel Medina-Garcia|
Died 31 October 2003
|Jan-23-07|| ||Caissanist: About 30 or 40 more Medina games can be found on the hidden page Garcia.|
|Sep-05-07|| ||Peligroso Patzer: <AdrianP: Antonio Medina-Garcia died very recently. He had played all the greats including every world champion between Alekhine and Fischer (inclusive). He apparently had wins over Alekhine, Euwe and Fischer. ***>|
<drukenknight: I dont think he had a win over Fischer, going from memory. >
The book "How to Beat Bobby Fischer" by Edmar J Mednis (Dover Publications, Inc., 1998), which purports to include all of Fischer's lost games from serious tournament and match competition during the period 1958-1972, does not have any game between Fischer and Medina-Garcia, so <drukenknight>'s memory appears to be correct.
|Sep-05-07|| ||Peligroso Patzer: With regard to the question of whether Medina-Garcia ever defeated Fischer, the following appears on this page: A Medina-Garcia vs Alekhine, 1945|
"Lawrence: *** Googling around, it turns out that Antonio Medina also won the U.S. open once and beat Fischer several times playing fast games."
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