chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Berna Carrasco Araya
  
Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1939
Last FIDE rating: 2165
Overall record: +5 -2 =0 (71.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.


Search Sacrifice Explorer for Berna Carrasco Araya
Search Google for Berna Carrasco Araya


BERNA CARRASCO ARAYA
(born Dec-19-1914, died Jul-07-2013, 98 years old) Chile

[what is this?]

Berna Carrasco Araya (Carrasco de Budinich) was born in Chile in 1914. She was a Women's World Championship Challenger in 1939, coming 3rd behind the winner, Vera Menchik, and runner up Sonja Graf-Stevenson. She was awarded the WIM title in 1954 and at the time of her death (aged 98) she was the oldest living holder of a FIDE title. She was the only woman to participate in the 1966 Havana Olympiad.

Wikipedia article: Berna Carrasco; Photo of her at the 1939 Olympiad: http://www.ara.org.ar/chs/ajedrez/p...


 page 1 of 1; 7 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Carrasco Araya vs Graf-Stevenson  1-0631939Wch (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
2. M T Mora Iturralde vs B Carrasco Araya  0-1741939Wch (Women)E61 King's Indian
3. B Carrasco Araya vs M Lauberte  1-0511939World championship (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
4. B Carrasco Araya vs Menchik 0-1241939Wch (Women)D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. M Karff vs B Carrasco Araya  0-1551939Wch (Women)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
6. E Rinder vs B Carrasco Araya  1-0351939Wch (Women)C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
7. C Roodzant vs B Carrasco Araya  0-1221939Wch (Women)D80 Grunfeld
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Carrasco Araya wins | Carrasco Araya loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-12-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Berna Carrasco Araya (Carrasco de Budinich), born 19 December 1914 in San Bernardo, Chile.

She was a Women's World Championship challenger at Buenos Aires 1939, where she took 3rd, behind Vera Menchik and Sonja Graf. Carrasco was awarded the Woman International Master (WIM) title in 1954.

http://www.kirkusobscura.com/index....

Picture: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Fn1Q2Xx7B...

Dec-19-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Happy 96th Birthday :)
Dec-19-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: <..as of January 2011 she is the oldest living holder of a FIDE title.>

Happy Birthday Senora Carrasco!

Dec-19-11  BIDMONFA: Berna Carrasco

CARRASCO, Berna
http://www.bidmonfa.com/carrasco_be...
_

Dec-19-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Happy 98th Birthday :)
Jul-31-13  DoctorD: I received an unconfirmed report that Ms. Carrasco died July 7th. Can anyone confirm one way or the other?
Jul-31-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <DoctorD> Obituary (in Spanish) confirms the date: http://www.clubajedrezchile.cl/inde...
Jul-31-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Here is a picture of <Berna Carrasco> amid the Chilean 1939 Olympiad team: http://www.ara.org.ar/chs/ajedrez/p...
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC