Carlos Garcia Palermo
Number of games in database: 343
Years covered: 1970 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2440 (2426 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550
Overall record: +105 -95 =137 (51.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
6 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Fischer vs C Garcia Palermo, 1970 0-1
C Garcia Palermo vs C Herrera, 2001 1-0
V Palermo vs C Garcia Palermo, 2001 0-1
C Garcia Palermo vs Karpov, 1982 1-0
C Garcia Palermo vs Wolff, 1986 1-0
C Garcia Palermo vs G Vescovi, 1995 1-0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Magistral Internacional Ruibal (2008)
Mercosur Cup (2005)
Mar del Plata (1982)
Italian Team Championship (2014)
Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
Italian Teams (2015)
Lone Pine (1978)
Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
Euro Club Cup (2008)
Italian Team Championships (2012)
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|CARLOS GARCIA PALERMO
(born Dec-02-1953, 62 years old) Argentina (federation/nationality Italy)
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|Carlos Horacio Garcia Palermo was born in La Plata, Argentina.
Awarded the IM title in 1981 and the GM title in 1985, he won several Category VIII tournaments in 1983, 1984 and 1985. In 1986 he was 1st= at Havana and in 1987 at Camaguey (both in Cuba). He played for Argentina on the Olympiad team at Dubai in 1986, and for Italy he played at the 1992 and 2006 Olympiads. Garcia is also a FIDE Trainer (2013).|
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| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 343
|1. Fischer vs C Garcia Palermo
||Simul||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|2. C Garcia Palermo vs J Aijala
||7th Open Finnish Ch.||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|3. C Garcia Palermo vs H P Garcia
||Zarate Open||A81 Dutch|
|4. E Formanek vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense|
|5. Lombardy vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|6. C Garcia Palermo vs Quinteros
||Lone Pine||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|7. C Garcia Palermo vs R Henley
||Lone Pine||A77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2|
|8. W Martz vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||A10 English|
|9. Larry Evans vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||D80 Grunfeld|
|10. A Lein vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||B40 Sicilian|
|11. C Garcia Palermo vs J Whitehead
||Lone Pine||B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto|
|12. C Garcia Palermo vs D Verduga
||Lone Pine||E27 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation|
|13. Quinteros vs C Garcia Palermo
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||A04 Reti Opening|
|14. Reshevsky vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||A17 English|
|15. Ulf Andersson vs C Garcia Palermo
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||E17 Queen's Indian|
|16. C Garcia Palermo vs Smyslov
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4|
|17. J Estacolchik vs C Garcia Palermo
||Buenos Aires op||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. J Whitehead vs C Garcia Palermo
||Lone Pine||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|19. Qi Jingxuan vs C Garcia Palermo
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||A53 Old Indian|
|20. C Garcia Palermo vs E Biagi
||Buenos Aires op||A10 English|
|21. C Garcia Palermo vs Larry Evans
||Lone Pine||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|22. Gheorghiu vs C Garcia Palermo
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||E12 Queen's Indian|
|23. C Garcia Palermo vs Vaganian
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||A34 English, Symmetrical|
|24. C Garcia Palermo vs C Brasket
||Lone Pine||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|25. C Garcia Palermo vs Dzindzichashvili
||Buenos Aires (Clarin)||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 343
|Mar-02-04|| ||LuisGLopez: This guy won Fischer... in a simul :-) I have the game in a chess magazine; if you like, I can send it to you. |
|Mar-03-04|| ||chessgames.com: Please do. PGN Upload Utility |
|Jul-19-04|| ||ConLaMismaMano: Garcia Palermo's highest rating achieved was 2550 in 1986, when he was 33 years old. |
|Dec-29-04|| ||Benzol: Carlos H Garcia Palermo
Born 2nd December 1953 in La Plata
Awarded the IM title in 1981 and the GM title in 1985.
|Dec-16-05|| ||Karpova: he has been living in italy since 1980 and played for italy in olympiads|
|Dec-02-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Carlos Garcia-Palermo|
GARCIA PALERMO, Carlos
|Dec-02-08|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Garcia-Palermo!|
|Dec-02-08|| ||Open Defence: In some books I have his name was given as Palermo-Garcia I guess Garcia-Palermo is correct ?|
|Dec-02-08|| ||brankat: <Open Defence> It's just like <OD> and <RO>. Still the same person :-)|
|Dec-08-08|| ||Augalv: He has always been known in Argentina as Garcia Palermo.|
|Dec-08-08|| ||Augalv: Btw, he is the only Argentine player to have beat a reigning world champion under clasic time controls.|
C Garcia-Palermo vs Karpov, 1982
Here's a link to an article on the tournament where this game was played published on The NYtimes in 1982.
The tournament was won by Jan Timman.
|Jul-17-11|| ||Antiochus: Another strike from this argentinian:
C Garcia-Palermo vs A S Segal, 1996
|Dec-02-12|| ||Abdel Irada: <LuisGLopez: This guy won Fischer... in a simul>|
The awarding of players as prizes in chess games is a practice I will never understand.
|Dec-02-13|| ||Penguincw: Happy 60th birthday to GM Carlos Garcia Palermo.|
|Sep-05-14|| ||acmilan03c1: Apparently it's Carlos Horacio Garcia Palermo. See, for instance, here: http://www.eldia.com.ar/especiales/...|
|Dec-02-15|| ||Fusilli: <Augalv: He has always been known in Argentina as Garcia Palermo.>|
Indeed. On a minor point, in Spanish we don't really use hyphens for double surnames. So, he is "Garcia Palermo" rather than "Garcia-Palermo."
When I was growing up in Argentina, I remember Garcia Palermo was virtually never seen around. I thought he moved to Europe early on.
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