Guillermo Garcia Gonzales
Number of games in database: 262
Years covered: 1964 to 1990
Last FIDE rating: 2112
Highest rating achieved in database: 2520
Overall record: +54 -92 =115 (42.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
G Garcia Gonzales vs Quinteros, 1982 1-0
Sax vs G Garcia Gonzales, 1979 0-1
M Basman vs G Garcia Gonzales, 1974 0-1
G Garcia Gonzales vs Kasparov, 1979 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
October Revolution 60th Anniversary (1977)
Rio de Janeiro Interzonal (1979)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Moscow Interzonal 1982 by suenteus po 147
Games Around the World: Cuba by Gottschalk
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|GUILLERMO GARCIA GONZALES
(born Dec-09-1953, died Oct-26-1990, 36 years old) Cuba
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|Guillermo Garcia Gonzales was born in Las Villas, Cuba. He earned the IM title in 1974 and the GM title in 1976. Cuban champion in 1974 and 1983. In tournaments he was 1st at Plovdiv 1975, 1st= at Zurich 1975, 1st= at Orense 1976 and 1st at Portugalete 1986. He died in a car accident in 1990.|
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| page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 262
|1. G Garcia Gonzales vs Matulovic
||Chigorin mem||A10 English|
|2. G Garcia Gonzales vs Kholmov
||Chigorin mem||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
|3. Antoshin vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Chigorin mem||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|4. Ujtelky vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Chigorin mem||A15 English|
|5. Ujtumen vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Sochi Chigorin mem||B06 Robatsch|
|6. G Garcia Gonzales vs Gheorghiu
||Chigorin mem||A53 Old Indian|
|7. G Garcia Gonzales vs Nezhmetdinov
||Memorial M.Chigorin||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|8. G Garcia Gonzales vs Suetin
|9. Parma vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Havana||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|10. G Garcia Gonzales vs Lutikov
||Leipzig DSV||D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|11. Vogt vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Leipzig DSV||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|12. Savon vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Capablanca mem||B06 Robatsch|
|13. G Kuzmin vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Capablanca mem||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|14. G Garcia Gonzales vs Ribli
||Leipzig||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|15. J H Donner vs G Garcia Gonzales
||10th Capablanca Memorial Tournament||A20 English|
|16. G Garcia Gonzales vs W Schmidt
||Leipzig DSV||D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5|
|17. G Garcia Gonzales vs G Sigurjonsson
||Hastings 7475||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|18. Ribli vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Las Palmas||A28 English|
|19. G Garcia Gonzales vs Suttles
||Olympiad Nice (France)||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|20. G Garcia Gonzales vs Kavalek
||Las Palmas||A04 Reti Opening|
|21. Hort vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Hastings 7475||C60 Ruy Lopez|
|22. G Garcia Gonzales vs Ljubojevic
||Las Palmas||A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System|
|23. Ribli vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Capablanca mem-A||A09 Reti Opening|
|24. Ulf Andersson vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Las Palmas||A25 English|
|25. Kavalek vs G Garcia Gonzales
||Arrecife de Lanzarote||B08 Pirc, Classical|
| page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 262
|Dec-29-04|| ||Benzol: Guillermo Garcia Gonzalez
Born 9th December 1953 in Las Villas
Awarded the IM title in 1974 and the GM title in 1976
He was Cuban champion in 1974, 1976 and 1983.
|Feb-25-05|| ||chenturini: The cuban GM Guillermo Garcia died in car accident in 1991, I think, because in "hispanoamerica" GARCIA is a frequent last name, with GONZALEZ as mother last name, exists a high grade of confussion. |
|Aug-03-07|| ||Fusilli: <chenturini: The cuban GM Guillermo Garcia died in car accident in 1991> According to this website on Cuban chess he actually died on October 26, 1990, as chenturini says, in a car accident: http://www.cuba.cu/ajedrez/maestros...
The website also specifies that he died as he prepared to play in the Novi Sad Olympiad.|
|Dec-09-09|| ||BIDMONFA: Guillermo Garcia Gonzales|
|Dec-09-12|| ||Vermit: If this player was born in 1953, then I suspect the games dating from 1963 and 1964 belong to another player.|
|Dec-09-12|| ||Jim Bartle: Possible. Garcia and Gonzalez are two of the most common family names in Spanish.|
|Dec-09-12|| ||perfidious: <Vermit> and <Jim> Most definitely: the 1963 games both belong to Gilberto Garcia, and the version against O'Kelly given here is incomplete, as White actually resigned after 58 moves, not 40.|
Going to dig a bit more and figure out who played the '64 games. Off to submit a correction for the '63 games.
|Dec-09-12|| ||Fusilli: <perfidious: <Vermit> and <Jim> Most definitely: the 1963 games both belong to Gilberto Garcia, and the version against O'Kelly given here is incomplete, as White actually resigned after 58 moves, not 40.
Going to dig a bit more and figure out who played the '64 games. Off to submit a correction for the '63 games.>|
About the 1964 games, a good candidate is http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches.... He is also Cuban, age-appropriate for Sochi 1964, AND he played in Sochi 1965. (There are several games on his page from that tournament.) I don't think every misclassification of Guillermo Garcia's games has to come from another G.Garcia. If the original data only said Garcia and Cuba, it would be easy to misattribute Silvino Garcia's games to Guillermo Garcia, the most famous Cuban Garcia player.
Of course, the easiest way out would be if someone can check the crosstable for Sochi 1964. My quick and dirty online search turned out nothing, but again, it was quick and dirty.
|Jan-07-13|| ||Vermit: According to http://al20102007.narod.ru/it/1964/... the games played at Sochi 1964 were played by Jesus-Cuba Garcia. I will report this.|
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