Number of games in database: 1,225
Years covered: 1968 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2458 (2444 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2560
Overall record: +416 -257 =527 (56.6%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
25 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976 0-1
Karpov vs E Torre, 1976 0-1
Tal vs E Torre, 1987 0-1
E Torre vs Karpov, 1984 1-0
E Torre vs Kamsky, 1990 1-0
E Torre vs Romanishin, 1988 1-0
E Torre vs Tarjan, 1983 1/2-1/2
E Torre vs Petursson, 1985 1-0
Portisch vs E Torre, 1979 0-1
Chiburdanidze vs E Torre, 1988 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Chess Olympiad (2016)
1st Burroughs Computers Grandmaster (1978)
Hastings 1980/81 (1980)
Toluca Interzonal (1982)
Biel Interzonal (1985)
Rio de Janeiro Interzonal (1979)
Reykjavik Open (2017)
Leningrad Interzonal (1973)
Manila Interzonal (1976)
Manila Interzonal (1990)
36th Olympiad (2004)
8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
Chess Olympiad (2010)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Filipino Masters vs World Champions by mikevg
Biel Interzonal 1985 by suenteus po 147
Nikki KID copied from reurbz by fredthebear
Nikki KID by reurbz
Amsterdam IBM 1977 by suenteus po 147
Hastings (1980/81) by Chessical
Baku 1980 by suenteus po 147
Bugojno 1984 by suenteus po 147
Toluca Interzonal 1982 by suenteus po 147
🏆 Reykjavik Open
Movsesian vs E Torre (Apr-25-17) 1-0
A J Walton vs E Torre (Apr-23-17) 0-1
E Torre vs R Vaishali (Apr-22-17) 0-1
K Edvardsson vs E Torre (Apr-21-17) 0-1
E Torre vs M Motycakova (Apr-20-17) 1-0
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Last updated: 2016-08-04 08:57:56
(born Nov-04-1951, 66 years old) Philippines
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Eugenio Torre was born in Iloilo City, the Philippines and is the strongest Filipino chess player of his generation. He reached a peak world ranking of 20 in January 1983 and was in the world's top 100 players for most of the period from 1975 until 1992. (1) At the age of 60, he remains ranked among the top players in the Philippines.
Awarded the IM title in 1972, Torre quickly ascended the ranks, and has the distinction of being the first Asian to earn the title of International Grandmaster. He accomplished the feat at the age of 22 when he won a bronze medal on board 1 at the 21st World Chess Olympiad held in Nice, France in 1974. Torre has been a veteran of the World Chess Olympiad for four decades, playing in every Olympiad since 1970 (except for 2008), playing top board for his team in every Olympiad between 1972 and 2004 inclusive, and leading the Philippine team to 7th place at the 1988 Thessaloniki Olympiad. Altogether, he has won three individual Olympiad bronze medals. Torre also participated in most of the early Asian Team Championships, invariably playing top board and invariably winning one or two medals. He lead the team to three consecutive gold medals during the games held in 1977, 1979 and 1981, to silver in 1983, and gold again in 1986. He also won 4 consecutive individual gold medals in those years and finished with a bronze medal for both the team and himself in his last stint at the Asian Team Championships, played in Kuala Lumpur in 1993.
He beat Anatoly Karpov in Manila in 1976, one of Karpov's few losses during his championship reign. Torre qualified for the Candidates round in 1984 but lost to Zoltan Ribli. He was a friend of Robert James Fischer, playing some training games with him and acting as a member of his team during Fischer's 1992 match against Boris Spassky. Later he conducted radio interviews with Fischer on <Bombo Radyo> of the Philippines. He also established the Eugene Torre Chess Foundation and the Eugene Torre Chess Center, which aim to discover and develop hidden talents from the Philippines' provinces.
Philippines top 100 http://ratings.fide.com/topfed.phtm...; (1) http://www.schachchronik.de/ratings...; (2) http://philboxing.com/news/story-84...
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| page 1 of 49; games 1-25 of 1,225
|1. R C Balinas vs E Torre
||1-0||92||1968||Meralco Open||B20 Sicilian|
|2. R Naranja vs E Torre
||1-0||64||1968||Manila (Philippines)||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|3. E Torre vs Gligoric
||0-1||51||1968||Manila (Philippines)||C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense|
|4. E Torre vs Saidy
||1-0||34||1969||Malaga (Spain)||B57 Sicilian|
|5. G Ligterink vs E Torre
|| ||½-½||57||1969||Wch U20 fin-B||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|6. E Torre vs Karpov
||½-½||77||1969||Ch World (juniors) (under 20)||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|7. E Torre vs F Loheac-Amoun
||1-0||27||1970||Siegen (Germany)||C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|8. E Paoli vs E Torre
||0-1||29||1970||Siegen ol (Men) qual-D||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|9. G Forintos vs E Torre
||0-1||40||1970||Siegen ol (Men)||E77 King's Indian|
|10. E Torre vs P N Lee
|| ||½-½||17||1970||Olympiad||C18 French, Winawer|
|11. E Torre vs Ribli
|| ||0-1||54||1971||Athens (Wch U20)||B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical|
|12. E Torre vs T I Shaw
||1-0||34||1972||Hong Kong||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|13. H Petersen vs E Torre
||0-1||17||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|14. E Torre vs K Harandi
||0-1||42||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|15. L Abraham vs E Torre
||0-1||26||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|16. E Torre vs K Roehrl
||1-0||18||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical|
|17. E Torre vs Gheorghiu
||1-0||36||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|18. Kavalek vs E Torre
|| ||1-0||37||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 8||E90 King's Indian|
|19. S Kagan vs E Torre
||0-1||30||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|20. S Tatai vs E Torre
|| ||1-0||37||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|21. E Torre vs H Ardiansyah
||1-0||58||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||B07 Pirc|
|22. E Torre vs Bukic
|| ||0-1||42||1972||Nis||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|23. Robatsch vs E Torre
|| ||½-½||12||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|24. E Torre vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||0-1||69||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|25. E Torre vs Suttles
||1-0||42||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||B06 Robatsch|
| page 1 of 49; games 1-25 of 1,225
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|Nov-10-17|| ||Kapmigs: Who was GM Torre's adversary in the 3rd round, Mr. Spawn2?|
|Nov-10-17|| ||spawn2: It was Boris Marislov of Israel..|
|Nov-10-17|| ||Joshka: <spawn2> <understand why Karpov will not play> Being a former World Champion would NOT disqualify him I do not think. But probably Karpov has had enough of the chess wars.|
|Nov-11-17|| ||wordfunph: 3.5/5
|Nov-13-17|| ||wordfunph: 4.5/6
|Nov-13-17|| ||spawn2: Another win tonight will put him closer to the frontrunners. One win at a time..|
|Nov-14-17|| ||wordfunph: 5.5/7
hurrahhh, GM Eugene!
|Nov-14-17|| ||spawn2: With the win in rd 7, GM Eugene is tied with the leaders with 5.5 points but, he is still in 9th place based on tiebreaks.|
Another win in rd 8 will place him in the top 5 going to the last 3 rds. Hataw pa GM!
|Nov-17-17|| ||wordfunph: 6.5/8
Grandmaster Torre, arriba!
|Nov-17-17|| ||wordfunph: 6.5/9 pala.|
|Nov-17-17|| ||spawn2: Tonightís game will be very crucial. It is a must win situation for GM Eugene to give him a chance to fight for the crown.|
Good luck GM!
|Nov-17-17|| ||Pru: 6 way tie si GM Eugene, needs a win. I am not sure if a draw will barge him to the top 3 becuase of lower tie breaks. GM Antonio is currently 3rd, looks like a draw will assure him of 3rd.|
|Nov-17-17|| ||wordfunph: panalo!
|Nov-17-17|| ||spawn2: Itís going to be very closed. GM Torre is tied for 1st but only no. 5 based on tie breaks. |
He still has an outside chance. But first things first, he needs to win his game vs 2 time champion, GM Vaisser and hope that the next two boards will result to draws.
Stamina and nerves will play be crucial roles in the last round.
Once again, good luck GM Torre!
|Nov-17-17|| ||kardopov: Congratz GM Eugene for the fine performance.|
|Nov-18-17|| ||pinoymaster77: Go for the win, GM Euge!|
|Nov-18-17|| ||bubuli55: AFGM drew his last round game with the top seed to score 8 points, half point behind the winner. Very good results. |
|Nov-18-17|| ||Kapmigs: Well done ET!|
|Nov-18-17|| ||wordfunph: congrats Alamat!|
|Nov-18-17|| ||spawn2: Congrats GM Eugene! Tied for 2nd place on your first attempt is a good performance. The World Seniors is one tournament which you can play every year to keep your competitive spirit alive and kicking.|
|Nov-18-17|| ||Viktorerro: He could have top the tournament had he scored well enough against the THREE ISRAELIS OF RUSSIAN BACKGROUNFD, the two Borisand one IM which he lost. He losg to one Boris and drew the other one.
A mere half point against the Three. Lost two.|
|Nov-18-17|| ||Viktorerro: Looks like he faced Three BORIS-es in this tournament....he hehehe.|
|Nov-19-17|| ||puliskarakter: Congrats AFGM!|
|Nov-19-17|| ||Nf3em: Wow! Congratulations sa nagiisang ALAMAT. Proud of you.|
|Nov-19-17|| ||geniokov: Congrats GM Torre!|
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