Number of games in database: 63
Years covered: 1988 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2533
Overall record: +20 -20 =23 (50.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
G Schwartzman vs B Asanov, 1994 1-0
G Schwartzman vs Yermolinsky, 1996 1-0
G Schwartzman vs Leko, 1991 1-0
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(born Oct-23-1976, 39 years old) Romania (federation/nationality United States of America)
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|Gabriel became a FIDE master at age 12. He was awarded the International Master title at age 15. In 1993, he was awarded the GM title at age 17. At the time, he was the youngest GM in the world.|
In 1988, he took 2nd, behind Judit Polgar, in the World Under 12 Championship. In 1994, he moved to the United States. In 1996, he won the US Open at the age of 19 (youngest since Bobby Fischer).
He is currently CEO of Barr Systems.
Wikipedia article: Gabriel Schwartzman
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63
|1. F La Rota vs G Schwartzman
||It (open)||C28 Vienna Game|
|2. C Loeffler vs G Schwartzman
||It (open)||C26 Vienna|
|3. D Gurevich vs G Schwartzman
||St John op-2 ,CBM||A92 Dutch|
|4. J Ambroz vs G Schwartzman
||Bad Ragaz op||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|5. Wojtkiewicz vs G Schwartzman
||It open||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. G Schwartzman vs Hertneck
||Bad Woerishofen op 6th||A28 English|
|7. G Schwartzman vs Leko
|8. G Schwartzman vs Kulaots
||Wch U16||E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4|
|9. D Rogozenko vs G Schwartzman
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|10. G Schwartzman vs Svidler
||ChWmU16 Duisburg ||A21 English|
|11. Smirin vs G Schwartzman
||Hoogovens op||C43 Petrov, Modern Attack|
|12. Arkell vs G Schwartzman
||Parthenay International Open||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|13. G Schwartzman vs Ribli
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|14. D Reinderman vs G Schwartzman
||Hoogovens Open||A02 Bird's Opening|
|15. T Hutters vs G Schwartzman
||Groningen Chess Festival; GM open||A09 Reti Opening|
|16. I Ibragimov vs G Schwartzman
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||A22 English|
|17. R Har-Zvi vs G Schwartzman
||Hoogovens Open||C01 French, Exchange|
|18. G Schwartzman vs P K Wells
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||A12 English with b3|
|19. L Christiansen vs G Schwartzman
||open||B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack|
|20. J P Girard vs G Schwartzman
||It (open)||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|21. G Schwartzman vs Schmittdiel
||Hoogovens Open||A04 Reti Opening|
|22. G Schwartzman vs Sutovsky
||Groningen Chess Festival; GM open||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|23. G Schwartzman vs M Marin
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||A14 English|
|24. G Schwartzman vs Lputian
||Hoogovens Open||A14 English|
|25. A Istratescu vs G Schwartzman
||Odorheiu Secuiesc||C49 Four Knights|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63
|Dec-25-03|| ||rndapology: This Romanian GM signed my board at the Florida scholastic championships in I think it was 5th grade. He used to attend the University of Florida. Hmmm... |
|Dec-25-03|| ||rndapology: Anyone else meet GM's at scholastic tournaments as youths and receive a signed board? |
|Apr-28-04|| ||Clock1913: Which year did you attend. I've only attended the FCA scholastic champs once but I've gone to the FSCL tournament every year since 1998 and most recently the one in lakeland in march. |
|May-23-04|| ||ketchuplover: Has anybody here used his lectures at totalchess.com? Just curious |
|Feb-19-05|| ||ketchuplover: Yikes |
|Nov-02-06|| ||howardb86: His lectures at totalchess.com are awesome. Just Great! best thing I've found to retool after being absent from chess for many years--getting ready for my grandkids who play. Check it out. He writes very well.|
|Oct-25-09|| ||BIDMONFA: Gabriel Schwartzman|
|Dec-22-12|| ||HeMateMe: Is he an author? I've heard this name before.|
|Mar-08-13|| ||IndigoViolet: <In 1993, he was awarded the GM title at age 17.>|
Anyone know in which countries he gained his GM norms? I'm guessing Romania, Bulgaria and/or Hungary.
|Oct-23-14|| ||ketchuplover: May he have a total chess birthday :)|
|Mar-27-15|| ||zanzibar: After winning USOpen96...
August 25, 1996|By BILL CORNWALL Special to the Sun-Sentinel
<Schwartzman, who arrived in the United States from his native Romania just a few years ago, is the youngest grandmaster in our country and one of the youngest in the world. Achieving things early is a habit for him. For example, Schwartzman says that he started to get an interest in chess at the age of 2 and was entered in his first tournament at 4. He held a simultaneous exhibition at 7 and received an international invitation to Paris when he was 8. By the age of 12, Schwartzman had become a master, and he was awarded the international master's title at 15. About three years ago, the International Chess Federation awarded him the highest title in chess, "international grandmaster," making him the youngest grandmaster in Florida and one of the youngest in the world.
Schwartzman is a man of many talents. He speaks six languages, involves himself in many nontournament chess promotions and activities, and studies as a junior at the University of Florida, where he plans on majoring in finance and minoring in telecommunications. But he does not lose sight of his major ambition: "I am now working very hard to become better so that I can reach my ultimate goal: World Champion!''>
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