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Gabriel Schwartzman
Number of games in database: 62
Years covered: 1988 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2533
Overall record: +19 -20 =23 (49.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 English (8) 
    A16 A14 A10 A18 A12
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A21 A29 A26 A28
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A30 A37
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (11) 
    D10 D19 D12 D13 D18
 French Defense (6) 
    C11 C01 C03 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Christiansen vs G Schwartzman, 1993 1/2-1/2
   G Schwartzman vs Leko, 1993 1/2-1/2
   G Schwartzman vs B Asanov, 1994 1-0
   G Schwartzman vs Leko, 1991 1-0

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(born Oct-23-1976, 38 years old) Romania (citizen of 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 62  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F La Rota vs G Schwartzman  1-040 1988 It (open)C28 Vienna Game
2. C Loeffler vs G Schwartzman  0-153 1988 It (open)C26 Vienna
3. D Gurevich vs G Schwartzman  1-054 1988 St John op-2 ,CBMA92 Dutch
4. J Ambroz vs G Schwartzman  ½-½20 1990 Bad Ragaz opA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Wojtkiewicz vs G Schwartzman  1-054 1990 It openA04 Reti Opening
6. G Schwartzman vs Hertneck  ½-½43 1990 Bad Woerishofen op 6thA28 English
7. G Schwartzman vs Leko 1-082 1991 Dortmund-DA16 English
8. G Schwartzman vs Kulaots  1-031 1992 Wch U16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
9. D Rogozenko vs G Schwartzman  ½-½11 1992 Odorheiu SecuiescC07 French, Tarrasch
10. G Schwartzman vs Svidler  0-130 1992 ChWmU16 Duisburg A21 English
11. J P Girard vs G Schwartzman  0-111 1993 It (open)C03 French, Tarrasch
12. D Reinderman vs G Schwartzman  ½-½8 1993 Hoogovens OpenA02 Bird's Opening
13. T Hutters vs G Schwartzman  1-056 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openA09 Reti Opening
14. G Schwartzman vs M Marin  1-057 1993 Odorheiu SecuiescA14 English
15. R Har-Zvi vs G Schwartzman  ½-½16 1993 Hoogovens OpenC01 French, Exchange
16. A Istratescu vs G Schwartzman  1-061 1993 Odorheiu SecuiescC49 Four Knights
17. Christiansen vs G Schwartzman ½-½62 1993 openB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
18. G Schwartzman vs Schmittdiel  ½-½57 1993 Hoogovens OpenA04 Reti Opening
19. G Schwartzman vs Sutovsky 1-036 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
20. A Chernin vs G Schwartzman  1-095 1993 Odorheiu SecuiescD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. G Schwartzman vs Lputian  ½-½85 1993 Hoogovens OpenA14 English
22. G Schwartzman vs V Neverov  ½-½61 1993 Odorheiu SecuiescA16 English
23. Korchnoi vs G Schwartzman  1-047 1993 Wijk aan Zee op 56/408D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. G Schwartzman vs G Timoshenko  ½-½50 1993 Bucharest ENEA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
25. G Schwartzman vs P Van der Sterren  ½-½13 1993 Hoogovens OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
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 Just curious
Feb-19-05  ketchuplover: Yikes
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  howardb86: His lectures at 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 :)
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