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Pablo Lafuente
Number of games in database: 152
Years covered: 2000 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2550
Highest rating achieved in database: 2578

Overall record: +67 -30 =54 (62.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (16) 
    E63 E62 E60 E67 E92
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E38 E46 E43 E34
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    D02 A46 E10 A45 A40
 Slav (9) 
    D15 D10 D17 D18
 English (6) 
    A15 A11
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A77 A58 A63 A61
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B90 B92 B87 B40 B23
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C96 C95 C69 C68 C91
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B92 B90 B94 B96
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B18 B12 B11 B17 B10
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C96 C95 C91
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A46 E00 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   F Malkawi vs P Lafuente, 2010 0-1
   D Boskovic vs P Lafuente, 2011 0-1
   P Lafuente vs M Gongora Reyes, 2004 1-0
   P Lafuente vs Shredder, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Mercosur Cup (2005)
   Argentinean Championship (2005)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   79th Argentine Championship (2004)
   Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   Chigorin Memorial Open (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2004 Capablanca memorial (group I) by gauer
   2011 American Continental Championship by gauer

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(born Feb-20-1985, 33 years old) Argentina

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Pablo Augusto Lafuente. IM in 2003, GM in 2008. ICC: PabloLafuente. Lives in Spain. Winner of Mar del Plata 2004 and the Neckar Open (Germany) in 2010.

Interview with GM Lafuente:

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 152  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Fiorito vs P Lafuente  ½-½642000Najdorf mem Great finA30 English, Symmetrical
2. P Lafuente vs F Fiorito  ½-½602000Najdorf mem Great finE91 King's Indian
3. P Lafuente vs F Quiroga  1-0312001Villa Ballester op-51A45 Queen's Pawn Game
4. G Kanefsck vs P Lafuente  ½-½17200132nd OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. P Lafuente vs F Fiorito  1-028200132nd OpenE97 King's Indian
6. S Giardelli vs P Lafuente  ½-½27200132nd OpenA13 English
7. P Lafuente vs A Giaccio  0-162200132nd OpenA06 Reti Opening
8. G Soppe vs P Lafuente  ½-½312001Boca OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. P Lafuente vs J Rodriguez Lopez  1-0552001Boca OpenE65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
10. A Rodriguez Vila vs P Lafuente  1-0512001Boca OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
11. P Lafuente vs S Slipak  0-1402001Boca OpenA15 English
12. P Lafuente vs S Alonso  1-0462001Boca OpenA15 English
13. P Lafuente vs P Zarnicki  ½-½132001Boca OpenA15 English
14. P Lafuente vs L Herrera  1-0282003Villa Maria op 1stE12 Queen's Indian
15. P Lafuente vs M Abarca Aguirre  1-0472003Mar del Plata op 34thE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
16. L Burijovich vs P Lafuente  ½-½732003Torneo Continental AmericanoB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. P Lafuente vs O Di Diego  1-0402003Torneo Continental AmericanoE97 King's Indian
18. L Duarte vs P Lafuente  0-1162003Torneo Continental AmericanoB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. P Lafuente vs L Bruzon Batista 1-0492003Torneo Continental AmericanoE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
20. Gulko vs P Lafuente  ½-½172003Torneo Continental AmericanoA37 English, Symmetrical
21. P Lafuente vs I E Morovic-Fernandez ½-½202003Torneo Continental AmericanoD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. G Milos vs P Lafuente 1-0522003Torneo Continental AmericanoB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. P Lafuente vs R Szmetan  ½-½542003Torneo Continental AmericanoA44 Old Benoni Defense
24. P Lafuente vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1462003Torneo Continental AmericanoD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. H Frey Perez vs P Lafuente  0-1192003Torneo Continental AmericanoA20 English
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 152  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-29-04  ConLaMismaMano: I.M. Pablo Lafuente (2446 elo) is 19 years old, one of the strongest youngsters of Latin America, and will surpass his countryman Felgaer. He has a bright future.
Feb-20-07  BIDMONFA: Pablo Lafuente


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  wordfunph: According to, Pablo Lafuente is a GM..

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  Tabanus: GM Pablo Lafuente, Argentina, born 20 February 1985. Not FIDE rated,

IM in 2003, GM in 2008. ICC: PabloLafuente. Lives in Spain.

Not yet Agentine champion, but won Mar del Plata in 2004.

GM application:

Biography: (in Polish)


He won yesterday the strong Neckar Open (Germany):, congratulations!

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  diagonal: He also won the Basel Schachfestival, Open in 2010: (Albo d'Oro of Basel)
Feb-20-17  grasser: Finally, someone I never heard of made "Player of the Day". Will I ever receive the honor? Grasser-Winokur was not a game of Dominoes. I had to calculate very deeply before I gave up my Queen. What more do you want from me? G Grasser vs L Winokur, 2014
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