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Eugene Torre Becomes Asia's First Grandmaster
Compiled by mikevg
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Eugene Torre became Asia's first grandmaster when he earned his final GM norm in the 1974 Nice Chess Olympiad where he anchored the Philippine Team to the Final round and 11th place finish, the highest placing ever attained by the Philippines under the round-robin format. He also won the bronze medal on Board 1 of which the gold was garnered by then future World Champion Anatoly Karpov. Here are some of the selected games of the historic moment.

E Torre vs Portisch, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Liberzon vs E Torre, 1974
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hartston vs E Torre, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 63 moves, 0-1

E Torre vs Hort, 1974 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

E Torre vs L Schmid, 1974 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 25 moves, 1-0

E Torre vs Korchnoi, 1974
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Torre vs Gligoric, 1974
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Ornstein vs E Torre, 1974 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

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