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Julio Salas Romo
J Salas Romo 
Buenos Aires Olympiad 1939. Photo courtesy of  
Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1939 to 1961

Overall record: +18 -39 =11 (34.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C90 C92 C70 C75 C63
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E33 E32 E39 E58
 King's Indian (4) 
    E80 E73 E81
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (5) 
    C05 C00 C02
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D92 D82 D94 D72 D71
 Sicilian (4) 
    B98 B95 B74 B93
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C84 C66 C97 C90
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Salas Romo vs H Appel, 1945 1-0
   J Salas Romo vs R Flores Alvarez, 1959 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2 (1939)
   Santiago (1959)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-A (1939)
   Leipzig Olympiad qual-4 (1960)

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(born Feb-18-1913, died 1996, 83 years old) Chile

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From the late 1930s to the early 1960s, Julio Salas Romo was one of Chile's leading chess players. In 1937, he first time won Chilean Chess Championship gaining 6 points in 7 rounds. Julio Salas Romo then repeated this success three more times: 1954, 1955, and 1962. He participated in International Chess Tournaments in São Paulo (1941), Viña del Mar (1945), Montevideo (1954), and Santiago (1957, 1959).

Julio Salas Romo played for Chile in the Chess Olympiads:

In 1939, at fourth board in the 8th Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires (+8, =1, -9), In 1960, at fourth board in the 14th Chess Olympiad in Leipzig (+5, =4, -7).

Wikipedia article: Julio Salas Romo

Last updated: 2022-08-04 13:22:44

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Reinhardt vs J Salas Romo  ½-½561939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
2. J Salas Romo vs A Olivera  1-0361939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. J Salas Romo vs V Kahn  1-0561939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
4. M Kantardzhiev vs J Salas Romo  1-0561939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
5. J Salas Romo vs M Feigin  0-1541939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. J R Hurtado vs J Salas Romo  0-1271939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-2D94 Grunfeld
7. E Sorensen vs J Salas Romo 1-0561939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC05 French, Tarrasch
8. J Salas Romo vs R B Estera  0-1761939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AA95 Dutch, Stonewall
9. J Salas Romo vs V Winz  1-0411939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
10. N Bergqvist vs J Salas Romo  1-0611939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
11. J Salas Romo vs Prins  0-1591939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD95 Grunfeld
12. P F Schmidt vs J Salas Romo  0-1511939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
13. P Tautvaisas vs J Salas Romo  1-0531939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC05 French, Tarrasch
14. K Skalicka vs J Salas Romo  0-1591939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AA04 Reti Opening
15. I Pleci vs J Salas Romo  1-0531939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC05 French, Tarrasch
16. A Becker vs J Salas Romo  0-1531939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
17. J Salas Romo vs M Feigin  0-1361939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. V Kahn vs J Salas Romo  0-1281939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AD71 Neo-Grunfeld
19. B Schneiderman vs J Salas Romo  1-0401941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloC02 French, Advance
20. J Salas Romo vs Eliskases 0-11001941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
21. P Frydman vs J Salas Romo  1-0291941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. J Salas Romo vs M Luckis  0-1391941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. A de Oliveira Penna vs J Salas Romo  0-1341941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloB08 Pirc, Classical
24. Guimard vs J Salas Romo 1-0281941Aguas de Sao Pedro / Sao PauloD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. A Rico Gonzalez vs J Salas Romo  1-0691944GijonC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-18-12  brankat: In Champion-like form for 25 years!

R.I.P. Senor Romo.

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  whiteshark: played the 1939+1960 Olympiads for Chile
Feb-18-14  Garech: 1913-?

This is a little strange! Is he a missing person?

Feb-18-14  Eastfrisian: I guess he is already dead, but no dates.
Feb-18-14  RedShield: Wherefore art thou, Romo?
Aug-04-22  vonKrolock: Dates 1913-1996 Source Chilean Republic Documents <Salas Romo Julio (1913-1996) abogado, presidente del Colegio de Abogados 1974-1976, miembro de comisión legislativa 1976, cm Carmen Crespo Besoain (1925)>

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