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Jose Gonzalez Garcia
Number of games in database: 189
Years covered: 1993 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2483 (2503 rapid, 2486 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2549

Overall record: +61 -32 =67 (59.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (18) 
    E97 E91 E70 E61 E92
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E21 E20 E42 E41 E54
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A56 A70 A65 A64 A58
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D45 D47 D46
 Slav (6) 
    D11 D14 D18
 Sicilian (5) 
    B80 B43 B56 B40
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B40 B58 B22 B48 B27
 French Defense (14) 
    C15 C11 C01 C02 C07
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E43 E51 E34 E58
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (9) 
    D26 D27 D20
 English (7) 
    A13 A18 A14
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C78 C95 C77 C97 C70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs G Mahia, 2003 1-0
   Toufighi vs J Gonzalez Garcia, 2010 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs N Doghri, 2006 1-0
   B Ostenstad vs J Gonzalez Garcia, 2004 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   35th Barbera Open A (2012)
   Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2003)
   Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2002)
   Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)

   🏆 TCh-CAT Gp1
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs A Rosell (Jan-18-20) 0-1
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs A Rosell (Mar-02-19) 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs F Peralta (Sep-05-17) 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs L Aroshidze (Feb-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   J Gonzalez Garcia vs V Moskalenko (Feb-04-17) 1-0

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(born Aug-12-1973, 48 years old) Mexico (federation/nationality Spain)

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Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. He was Mexican champion in 1996.

Wikipedia article: José González García

Last updated: 2021-08-02 17:07:22

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 205  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Braude  ½-½301993New York opE15 Queen's Indian
2. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Lengyel  ½-½111993Budapest FS12 GME15 Queen's Indian
3. A Brito Garcia vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0331993Las Palmas2E12 Queen's Indian
4. J Bonin vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1311993New York opE97 King's Indian
5. Van Wely vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0351993New York opE97 King's Indian
6. J Gonzalez Garcia vs D H Levin  1-030199321st World OpenD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1451994New York opA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
8. J Gonzalez Garcia vs D Komljenovic  1-0401994Linares Anibal op 1stE15 Queen's Indian
9. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Lengyel  ½-½451995Budapest FS07 GME16 Queen's Indian
10. V Malakhov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½431995Budapest FS07 GMB10 Caro-Kann
11. J Stocek vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½331997Koszeg GMD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. L Czegledi vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1331997Pecs Suto opE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
13. Yusupov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0391997Linares Anibal op 4thD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
14. F Braga vs J Gonzalez Garcia 1-0451997Najdorf Memorial OpenC01 French, Exchange
15. Janos Dudas vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1391998HUN-chT 9899E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
16. J Gonzalez Garcia vs J Stocek  0-1371998Budapest Nyar-AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
17. J Gonzalez Garcia vs Kasimdzhanov 0-1441998Linares Anibal op 5thA40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. H Spangenberg vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0471998Elista OlympiadD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. A Kunte vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½211998Elista OlympiadA06 Reti Opening
20. C De Villiers vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1291998Elista OlympiadD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. Pavasovic vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½661998Elista OlympiadC45 Scotch Game
22. M Rytshagov vs J Gonzalez Garcia  ½-½412000Istanbul OlympiadB27 Sicilian
23. C Bauer vs J Gonzalez Garcia  1-0682000Istanbul OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. J Gonzalez Garcia vs V Magai ½-½292000Istanbul OlympiadE97 King's Indian
25. J A Alvarez Soto vs J Gonzalez Garcia  0-1302002Carlos Torre Memorial OpenA04 Reti Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member "In this article, IM Jose Gonzalez Garcia talks about personality and chess style, and asserts that a player should stick to his guns and play the sorts of positions that he or she truly loves, even when there are a few rough moments... "

Mar-31-03  Sarimanok: A truly valuable advise from IM Jose Gonzalez Garcia. For beginners like me this advise is valuable.
Sep-13-06  Yeomans: He is a Great Mexican Chess player
Oct-13-06  BIDMONFA: Jose Gonzalez Garcia


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  whiteshark: Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats Enjoy! :D
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  Tabanus: GM Jose Gonzalez Garcia, Mexico, born 12 August 1973. Now rated 2508,

IM in 1996, GM in 2006. Rated 2549 in Jan. 2008

GM application:


Champion of Mexico 1996. Knocked out by GM Vladimir Akopian in round 1 of FIDE World Ch 2004.

Biographies: (in Polish)


His homepage:

Winner today of Sant Martí Open A (Spain) 13-21 July 2010:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: And now also winner of the Open "Vila de Sitges" (Spain) 22-30 July 2010:

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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM and captain for Team Mexico at the Chess Olympiad (2014). Today, his team (46th seed) faces Indonesia (72nd seed). Should be an easy 2 points (3 GMs and IM vs. GM, IM, untitled player and unrated player).
Jul-24-17  syracrophy: José played a brilliantly sharp game ten years ago at the 53rd Mexican Open (where he finished =6th-8th, a point behind the winner, Fidel Corrales) with the Black pieces in a French (awaiting for upload):

Carreto Nieto, Giovanni (2178) - Gonzalez Garcia, Jose (2518) Mexican op 53rd, Aguascalientes
04/06/2007 Rd. 5

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. ♘c3 ♗b4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 ♗xc3+ 6. bxc3 ♕c7 7. ♕g4 f5 8. ♕g3 ♘c6 9. ♘f3 cxd4 10. cxd4 ♘ge7 11. ♗d2 O-O 12. ♗d3 ♗d7 13. O-O ♗e8 14. ♘g5 ♕d7 15. c3 ♘a5 16. ♖ab1 ♘c4 17. ♗c1 b6 18. h4 ♖c8 19. f3 ♔h8 20. ♕e1 ♗g6 21. h5 ♗xh5 22. ♘xh7 ♔xh7 23. ♕h4 ♖h8 24. g4 ♔g8 25. gxh5 ♕e8 26. h6 ♘g6 27. ♕h2 ♖c7 28. ♔f2

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28...♘xa3 29. ♗xa3 ♖xc3 30. ♗b5 ♕c8 31. ♖fc1 ♖xh6 32. ♕g1 ♘f4 33. ♔e1 ♖c2 34. ♔d1 ♕c3 35. ♖xc2 ♕xf3+ 36. ♔d2 ♕xa3

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<Black is down a whole Rook at this point, but the remaining army will make no step back> 37. ♖f1 ♕a5+ 38. ♔c1 ♕a1+ 39. ♔d2 ♕a5+ 40. ♔c1 ♘h3 41. ♕g2 ♕a1+ 42. ♔d2 ♕xd4+ 43. ♗d3 ♘f4 44. ♖xf4 ♕xf4+ 45. ♔d1 ♕xe5 46. ♖c8+ ♔h7 47. ♖c2 ♔g8 48. ♖c8+ ♔h7 49. ♖f8 ♖h2 0-1

This event was setting for 18-year old Mexican best Leon Hoyos, who finished =1st-2nd, beating Bruzon in a wonderful game: M Leon Hoyos vs L Bruzon Batista, 2007

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