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Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Number of games in database: 706
Years covered: 1969 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2351 (2386 rapid, 2306 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2510

Overall record: +211 -285 =208 (44.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (111) 
    A45 A46 A40 D00 D02
 Sicilian (39) 
    B93 B56 B84 B46 B42
 Nimzo-Larsen Attack (20) 
 Slav (19) 
    D15 D17 D11 D18 D16
 Orthodox Defense (16) 
    D52 D58 D61 D62 D63
 French Defense (16) 
    C00 C11 C05 C02 C07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (119) 
    B27 B48 B32 B47 B40
 Sicilian Taimanov (32) 
    B48 B47 B45
 Modern Benoni (29) 
    A58 A57 A56 A59 A60
 Slav (27) 
    D11 D16 D15 D17 D12
 Caro-Kann (26) 
    B13 B15 B16 B10 B12
 English, 1 c4 c5 (24) 
    A31 A36 A37 A30 A34
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Garcia Padron vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1990 0-1
   J M Bellon Lopez vs Antunes, 1994 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs E Berg, 2006 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs L Popov, 1977 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs Robert E Byrne, 1975 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs R Jamieson, 1977 1/2-1/2
   Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 0-1
   Karpov vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1973 1/2-1/2
   J M Bellon Lopez vs N Padevsky, 1972 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs S Wagman, 1976 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   32nd Rilton Cup (2002)
   Gibtelecom Chess Festival (2006)
   XXXV Rilton Cup (2006)
   Rilton Cup (2007)
   Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)
   Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   Gibtelecom (2009)
   Gibraltar (2010)
   Rilton Cup 2013/14 (2013)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)
   Rilton Cup 2017/18 (2017)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2001 Capablanca memorial (premier - II) by gauer

   🏆 Gibraltar Masters
   J M Bellon Lopez vs D Vocaturo (Jan-22-20) 0-1
   D Larino Nieto vs J M Bellon Lopez (Jan-31-19) 0-1
   J M Bellon Lopez vs V Bianco (Jan-30-19) 1-0
   D Harika vs J M Bellon Lopez (Jan-29-19) 1-0
   J M Bellon Lopez vs G Veltkamp (Jan-28-19) 1-0

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(born May-08-1950, 69 years old) Spain (federation/nationality Sweden)

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Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez was born in Valencia. FIDE awarded him the IM title in 1974 and the GM title in 1979. He was Spanish Champion in 1969, 1971, 1974, 1977 and 1982. In tournaments he was 1st at Torremolinos 1978 and 2nd= at Montilla in 1978. Bellon is also a Developmental Instructor (2014). He is married to Pia Cramling and their daughter also plays chess: Anna Cramling Bellon.

Last updated: 2017-10-12 07:14:14

 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 706  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J M Bellon Lopez vs J Moles  0-1251969EU-ch U20 prelC02 French, Advance
2. J Moles vs J M Bellon Lopez  ½-½271969EU-ch U20 final-BB32 Sicilian
3. H Bohm vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0301969EU-ch U20 final-BB30 Sicilian
4. G Ligterink vs J M Bellon Lopez  0-1581969EU-ch U20 final-BD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Ivkov vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0261969OlotA50 Queen's Pawn Game
6. O'Kelly vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0491969OlotA25 English
7. Ulf Teie vs J M Bellon Lopez  0-1291970EU-ch U20 qualB32 Sicilian
8. H Lehmann vs J M Bellon Lopez 1-022197010. Costa del SolD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. J M Bellon Lopez vs J Barle  1-0301970EU-ch U20 qualB20 Sicilian
10. Browne vs J M Bellon Lopez 0-158197010th Costa del SolB32 Sicilian
11. Tal vs J M Bellon Lopez 1-0141970EUR-chT (Men) 4thB30 Sicilian
12. J M Bellon Lopez vs Smejkal 0-1351970Siegen ol (Men) fin-AA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
13. J M Bellon Lopez vs Keene  ½-½421971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. Panno vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0461971Palma de MallorcaD94 Grunfeld
15. J M Bellon Lopez vs S Garcia Martinez  ½-½441971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
16. A Medina Garcia vs J M Bellon Lopez  ½-½321971Palma de MallorcaB32 Sicilian
17. J M Bellon Lopez vs A Pomar Salamanca  ½-½511971Palma de MallorcaB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
18. S Tatai vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0321971Palma de MallorcaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
19. J M Bellon Lopez vs J H Donner  ½-½651971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
20. Bisguier vs J M Bellon Lopez  ½-½581971Palma de MallorcaB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
21. J M Bellon Lopez vs Ljubojevic  0-1751971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
22. Portisch vs J M Bellon Lopez  1-0271971Palma de MallorcaA21 English
23. J M Bellon Lopez vs Benko 0-1211971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
24. J M Bellon Lopez vs Ulf Andersson  0-1501971Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
25. Larsen vs J M Bellon Lopez 1-0331971Palma de MallorcaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 706  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Born 8th May 1950 in Valencia
Awarded titles of IM in 1974 and GM in 1979, he was Spanish champion in 1969, 1971, 1974, 1977 and 1982.
Jan-21-06  BIDMONFA: Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez

May-09-07  TommyC: Is it definitely true, does anyone know, that Bellón has not offered a draw since 1978:~


- ?

Any more details as to why not? And which game and move saw his last offer of a draw, all those years ago?

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Player of the Day

No games with the <Bellon Gambit>: 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 b5!? in Opening Explorer

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Oh, wait, real <Bellon Gambit> is after <1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 e4 4.Ng5 b5 <>> and here are the games: Opening Explorer
Jan-31-09  waustad: I don't know who suggested it, but at Gib-Tel '09, he played a 10 move draw with white against Stefanova. Maybe he had to babysit. His wife was playing an 84 mover beating Jovanka Houska.
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Bellon Lopez turns 60 today...happy birthday!
Dec-12-10  Dredge Rivers: He's a Bellonare!
May-08-12  waustad: Happy b'day.
Jan-22-13  waustad: After winning in the first round at Gibtel, his reward is to get to play Alexei Shirov. At least he gets to be white.
Jun-01-16  blackburne: Juan Manuel Bellón, in spanish:

Mar-13-17  Gottschalk: Juan Manuel Bellon highest rating was 2510 (Jan 1991)

Oct-10-17  waustad: He has transfered to the Swedish federation.
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