Number of games in database: 227
Years covered: 1970 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2372
Highest rating achieved in database: 2430
Overall record: +72 -79 =74 (48.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
J Echavarria vs J Szmetan, 1999 0-1
J Szmetan vs G Garcia Gonzalez, 1976 1-0
J Szmetan vs K Frey Beckman, 1977 1-0
L Tristan vs J Szmetan, 2004 1/2-1/2
J Szmetan vs S Schweber, 1979 1/2-1/2
Fischer vs J Szmetan, 1971 1/2-1/2
Najdorf vs J Szmetan, 1979 1/2-1/2
J A Rubinetti vs J Szmetan, 1979 1/2-1/2
J Szmetan vs L Christiansen, 1977 1-0
F Trois vs J Szmetan, 1979 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Nice Olympiad qual-8 (1974)
Sao Paulo Zonal (1972)
1st Masters (2001)
Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1978)
San Martin (1993)
Buenos Aires Najdorf (1992)
79th Argentine Championship (2004)
Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
Buenos Aires Olympiad (1978)
Torneo Continental Americano (2003)
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Last updated: 2018-04-13 06:18:00
(born May-26-1950, died Sep-19-2015, 65 years old) Argentina
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Jorge Guillermo Szmetan was born in Buenos Aires. Awarded the IM title in 1976, he was also Argentine champion in the same year.
Wikipedia article: Jorge Szmetan
| page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 227
|1. Eliskases vs J Szmetan
|| ||½-½||52||1970||t Naci (04||E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line|
|2. Fischer vs J Szmetan
||½-½||84||1971||Simul, 17b||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|3. C Gamarra Caceres vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||41||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||C81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack|
|4. C Juarez vs J Szmetan
|| ||1-0||50||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|5. J Szmetan vs O Rodriguez Vargas
|| ||0-1||50||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B57 Sicilian|
|6. J Szmetan vs H C van Riemsdijk
|| ||½-½||34||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|7. J Szmetan vs Quinteros
|| ||0-1||35||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|8. O Quinones Carrillo vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||41||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||C45 Scotch Game|
|9. R Silva Nazzari vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||80||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|10. R Debarnot vs J Szmetan
|| ||½-½||49||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|11. J Szmetan vs Panno
|| ||½-½||23||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||E15 Queen's Indian|
|12. J Szmetan vs J A Rubinetti
|| ||0-1||34||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. J Szmetan vs Mecking
|| ||1-0||53||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|14. C Silva Sanchez vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||33||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|15. J Szmetan vs D Godoy
|| ||0-1||52||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|16. J Szmetan vs V Chemin
|| ||1-0||24||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|17. J Carvajal vs J Szmetan
|| ||1-0||40||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||A56 Benoni Defense|
|18. E Alborta Tito vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||34||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||C27 Vienna Game|
|19. J Szmetan vs H Camara
|| ||1-0||55||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|20. J Pinto Paiva vs J Szmetan
|| ||0-1||32||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|21. J Szmetan vs J E Vasquez
|| ||1-0||40||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|22. J Szmetan vs J Belmonte Schwarzbaum
|| ||1-0||37||1972||Sao Paulo Zonal||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|23. J Szmetan vs Najdorf
|| ||0-1||43||1972||Buenos Aires Club Argentino||B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|24. Najdorf vs J Szmetan
|| ||1-0||50||1973||Buenos Aires||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|25. R Grinberg vs J Szmetan
|| ||1-0||33||1974||Caseros||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
| page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 227
|May-17-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Jorge Szmetan
|May-26-08|| ||Nikita Smirnov: I don't think he is a 100 % argentinian.Can someone tell me more about him and his family.|
|May-26-11|| ||SvetlanaBabe: "Szmetana" is the word for 'Sour Cream' in Russian and Ukrainian. Maybe his family has Slavic roots (explains his success at the game!)
Lots of Eastern European migrants made their way to South America before, during and after the upheavals around the time of the Second World War
He is descended undoubtedly from this diaspora.|
|May-26-11|| ||Fusilli: <NS> I'd say he is 100% Argentinian because he was born and raised in Argentina. He has 100% Buenos Aires accent. |
Buenos Aires is a little bit of a melting pot. There was significant migration from Europe to Argentina between the late 19th and early 20th century. Given his last name it is a good guess to assume that his ancestors (at least his father's line) migrated from Central or Eastern Europe to Argentina at the time.
|May-26-11|| ||Penguincw: Happy 61st birthday.|
|Apr-09-15|| ||Gottschalk: Event "Buenos Aires (1st GP t.)"]
[White "Luis Marcos Bronstein"]
[Black "Jorge Szmetan"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. a4
Rb8 9. axb5 axb5 10. dxe5 Be6 11. c3 Bc5 12. Nbd2 O-O 13. Bc2 f5 14. Nb3 Bb6
15. Nbd4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. cxd4 f4 18. f3 Ng3 19. hxg3 fxg3 20. Qd3 Bf5
21. Qxf5 Rxf5 22. Bxf5 Qh4 23. Bh3 Qxd4+ 24. Kh1 Qxe5 25. Bd2 Qxb2 26. Bf4 d4
27. Be6+ Kh8 28. Bxc7 Rf8 29. Be5 Qe2 30. Rfe1 Qf2 31. Re4 d3 32. Rg4 h5 33.
Rxg7 Qe3 34. Rg5+ Kh7 35. Rxh5+ Kg6 36. Bg4 Ra8 37. Rb1 d2 38. Bxg3 Qb3 39.
|Jan-07-16|| ||Eastfrisian: According to the Wikipedia-article he died on 19 September 2015 in Buenos Aires. RIP|
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