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Antonio Cavilhas Rocha
Number of games in database: 121
Years covered: 1960 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2300
Overall record: +31 -36 =54 (47.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-13-1944, 77 years old) Brazil

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Antonio Cavilhas Rocha was Brazilian Champion in 1964 and 1969, and awarded the IM title in 1979.

Wikipedia article: Antônio Cavilhas Rocha

Last updated: 2021-09-18 10:37:06

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 121  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Kaliwoda vs A C Rocha  1-0591960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
2. A C Rocha vs Perrottey  1-0301960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CA07 King's Indian Attack
3. Secundino Avecilla vs A C Rocha  1-0211960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CC21 Center Game
4. A C Rocha vs H Rossetto 1-0211963Sao PauloC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
5. A C Rocha vs H Camara  ½-½441963BRA-chD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. Foguelman vs A C Rocha  ½-½531963Fortaleza ZonalE16 Queen's Indian
7. A C Rocha vs M de Athayde  ½-½911963Fortaleza ZonalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. A C Rocha vs Luiz Gentil  0-1391963Fortaleza ZonalD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. E Asfora vs A C Rocha  0-1321963Fortaleza ZonalB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
10. A C Rocha vs H Camara  0-1401963Fortaleza ZonalD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
11. J Klein vs A C Rocha  0-1441963Fortaleza ZonalB06 Robatsch
12. A C Rocha vs O Quinones Carrillo  1-0531963Fortaleza ZonalC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
13. S Schweber vs A C Rocha  1-0291963Fortaleza ZonalB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
14. R Camara vs A C Rocha  1-0241963Fortaleza ZonalE77 King's Indian
15. H Rossetto vs A C Rocha  0-1611963Fortaleza ZonalB06 Robatsch
16. C Espinoza Rivasplata vs A C Rocha  1-0451963Fortaleza ZonalE82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
17. A C Rocha vs R Garcia  0-1401963Fortaleza ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
18. I Mendivil vs A C Rocha  0-1411963Fortaleza ZonalB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
19. A C Rocha vs J F Olivera  1-0501963Fortaleza ZonalB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
20. A C Rocha vs O Gadia  1-0491963Fortaleza ZonalA40 Queen's Pawn Game
21. D Byrne vs A C Rocha  1-0371964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-4A14 English
22. A C Rocha vs M Guerrero  1-0211964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
23. W J Geus vs A C Rocha  1-0361964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DB08 Pirc, Classical
24. A C Rocha vs D Friedgood  0-1641964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DA05 Reti Opening
25. N Gaprindashvili vs A C Rocha  ½-½571964Hastings 1964/65B07 Pirc
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  vonKrolock: SEARCHING FOR A ROCHA -From Rio Grande, city in brazilian Extreme South, he started almost as a prodigy, being invited to Hastings 64-65. National Champion 1964 and 1969. Olympiads Lugano 68, Siegen 70, Thessaloniki 84. currently MISSING: This authentic Chess artist became a homeless person who moves from place to place, and was not seen neither in São Paulo, where he frequented the Chess Club, nor in his native town - and this for almost a decade now - a page on the subject here
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  vonKrolock: Someone from Rio Grande's city Chess circles stated that "Rocha have some personal interests here - he visited regularly the town to keep it in control, but then, one Year <note: in the nineties> he dont' came - and since then he was not be seen also here anymore <...>

Well, happy Birthday, MI Rocha - zk

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  Nosnibor: It would seem that Senor Rocha passed away some time ago.There was a memorial tournament held in Brazil in his name. Can anyone confirm this?
Feb-08-13  Dr.Vulcan: Nobody knows exactly what happened to Antônio Cavilhas Rocha. He is vanished from Rio Grande, state of Rio Grande do Sul - Brasil, since 1995. There is a memorial tournament in his intention supposing he is dead.
Sep-10-13  Dr.Vulcan: We cannot forget that he is (or he was) native from Rio Grande, where he was born in 06/13/1944.
Jun-13-19  BIDMONFA: Antonio Rocha

ROCHA, Antonio

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  vonKrolock: <BIDMONFA> The guy in the photo is not the brazilian IM A Rocha. What's Your source?!
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  HeMateMe: I'd rather be a forest than a tree
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  vonKrolock: This is <our> Antonio Rocha: a stocky short man, hairy - a full head of light brown - later whitish - hair; usually immersed in some chessical matter: from a newspaper clipping, or from a book - with or without a real chessboard...

Jun-20-19  login:

Olá a todos,
drawing on the unanswered question

<What's Your source?!>:

Antonio Augusto ̶C̶̶a̶̶v̶̶i̶̶l̶̶h̶̶a̶̶s̶ Rocha

✳ 1928 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Photo courtesy of Jesus Julio Remis Fernandez from Spain.


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  vonKrolock: Two different persons, here Antônio Cavilhas Rocha, born in 1944 in Brazil. There António Augusto Rocha, born in 1928 in Portugal.
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  vonKrolock: There games from Lugano 1968 are by Antônio Cavilhas Rocha from Brazil:

Huebner vs A C Rocha, 1968

E P De La Prida vs A C Rocha, 1968

M J Freeman vs A C Rocha, 1968

I Asmundsson vs A C Rocha, 1968

Jun-11-20  BIDMONFA: Antonio Cavilhas Rocha


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