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Meliton Borja
Number of games in database: 46
Years covered: 1958 to 1964
Overall record: +17 -13 =16 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B32 Sicilian (5 games)
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B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack (2 games)
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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 46  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Macleod vs M Borja  0-1331958Munich Olympiad qual-3B22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. M Borja vs A Tarazi  1-0391958Munich Olympiad qual-3E81 King's Indian, Samisch
3. R Fuchs vs M Borja  ½-½421958Munich Olympiad qual-3B55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
4. M Borja vs B De Greiff  1-0411958Munich Olympiad qual-3E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
5. J Kostro vs M Borja  ½-½621958Munich Olympiad qual-3B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. M Borja vs I Bilek ½-½411958Munich Olympiad qual-3E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
7. Eliskases vs M Borja  1-0411958Munich Olympiad qual-3D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
8. M Borja vs P Clarke  ½-½491958Munich Olympiad qual-3E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
9. M Borja vs K Ennigrou  1-0581958Munich Olympiad Final-CE00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. M Pakdaman vs M Borja  0-1431958Munich Olympiad Final-CA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
11. A Tarazi vs M Borja  0-1321958Munich Olympiad Final-CB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
12. M Borja vs K Kirby  ½-½671958Munich Olympiad Final-CD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. N Macleod vs M Borja  ½-½401958Munich Olympiad Final-CB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. M Borja vs J Goncalves  1-0801958Munich Olympiad Final-CC78 Ruy Lopez
15. P Reissmann vs M Borja  0-1421958Munich Olympiad Final-CB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. M Borja vs F Palmiotto 1-0281958Munich Olympiad Final-CB40 Sicilian
17. M Borja vs T Sakellaropoulos  0-1631958Munich Olympiad Final-CC07 French, Tarrasch
18. D De Loughrey vs M Borja  0-1561958Munich Olympiad Final-CB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
19. M Borja vs Korchnoi ½-½571960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2A43 Old Benoni
20. M Borja vs Euwe 0-1341960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
21. A Beni vs M Borja  0-1391960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
22. M Borja vs K Plater  0-1401960Leipzig Olympiad qual-2B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
23. M Borja vs C Boutteville  1-0391960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CB06 Robatsch
24. S Momo vs M Borja  0-1531960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
25. J Durao vs M Borja  ½-½221960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-05-10  asianwarrior: I wondere if he is Meliton Borja of the Philippines? Can anyone verift this?
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  Stonehenge: <asianwarrior> Yes, it's him :)
Oct-06-10  asianwarrior: he has a good record. Filipinos should provide additional information about him. He makesfilipinos at that timeproudalongside IM Cardoso.
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  wordfunph: master Meliton Borja played in 3 Olympiads for the Philippines with a decent +18=18-14.

57-move draw against GM Korchnoi in 1960 Leipzig Olympiad, bravo!

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  wordfunph: from Bobby Ang..

Meliton Borja is a lawyer and a prosperous haciendero who excelled in the game despite learning chess at a relatively late age of 20.

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