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Luis Augusto Sanchez
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1939 to 1997
Overall record: +25 -27 =41 (48.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-20-1917, died Apr-20-1982, 64 years old) Colombia

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Luis Augusto Sánchez Montenegro was an IM.
In 1951 he won in Caracas (zonal) and was awarded the IM title the same year. He played in the Stockholm-Saltsjobaden interzonal in 1952 finishing 17th and was 3rd in the Caracas zonal in 1957. At Santiago, Chile 1959 he was 4th= with Robert James Fischer and Raul Sanguineti. He also represented Colombia at the Olympiads of 1954, 1956 and 1958. He was six-times Colombian champion: in 1938, 1947, 1948, 1954, 1958, and 1962.

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs L A Sanchez 1-0251939Simul, 38bC07 French, Tarrasch
2. L A Sanchez vs Prins  1-0421952Stockholm InterzonalC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
3. Unzicker vs L A Sanchez 1-0351952Stockholm InterzonalC88 Ruy Lopez
4. L A Sanchez vs Golombek 1-0381952Stockholm InterzonalB12 Caro-Kann Defense
5. Pilnik vs L A Sanchez  1-0281952Stockholm InterzonalE17 Queen's Indian
6. L A Sanchez vs Averbakh  ½-½401952Stockholm InterzonalE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
7. Wade vs L A Sanchez  ½-½461952Stockholm InterzonalE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
8. L A Sanchez vs Pachman  ½-½421952Stockholm InterzonalD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
9. A Matanovic vs L A Sanchez  1-0491952Stockholm InterzonalC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
10. L A Sanchez vs G Barcza  ½-½571952Stockholm InterzonalE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
11. L A Sanchez vs Stahlberg 1-0411952Stockholm InterzonalE41 Nimzo-Indian
12. Petrosian vs L A Sanchez  ½-½231952Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. L A Sanchez vs Geller 0-1451952Stockholm InterzonalE92 King's Indian
14. Szabo vs L A Sanchez  ½-½751952Stockholm InterzonalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. L A Sanchez vs Kotov 0-1431952Stockholm InterzonalA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
16. Taimanov vs L A Sanchez  1-0521952Stockholm InterzonalD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
17. L A Sanchez vs H Steiner  0-1581952Stockholm InterzonalD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. E Eliskases vs L A Sanchez  1-0491952Stockholm InterzonalE08 Catalan, Closed
19. L A Sanchez vs Stoltz  1-0491952Stockholm InterzonalD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. L A Sanchez vs P Vaitonis  0-1361952Stockholm InterzonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. Gligoric vs L A Sanchez  1-0541952Stockholm InterzonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. G Barcza vs L A Sanchez  1-0521954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
23. L A Sanchez vs P Kremer  1-0411954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
24. G Pfeiffer vs L A Sanchez  ½-½431954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. L A Sanchez vs J Gobert  1-0471954Amsterdam ol (Men) qual-DB06 Robatsch
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-17-09  myschkin: . . .

Luis Augusto Sánchez (1917*–1981) a Colombian chess master. In 1951 he won in Caracas (zonal) and was awarded the IM title the same year.

He was six-times Colombian Champion.

* some sources have 1916

Feb-14-11  BishopsPawn: The last 4 games listed (1991-2002) must be incorrectly attributed, as he died in 1981!
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  zydeco: Pachman describes Sanchez as always playing "all-out for a draw." There's a good story connected to this game: L A Sanchez vs Pachman, 1959
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