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Damian Reca
Number of games in database: 20
Years covered: 1922 to 1928
Overall record: +8 -7 =5 (52.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1894, died May-04-1937, 42 years old) Argentina

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Damián M. Reca was Argentine Champion in 1921, 1923, 1924, and 1925. Sub-champion of South America (jointly) at Montevideo 1925 [brasilbase-1]. He passed away in Buenos Aires in 1937.

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 page 1 of 1; 20 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Reca vs R Grau 0-11719221st South American ChampionshipC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. D Reca vs Reti 0-1321924MatchA57 Benko Gambit
3. D Reca vs Reti  0-1191924MatchA48 King's Indian
4. Reti vs D Reca  ½-½381924MatchA15 English
5. D Reca vs F Jonet  1-0371924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. D Reca vs E Voellmy  ½-½501924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
7. Koltanowski vs D Reca  0-1291924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE14 Queen's Indian
8. D Reca vs J Schulz Sr  0-1461924Paris Unofficial OlympiadB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
9. G Davidescu vs D Reca  0-1311924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA84 Dutch
10. K Skalicka vs D Reca  0-1451924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA05 Reti Opening
11. D Reca vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-1661924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
12. D Reca vs H Mattison ½-½691924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. D Reca vs Hromadka  ½-½401924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. K Sterk vs D Reca  ½-½291924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
15. D Reca vs K Behting  0-1631924Paris Unofficial Olympiad final-BA48 King's Indian
16. D Reca vs Trompowsky 1-0431925MontevideoD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
17. Alekhine vs D Reca 1-0351926Buenos AiresE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
18. R Calapso vs D Reca 0-1331928The Hague OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
19. D Reca vs J van den Bosch  1-0341928The Hague OlympiadD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. D Reca vs S Beutum  1-0281928The Hague OlympiadD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
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May-01-09  Augalv:
Dec-26-13  BIDMONFA: Damian Reca

RECA, Damian M.

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  Telemus: Capablanca awarded a brilliancy price to this game, which was played in the autum 1922 in the national championship.

[Event "Championship"]
[Site "Buenos Aires ARG"]
[Date "1922.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Damian Reca"]
[Black "Luis Argentino Palau"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D62"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[Source "Algemeen Handelsblad, 10 March 1923"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. Nc3 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 c5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Rd1 c4 10. Be2 a6 11. Ne5 Re8 12. O-O b5 13. Bf3 Bb7 14. Qf5 b4 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Bxd5 Nxd5 17. Nxf7 Qa5 18. Qe6 h5 19. Ne5+ Kh8 20. Qxd7 Bxg5 21. Nf7+ Kg8 22. Nxg5 Nf6 23. Qf7+ Kh8 24. h4 Qxa2 25. e4 Qxb2 26. e5 1-0

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  perfidious: Was this player's relatively early demise due, perhaps, to being a home Reca?

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