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Sylvain Barbeau
Number of games in database: 76
Years covered: 1979 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2310 (2332 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2398

Overall record: +21 -36 =19 (40.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (8) 
    B51 B24 B31 B56 B82
 King's Indian Attack (6) 
 Bird's Opening (4) 
    A02 A03
 Reti System (4) 
    A05 A04
With the Black pieces:
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D85 D97 D70 D92
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C69 C72 C64 C70 C74
 Sicilian (5) 
    B31 B25 B61 B21
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A34 A30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Day vs S Barbeau, 1980 0-1
   S Barbeau vs P Charbonneau, 2010 1/2-1/2
   S Barbeau vs S Kleinplatz, 2006 1-0
   S Barbeau vs P Charbonneau, 2001 1-0

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2001 Montreal by gauer

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(born May-12-1961, 59 years old) Canada

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He is a FIDE master who won the 1979 Canadian Junior Championship. A chess column which continued until 2006 in La Presse was edited by him.

References: (1) , (2) , (3) La Presse

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 76  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Barbeau vs K Spraggett  0-1601979Tal, MontrealA14 English
2. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0681979Ch. Ouvert du QuebecB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
3. L Day vs S Barbeau  1-0291979Quebec opB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
4. Reshevsky vs S Barbeau  1-0431980Quebec opD97 Grunfeld, Russian
5. L Day vs S Barbeau  0-1521980Montreal InternatB25 Sicilian, Closed
6. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0221980Ch. Invit. MontrealB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
7. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0431980A. Karpov, MontrealB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
8. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  ½-½411981Ch. InvitationA34 English, Symmetrical
9. S Barbeau vs Igor Ivanov  ½-½561981CAN-ch / ZonalA36 English
10. L Day vs S Barbeau  1-0301981CAN-ch / ZonalA48 King's Indian
11. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0451981CAN-ch / ZonalA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
12. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0371982Ch. Ouvert du QuebecC70 Ruy Lopez
13. S Barbeau vs K Spraggett  0-1511982Ch. InvitationE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
14. S Barbeau vs P Lake  ½-½291982Quebec invA05 Reti Opening
15. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0231983QuebecA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
16. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0301983Ch. InvitationA34 English, Symmetrical
17. S Barbeau vs K Spraggett 0-1331984Ch. des LaurentidesA30 English, Symmetrical
18. S Barbeau vs Igor Ivanov  0-1321986Quebec InternationalD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. S Barbeau vs K Spraggett 0-1611986Quebec InternationalA92 Dutch
20. K Spraggett vs S Barbeau  1-0481986Ch. InvitationB10 Caro-Kann
21. R Huda vs S Barbeau  0-1741987CAN-chA13 English
22. S Barbeau vs Igor Ivanov  0-1391987Quebec-chE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
23. Igor Ivanov vs S Barbeau  ½-½321988Ch. InvitationD85 Grunfeld
24. G Levtchouk vs S Barbeau  1-0461989Quebec-chD97 Grunfeld, Russian
25. S Barbeau vs T Koliada  1-0501994?B25 Sicilian, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-19-10  jul059: There is 466 games from this guy available from the official chess federation of Quebec. Anyone willing to add some to chessgames?

Apr-17-14  Lossmaster: Barbeau was the last chess columnist in La Presse, a Montreal newspaper, until 2006, when the century-old column was cancelled.

In early 1979, while he was Canada's junior champion, Barbeau played in Longueuil a simul against 35 opponents. I was one of them, and I lost, being a 13 year-old patzer. I still have the score sheet.

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