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Luis Argentino Palau
  
Number of games in database: 56
Years covered: 1922 to 1939

Overall record: +21 -23 =12 (48.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (4) 
    D13 D12
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D30 D37 D39
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D37 D06 D39
 Orthodox Defense (5) 
    D60 D51 D63
 French Defense (4) 
    C14 C00 C11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Palau vs J W te Kolste, 1927 1-0
   L Palau vs S Kalabar, 1927 1-0
   A Strautmanis vs L Palau, 1928 0-1
   Reti vs L Palau, 1924 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   The Hague Olympiad (1928)


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LUIS ARGENTINO PALAU
(born Sep-11-1896, died Feb-08-1971, 74 years old) Argentina

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Luis Argentino Palau was born and died in Buenos Aires. He was awarded the IM title in 1965. Champion of South America at Montevideo 1925 [brasilbase-1]. Sub-champion of South America at Mar del Plata 1928 [brasilbase-2].

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 56  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Palau vs J Berasain  0-13419221st South American ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. R Grau vs L Palau  1-04119221st South American ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
3. L Palau vs Reti  0-1271924ARG-ch4 MayorA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
4. Reti vs L Palau  ½-½551924ARG-ch4 MayorA12 English with b3
5. K Havasi vs L Palau  0-1411924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. L Palau vs M Golmayo De La Torriente  ½-½171924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC01 French, Exchange
7. L Palau vs A Chepurnov  ½-½411924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA43 Old Benoni
8. Euwe vs L Palau 0-1401924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. L Palau vs M Romi  1-0381924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC15 French, Winawer
10. A Vajda vs L Palau  ½-½311924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. K Skalicka vs L Palau  0-1481924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC00 French Defense
12. H K Handasyde vs L Palau  ½-½421924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC14 French, Classical
13. H K Mattison vs L Palau  1-0391924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC14 French, Classical
14. H Johner vs L Palau  1-0581924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC11 French
15. L Palau vs Colle  0-1611924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. L Palau vs A Gibaud  1-0251924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
17. L Palau vs F Apsenieks  0-1561924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA48 King's Indian
18. R Grau vs L Palau  ½-½261925MontevideoD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
19. Trompowsky vs L Palau  0-1381925MontevideoD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. L Palau vs Stoltz  1-08119271st olm finalD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
21. H Wagner vs L Palau  1-03619271st olm finalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. L Palau vs Grob  1-03219271st olm finalE16 Queen's Indian
23. L Palau vs J W te Kolste 1-01519271st olm finalA48 King's Indian
24. L Palau vs S Kalabar 1-0519271st olm finalE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
25. R P Michell vs L Palau  0-12519271st olm finalD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-01-03  Ribeiro: Actually, his name was Luis Palau. He was very important for chess in Argentina (wrote books, was the editor of the important "Ajedrez" magazine etc.).
Apr-29-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://www.ajedrezargentina.org/bio...
Jun-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gregor Samsa Mendel: I have a couple of books by Palau, one on opening traps and one on combinational themes. My father purchased them when he was a teenager growing up in Buenos Aires.
Oct-07-13  Karpova: On page 301, the October 1926 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung' reports that L Palau won the 2nd South America Championship ahead of Grau, Reca and so forth.
May-02-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: He should have invented a variation of the Rice Gambit.
May-02-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Blackburne would have just called him 'Tapioca'.

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