II Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez 1961 Montevideo

II Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez 1961 Montevideo

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Author: Circulo Universitario de Ajedrez

Year: 1961

Publisher: Circulo Universitario de Ajedrez

Place: Montvideo


40 pages with table. Octavo (9" x 5 1/2") issued in stapled wrappers. Limited to 300 copies. In descriptive notation. Short biography of each player. First edition.

This international tournament, consisted of players from South America, took place in April 1961 at the Parque Hotel in Montevideo. It consisted of ten players. Hector D Rossetto from Argentina captured first place with a score of 6 1/2. Jorge Pelikan born in Czechoslovakia, but living in Argentina tied for second with Guillermo E Puiggros, also from Argentina, with scores of 6. Rene Letelier, an international master and champion of Chile, tied for fourth with Jose L Alvarez del Monte from Uruguay with scores of 5 1/2. In sole position of 6th with 4 1/2 points was Cristobal Dominguez from Argentina. Tied for 7th was Roberto Silva Nazzari from Uruguay and Eleuterio Recalde from Paraguay with 3 1/2. In ninth was Walter Estrada from Uruguay with 2 1/2. Last was Carlos Hounie Fleurquin, former champion of Uruguay, with 1 1/2.


Edges chipped with tears, some age darkening to pages and wrappers, lightly soiled else about very good.

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