Julio Balparda

Julio César Balparda Muró (c. 1900 – 9 July 1942 in Montevideo)[1] was an Uruguayan chess master.

Julio Balparda
Born1900
Died9 July 1942
NationalityUruguayan
Occupation(s)chess player, athlete
AwardsUruguayan Chess Championship
South American Chess Championship

He won the Uruguayan Chess Championship three times (1929, 1934, and 1936).[2] He played several times in the South American Chess Championship; tied for 10-12th at Mar del Plata 1928 (I Magistral Ciudad de Mar del Plata, III Campeonato Sudamericano, Roberto Grau won),[3] tied for 3rd-6th at Mar del Plata 1934 (Aaron Schwartzman won),[4] took 17th at Buenos Aires 1934/35 (Luis Piazzini won),[5] took 15th at Mar del Plata 1936 (Isaías Pleci won),[6] took 14th at São Paulo 1937 (Rodrigo Flores won),[7] and took 11th at Montevideo (Carrasco) 1938 (Alexander Alekhine won).[8]

In his last international tournaments, he took 5th at Montevideo 1941,[9] and 10th at Aguas de Sao Pedro/São Paulo 1941,[10] both won by Erich Eliskases.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Caissa, August 1942, p. 165.
  2. ^ "Club de Ajedrez La Proa: Bernardo Roselli y Camila Colombo Campeones Uruguayos". Ajedrezlaproa.blogspot.com. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "I Magistral de Ajedrez Ciudad de Mar del Plata – Fma". Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2009-01-23.
  4. ^ "Ii Magistral de Ajedrez Ciudad de Mar del Plata – Fma". Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2009-01-23.
  5. ^ "Buenos Aires 1934/35 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on 2006-02-16. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  6. ^ "I Magistral de Ajedrez Ciudad de Mar del Plata – Fma". Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2009-04-20.
  7. ^ "Sao Paulo 1937 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on 2006-02-16. Retrieved 2009-03-05.
  8. ^ "Montevideo 1938 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on 2005-05-05. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  9. ^ "1941Montevideo". Thechesslibrary.com. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Aguas de São Pedro/São Paulo 1941 - Torneio Internacional". Brasilbase.pro.br. Retrieved 15 September 2018.

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