Luis Argentino Palau

Luis Argentino Palau (September 11, 1896 – February 8, 1971) was an Argentine chess master.[1]

Luis Argentino Palau

He played for Argentina in three Chess Olympiads.

In 1921/22, he tied for 10-12th in Montevideo (Roberto Grau won). In 1925, he won in Montevideo. In 1928, he took 2nd, behind Grau, in Mar del Plata (1st it). In 1934/35, he tied for 3rd-4th in Buenos Aires (Luis Piazzini won).[3]

Palau was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1965.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 317, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
  2. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  3. ^ BrasilBase

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