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Roberto Luis Debarnot (born 5 August 1947, died 25 May 2018) was an Argentine chess International Master (1977), two-times Argentine Chess Championship medalist (1973, 1980).

Roberto Luis Debarnot
Born (1947-08-05) 5 August 1947 (age 72)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died25 May 2018
TitleInternational Master (1977)


In the 1970s Roberto Luis Debarnot was one of the leading Argentine chess players. He took part in Argentine Chess Championship finals many times and won two medals: silver (1973, after lost additional match for champions title to Raúl Sanguineti) and bronze (1980).[1] One of Roberto Debarnot's greatest successes in international chess tournaments was the 2nd place (after tie-briek) in Linares International Chess Tournament in 1978.

Roberto Luis Debarnot played for Argentina in the Chess Olympiads:[2]

In 1977, Roberto Luis Debarnot was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title. Since 1995, he has not participated in tournaments classified by FIDE.


  1. ^ "Campeonatos Argentinos tablas" (PDF).
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Roberto Luis Debarnot".

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