Slim Bouaziz

Slim Bouaziz (born 16 April 1950) is a Tunisian chess Grandmaster (1993).

Slim Bouaziz
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Slim Bouaziz in 1979
CountryTunisia
Born (1950-04-16) 16 April 1950 (age 70)
Tunis, Tunisia
TitleGrandmaster (1993)
Peak rating2515 (July 1993)

Chess careerEdit

From the late 1960s to the early 2000s, Slim Bouaziz was one of the leading Tunisian chess players. He won twice in Arab Chess Championships (1986, 1991).

Slim Bouaziz has participated five times in Interzonal Tournaments of the World Chess Championships:

In 1999, in Las Vegas Strip he participated in FIDE World Chess Championship 1999, where in first round lost Vasilios Kotronias.[6]

Slim Bouaziz was participant in many international chess tournaments where he won or shared first places in Belgrade (1977) and Bucharest (1992).

Slim Bouaziz represented the Tunisian team in major team chess tournaments:

Slim Bouaziz was awarded the Chess International Master (IM) title in 1975 and became an International Grandmaster (GM) in 1993. He was the first African chess player to receive International Grandmaster title. In 2014, Slim Bouaziz also became a FIDE International Organizer.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1967 Sousse Interzonal : 1967-69 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
  2. ^ 1979 Riga Interzonal Tournament
  3. ^ "1982 Las Palmas Interzonal : 1982-84 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
  4. ^ 1985 Tunis Interzonal Tournament
  5. ^ "1987 Szirak Interzonal : 1988-1990 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
  6. ^ 1999 FIDE Knockout Matches
  7. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
  8. ^ "OlimpBase :: World Men's Team Chess Championship :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
  9. ^ "OlimpBase :: World Student Team Chess Championship :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
  10. ^ "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". ratings.fide.com.

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