Slim Bouaziz in 1979
|Born||16 April 1950|
|Peak rating||2515 (July 1993)|
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 1967 in Sousse ranked 22nd place;
- In 1979 in Riga ranked 15th place;
- In 1982 in Las Palmas ranked 12th place;
- In 1985 in Tunis withdrew after six rounds, having drawn only one game and lost the rest;
- In 1987 in Szirak ranked 17th place.
Slim Bouaziz represented the Tunisian team in major team chess tournaments:
- in Chess Olympiad participated 16 times (1966-1970, 1974, 1978-1986, 1990-1996, 2000, 2004-2006);
- in World Team Chess Championship participated in 1989;
- in World Student Chess Championship participated 3 times (1963, 1965-1966).
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.
- "1967 Sousse Interzonal : 1967-69 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
- 1979 Riga Interzonal Tournament
- "1982 Las Palmas Interzonal : 1982-84 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
- 1985 Tunis Interzonal Tournament
- "1987 Szirak Interzonal : 1988-1990 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
- 1999 FIDE Knockout Matches
- "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
- "OlimpBase :: World Men's Team Chess Championship :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
- "OlimpBase :: World Student Team Chess Championship :: Slim Bouaziz". www.olimpbase.org.
- "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". ratings.fide.com.
- Slim Bouaziz rating card at FIDE
- Slim Bouaziz player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Slim Bouaziz chess games at 365Chess.com
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