Virgilio Fenoglio

Virgilio Fenoglio (Santa Fe, February 20, 1902 – Buenos Aires, March 15, 1990) was an Argentine chess master, winner of 37 tournaments.

He played 13 times in Argentine Chess Championship, in the period 1928–1959. He was a winner of Torneo Mayor in 1930, but lost a match for the title to Isaías Pleci (4 : 6) in 1931.[1]

He tied for 3rd–6th at Mar del Plata 1934 (the 4th South American Chess Championship, Aaron Schwartzman won),[2] tied for 13–14th at Buenos Aires 1934/35 (the 5th South American–ch, Luis Piazzini won),[3] shared 3rd at Mar del Plata 1936 (the 6th South American–ch, Pléci won),[4] took 3rd at São Paulo 1937 (the 7th South American–ch, Rodrigo Flores won),[5] took 3rd in the Montevideo 1938 chess tournament (the 8th South American–ch, Alexander Alekhine won),[6] shared 1st with Carlos Guimard and Julio Bolbochán at Rio de Janeiro 1938 (Torneio Sulamericano),[7] tied for 14–15th at Mar del Plata chess tournament 1942 (Miguel Najdorf won),[8] and took 12th at Mar del Plata 1943 (Najdorf won).[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Major Tournaments and Argentine Chess Championships (notes in Spanish)". Archived from the original on October 25, 2009. Retrieved October 25, 2009.
  2. ^ "GER-ch 2nd Aachen 1934". Archived from the original on December 15, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010.
  3. ^ "Buenos Aires 1934/35 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on February 16, 2006. Retrieved September 18, 2008.
  4. ^ "Mar del Plata 1936 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on September 19, 2004. Retrieved September 18, 2008.
  5. ^ "Sao Paulo 1937 - Sulamericano". Archived from the original on February 16, 2006. Retrieved March 5, 2009.
  6. ^ [1] Archived May 5, 2005, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ [2] Archived May 5, 2005, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "1942". Archived from the original on December 15, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2008.
  9. ^ "1943". Archived from the original on December 15, 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2008.

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