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Argentine Chess Championship

The first Argentine Chess Championship was held in 1921. The Champion's title was granted after victorious or drawn match between previous champion and challenger, a winner of Torneo Mayor (this or the next year). The matches were done away in 1950 year, for except 1952 year.

The results of the matches were as follows:

1921/22 Damian Reca Benito Villegas 5 : 2

1922/23 Benito Villegas Lizardo Molina Carranza 6.5 : 1.5 (extra-official match)

1923/24 Damian Reca Benito Villegas 5 : 3

1924 Richard Reti (CSR) Damian Reca 2.5 : 0.5 (non-official match)

1925 Damian Reca Julio Lynch 5.5 : 2.5 (extra-official match)

1926 Roberto Grau Damian Reca 5 : 3

1927/28 Damian Reca resigned to play a match for the title.

1929 Roberto Grau Isaias Pleci 4 : 0

1930 Isaias Pleci Roberto Grau 5 : 3

1931 Isaias Pleci Virgilio Fenoglio 6 : 4

1931/32 Jacobo Bolbochan Isaias Pleci 6 : 3

1932 Jacobo Bolbochan Isaias Pleci 5.5 : 1.5

1933 Luis Piazzini Jacobo Bolbochan 5.5 : 2.5

1934/35 Roberto Grau Luis Piazzini 7.5 : 5.5

1935 Jacobo Bolbochan Isaias Pleci 2.5 : 0.5 (play-off)

1936 Roberto Grau Jacobo Bolbochan 5 : 3

1937 Carlos Guimard Roberto Grau 6 : 2

1938 Carlos Guimard Luis Piazzini 7.5 : 2.5 (Jacobo Bolbochan resigned)

1939 Roberto Grau Carlos Guimard 7.5 : 5.5

1939 Triangular 1. Maderna, 2. Piazzini, 3. Gerschman (play-off)

1940 Carlos Maderna Luis Piazzini 8 : 6 (Roberto Grau resigned)

1940 Triangular 1. Guimard, 2. Aristide Gromer (FRA), 3. Franciszek Sulik (POL) (play-off)

1941 Carlos Guimard Carlos Maderna 8 : 1

1942 Hector Rossetto Carlos Guimard 8 : 5 (Rossetto took 3rd place, behind Markas Luckis (LTU) and Herman Pilnik (GER) in ARG-ch 20th Mayor in 1941)

1942 Herman Pilnik won, ahead of Juan Traian Iliesco (ROM)

1943 Juan Iliesco took 2nd place, behind Gideon Stahlberg (SWE)

1944 Hector Rossetto Juan Iliesco 4.5 : 0.5

1946 Herman Pilnik Hector Rossetto 5 : 3

1948 Julio Bolbochan Hector Rossetto 5 : 5

1949 Miguel Najdorf Julio Bolbochan 5.5 : 4.5

1951 Triangular 1. Maderna, 2. Bolbochan Jac., 3. Reinhardt (play-off)

1953 Miguel Najdorf Ruben Shocron 4.5 : 0.5

Men's winners

References

http://ar.geocities.com/carlasevigne/Campeonatos_Argentinos_tablas.htm

http://ar.geocities.com/carlasevigne/CAMPEONATOS_estadistica.htm

http://www.geocities.com/colosseum/mound/7762/jag/base1.htm ARG-Base

http://www.ajedrezargentina.org/historia/index.html Historia del Ajedrez en Argentina

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