Chess player Francisco Terres Tróis dies at 74
'.. in the city [of Canonas, Brasil], he is also well known for his long stint as president of the extinct Canoas Cultural Foundation, which operated at the Old Train Station until 2009.
Last year, he received the Pinto Bandeira medal, the highest honor in the municipality, during the event that celebrated the 80th anniversary of the city.
Francisco was also the brother of the co-founder of the newspaper Timoneiro, the journalist and writer Canabarro 'Tonito' Tróis Filho, who is still contributing to the weekly with a fixed column.
Since 1963, Francisco has been a professional in the sport. Among the merits are the participation in the Olympics in Yugoslavia, Argentina, Malta, the United Arab Emirates and Switzerland, when the Brazilian delegation was added. In 2015, Francisco participated in the International Chess Tournament held in Cuba. At the time, only two Brazilians had been invited to the event. According to him, passion arose in childhood, seeing the older brothers playing. ..'
from Jornal Timoneiro Canoas, 2020
At the age of 93, journalist and writer Antônio Canabarro 'Tonito' Tróis Filho dies
'.. The journalist and writer Antônio Canabarro 'Tonito' Tróis Filho, died on Thursday [Oct 22 2020]. A true icon of Canoe culture and one of the most illustrious characters in the city, Tonito died at night in the Hospital Nossa Senhora das Graças, where he was hospitalized.
Tonito was born in São Francisco de Assis, on November 27, 1926. He arrived in Canoas in 1941 and never left here. As a journalist, he worked brilliantly in the vehicles Diário de Canoas, Correio de Canoas, Expressão, Gazeta de Notícias, O Gaúcho, Radar, Folha de Canoas and O Momento. He was also a co-founder of the newspaper O Timoneiro. ..'
from Diário de Canoas, by Bruna Aquino, 2020
Estação Canoas, nos Trilhos da História
(Documentary, 2020, in Portuguese)