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Julio Sumar
Number of games in database: 89
Years covered: 1947 to 1999
Highest rating achieved in database: 2120
Overall record: +24 -39 =26 (41.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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Julio Sumar Casis was born in 1932 or 1933 and died around 2006. He was Peruvian national champion in 1949 and 1967. In 1947, at age 15, he tied for 1st place in the championsip of Peru, but lost the play-off to Jose Andres Perez.

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Sumar vs J Perez Alcocer  1-0381947Peruvian-ch playoffA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. C Guimard vs J Sumar  1-0661950Dubrovnik OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. J Sumar vs E Pedersen  0-1421950Dubrovnik OlympiadE91 King's Indian
4. A Dunkelblum vs J Sumar  1-0291950Dubrovnik OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. J Sumar vs K S Ojanen  1-0531950Dubrovnik OlympiadA91 Dutch Defense
6. L Schmid vs J Sumar  1-0371950Dubrovnik OlympiadB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
7. J Sumar vs A Vestol 1-0371950Dubrovnik OlympiadE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
8. Pirc vs J Sumar  1-0481950Dubrovnik OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
9. J Sumar vs I Johansson  0-1531950Dubrovnik OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. A Zografakis vs J Sumar  1-0411950Dubrovnik OlympiadD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
11. J Sumar vs Rossolimo  0-1351950Dubrovnik OlympiadA14 English
12. R Flores Alvarez vs J Sumar  1-0521950Dubrovnik OlympiadC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
13. H Busek vs J Sumar  1-0761950Dubrovnik OlympiadA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
14. J Sumar vs Shainswit  ½-½611950Dubrovnik OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
15. N Cortlever vs J Sumar  1-0371950Dubrovnik OlympiadB54 Sicilian
16. J Sumar vs V Nestler 0-1381950Dubrovnik OlympiadB20 Sicilian
17. J Sumar vs E Reinhardt  0-1401951Mar del Plata ZonalE90 King's Indian
18. N Dantas vs J Sumar  ½-½571951Mar del Plata ZonalB07 Pirc
19. J Sumar vs C H Maderna  0-1391951Mar del Plata ZonalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. M Luckis vs J Sumar  ½-½511951Mar del Plata ZonalB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
21. J Sumar vs L Marini  0-1401951Mar del Plata ZonalE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
22. J Mangini vs J Sumar  1-0421951Mar del Plata ZonalB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. J Sumar vs F Pinzon  ½-½311951Mar del Plata ZonalD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Bolbochan vs J Sumar  1-0411951Mar del Plata ZonalD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. J Sumar vs A Esposito  0-1401951Mar del Plata ZonalA16 English
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May-24-15  zanzibar: His FIDE card lacks dob and activity, but has the correct rating and federation:

FIDE id = 3800369

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(I met great Peruvian chess player, Don Julio Sumar now deceased).

May-25-15  zanzibar: It's a little sad to report, but according to this site:

<IM Oscar Quiñones> mentions Sumar, giving (1933-2007) as his lifespan.

I found another mention of the player on p145 of <Jaque perpetuo> by Marco Martos (2003):

<Oculto "Julio Súmar" en la mente, ganandole a Eliskases, al gran Larsen, solo en el Mar del Plata, con sus fichas, sacando de su cofre las jugadas que estaban escondidas varios siglos. Es luchador de gran ciencia, afanoso jugador del final, famoso, lento en las maniobras endiabladas, terco en la defensa de su rey, el invicto en mil batallas. Hoy lo veo, atento acomodando los trebejos, negro o blancos en la calle, y jugarán muchos desconocidos que no saben que Julio Súmar es maestro y calla.>

<Stealthy Julio Sumar in mind, beating Eliskases, the great Larsen, just in Mar del Plata, with their chips, pulling from his box moves that were hidden for centuries. It's great science fighter, eager player end, famous, slow maneuvers in the devilish, stubborn in defending their king, undefeated in a thousand battles. Today I see, attentive accommodating chessmen, black or white in the street and play many strangers who do not know that Julio Sumar is a teacher and silent.>

May-25-15  zanzibar: I found a game from <Tel Aviv olm (1964)> with a nice finish by Sumar:

[Event "Tel Aviv olm"]
[Site "Tel Aviv ISR"]
[Date "1964.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Nilsson, Zandor"]
[Black "Sumar, Julio"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E61h"]
[EventDate "1964.??.??"]
[Source ""]

1.c4 Nf6 2.d4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.g3 O-O 5.Bg2 d6 6.e3 Nbd7 7.Nge2 e5 8. O-O Re8 9.Qc2 exd4 10.exd4 c6 11.Bf4 Nf8 12.d5 cxd5 13.cxd5 Bf5 14. Qb3 Nh5 15.Be3 Qd7 16.Rfe1 Bh3 17.Bh1 h6 18.Rac1 Re7 19.Nb5 a6 20.Rc7 Qd8 21.Rxe7 Qxe7 22.Nbc3 Re8 23.Bf3 Be5 24.Bxh6 Qf6 25.Ne4 Qf5 26.Ng5 Bd4 27.Nxh3 Qxh3 28.Qa4 Bxf2+ 29.Kxf2 Qxh2+ 30.Bg2 Re5 31.Bf4 Nxf4 32.Qxf4 Nd7 33.Qd2 Nc5 34.Qd4 Ne4+ 35.Kf3 Qh5+ 36.g4 Qh4 37.Rh1 Qf6+ 38.Nf4 g5 0-1

White was winning at this critical point in the game (move 33):

(White to move: pre-move 32.Qh4xNf4 Nf8-d7)

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  HeMateMe: "Seeing Me and Julio, down at the SU-mar."

Kinda catchy?

May-25-15  zanzibar: Don't ever change <HMM>, don't ever change.
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  OhioChessFan: Don't give up your day job.
May-26-15  zanzibar: Sumar's results from the <1964 Olympiad>, courtesy of the great site, <OlimpBase>:

It gives the Nilsson game as R8. It looks as if all of Sumar's games are available from that tournament.

Wonder when I can just submit an entire tournament PGN to <CG> for uploading?

(The other site, given in my previous post above, also gives Sumar's R9 win on board 2 against Cuba - but they give the opponent as Peres, unlike OlimpBase, who gives it as Perez Perez).

May-26-15  zanzibar: The R9 game is also fun... again Sumar plays into a critical position being worse:

<Sumar--Perez Perez; Tel Aviv olm (1964)>

(Black to move: pre-move 33...Qd2-c3 34.d5-d6)

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White has given up two pawns to get a passer. Black has two moves to keep the advantage, but instead plays 34...f4?

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