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Raul Sanguineti
R Sanguineti 

Number of games in database: 490
Years covered: 1949 to 1978
Highest rating achieved in database: 2505
Overall record: +204 -75 =211 (63.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B62 B40 B43 B31 B39
 Ruy Lopez (31) 
    C84 C78 C97 C92 C99
 English (30) 
    A15 A17 A14 A10 A13
 King's Indian (29) 
    E90 E99 E60 E73 E75
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C84 C97 C92 C98 C99
 English, 1 c4 c5 (17) 
    A30 A36 A37 A34 A39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B46 B32 B31 B83 B44
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C67 C66 C65 C77 C96
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E53 E54 E43 E46 E32
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D86 D94 D82 D85 D80
 English (15) 
    A15 A16 A10 A13 A12
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E16 E14 E15 E12 E17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Sanguineti vs Fischer, 1959 1-0
   R Sanguineti vs G Puiggros, 1957 1-0
   R Sanguineti vs K Rogoff, 1976 1-0
   R Sanguineti vs Najdorf, 1956 1-0
   R Sanguineti vs A Matanovic, 1958 1/2-1/2
   Portisch vs R Sanguineti, 1976 0-1
   R Sanguineti vs Huebner, 1976 1/2-1/2
   Smyslov vs R Sanguineti, 1966 1/2-1/2
   Gulko vs R Sanguineti, 1976 1/2-1/2
   Smejkal vs R Sanguineti, 1976 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Varna Olympiad qual-4 (1962)
   Fortaleza Zonal (1975)
   Argentine Championship (1974)
   Club Argentino (1977)
   Sao Paulo (1979)
   Argentine Championship (1973)
   Rio de Janeiro Zonal (1957)
   Mar del Plata (1958)
   Mar del Plata (1956)
   Varna Olympiad Final-A (1962)
   Argentine Championship (1955)
   Lima (1959)
   Argentine Championship (1975)
   Mar del Plata (1957)
   Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Mar del Plata 1959 by suenteus po 147
   Santiago 1959 by suenteus po 147

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(born Feb-02-1933, died Aug-06-2000, 67 years old) Argentina

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Raul C Sanguineti was born in Parana, Argentina. Awarded the IM title in 1957 and an Honorary GM title in 1982, he has won the Argentinian Championship seven times in 1956, 1957, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1973 and 1974. Apart from two interzonals, Portoroz 1958 and Biel 1976, he has taken part in very few tournaments in Europe. However, he has played in great tournaments many times in South America and his best results was Champion of South America at Fortaleza, zt 1975 and 1st at Buenos Aires in 1977 (+7, =3, -0). He has also played in a number of Olympiads.

Wikipedia article: Raúl Sanguineti

Last updated: 2020-04-21 11:44:51

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 490  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Sanguineti vs P Michel 1-0311949ParanaC11 French
2. R Sanguineti vs Eliskases  0-1581953ARG-chA07 King's Indian Attack
3. R Sanguineti vs Pachman  0-1281955Club ArgentinoE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
4. Szabo vs R Sanguineti 1-0401955Club ArgentinoA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
5. R Sanguineti vs P Trifunovic  ½-½271955Club ArgentinoA36 English
6. R Sanguineti vs P Martin  0-1381955Club ArgentinoA15 English
7. E Reinhardt vs R Sanguineti  ½-½541955Club ArgentinoB40 Sicilian
8. R Sanguineti vs J H Donner 1-0401955Club ArgentinoC50 Giuoco Piano
9. Ivkov vs R Sanguineti  1-0401955Club ArgentinoC66 Ruy Lopez
10. R Sanguineti vs R Toran Albero  ½-½351955Club ArgentinoB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
11. F Benko vs R Sanguineti  0-1541955Club ArgentinoD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. R Sanguineti vs Pilnik  ½-½291955Club ArgentinoB20 Sicilian
13. A Bisguier vs R Sanguineti 1-0231955Club ArgentinoC77 Ruy Lopez
14. R Sanguineti vs H Rossetto  1-0711955Club ArgentinoE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
15. A Esposito vs R Sanguineti  1-0351955Club ArgentinoD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. R Sanguineti vs Panno  1-0441955Club ArgentinoA53 Old Indian
17. L Lipiniks vs R Sanguineti  0-1541955Club ArgentinoE46 Nimzo-Indian
18. R Sanguineti vs C Guimard  ½-½191955Club ArgentinoA13 English
19. Gligoric vs R Sanguineti 1-0411955Club ArgentinoD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. R Sanguineti vs L Marini  0-1461955Argentine ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
21. R Sanguinetti vs R Sanguineti  0-1271955Argentine ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. R Sanguineti vs J Pelikan  1-0531955Argentine ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
23. H Rossetto vs R Sanguineti  0-1421955Argentine ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
24. R Sanguineti vs C J Corte  1-0501955Argentine ChampionshipA22 English
25. R Sanguineti vs E Dodero  1-0351955Argentine ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 490  PGN Download
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Aug-26-03  Ribeiro: Thanks,!
Feb-03-06  BIDMONFA: Raul Sanguineti


Feb-03-06  yoozum: A bloody good player.
Feb-03-08  brankat: One of those masters who, for their own different reasons, never fully extended himself. Still, he had left us some fine chess games.

Happy Birthday Mr.Sanguinetti!

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  Benzol: Is Renato Sanguineti related at all or a completely different player altogether?
Feb-03-08  brankat: <Benzol> I think Renato Sanguineti is a different player, an older one. Perhaps a father or an uncle.

Also, there is probably mistake with the first 3 games listed above. I think they are Renato's.

You will notice:

-- The games were played between 1945-47, then a gap of 7 years.

-- RAUL Sanguuineti was 12-13 years old at the time. It is highly unlikely he was playing Najdorf and J.Bolbochan in Mar del Plata at that age.

-- At the same time RENATO Sanguineti was active consistently 1944-1950, while competing with the likes of Najdorf, Pilnik, Eliskases, Euwe, Gligoric, Rosetto, Bolbochan.

-- Also, it is quite likely, that the last game played by RENATO, listed on his page here, is actually the one against Gligoric, 1950.

-- Then there is a 5 year gap. The last 2 listed were most likely RAUL'S games. By that time he was in full stride.

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  Benzol: <brankat> Thanks. You may be right. I wonder whether <von Krolock> would know for sure?
Feb-03-08  brankat: <Benzol> Yes, <vonKrolock> may know. The Sanguinetis were from his neighborhood :-)
Feb-03-08  vonKrolock: <Benzol, brankat> Sure they are two differents <R. Sanguineti>. Much more references to Raúl, for instance in the statistics of Nice to discover he was born in Paraná - therefore a 'paranaense' like myself, but this can be somewhat misleading, because the argentinian city is not that closely related to the brasilian State - not like the sister cities of Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil and Puerto Iguazú in Argentina :)
Feb-03-08  Calli: An additional complication is a third player. Jorge Sanguineti is listed, for instance, as the player in R Sanguineti vs Eliskases, 1953 by Chessbase.
Feb-03-08  Caissanist: <One of those masters who, for their own different reasons, never fully extended himself. Still, he had left us some fine chess games.>

Well, you could say pretty much the same thing about most of South America's best players from the last century. Unless they were willing and able to live in Europe most of the time, or wealthy enough to buy lots of expensive plane tickets, there just wasn't any way for them to get enough games against top competition.

May-01-09  Augalv:
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  Penguincw: R.I.P. <Raul Sanguineti>.
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  Gottschalk: [Event "?"]
[Site "Mar del Plata"]
[Date "1965.??.??"]
[White "Sanguinetti,Raul"]
[Black "Palermo,Vicente"]
[Round "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C81"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O
Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Qe2
Nc5 10. Rd1 Nxb3 11. axb3 Qc8 12. c4 bxc4 13. bxc4
dxc4 14. Nbd2 Be7 15. Nxc4 O-O 16. Qe4 Nb4 17. Nd6
cxd6 18. Qxb4 Qc5 19. Qxc5 dxc5 20. Bg5 f6 21. exf6
gxf6 22. Bf4 Rfd8 23. h3 Bc4 24. Bc7 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1
Bb5 26. Nh4 Rc8 27. Ba5 Rc6 28. Nf5 Bf8 29. Rd8
Re6 30. Bc3 Kf7 31. g4 Re8 32. Nd6+ Bxd6 33. Rxd6
Re6 34. Rd5 Rc6 35. f4 Bc4 36. Rh5 Kg8 37. Kf2
Bf7 38. Rf5 Kg7 39. h4 h6 40. h5 Be8 41. g5
hxg5 42. fxg5 Kh7 43. g6+ Kg7 44. Kg3 Bd7 45. Rxf6
Rxf6 46. Kh4 1-0

Oct-22-18  Jean Defuse: ...

A picture of Raúl Sanguineti:


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  Honza Cervenka: Does anybody know here, why Raul Sanguineti suddenly disappeared from international chess scene after 1977?
Aug-13-21  Z truth 000000001: <Honza> the following suggests he was still active in 1978:

(South African Open was held in Durban: 9.5/11)


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  Troller: <Raûl was very talented but lazy. Once I asked Panno how Raûl was doing: -Well, he is fine but his laziness keeps getting worse. Last time I saw him playing bridge in Club Argentino de Ajedrez he had brought a secretary to hold his cards.>

Bent Larsen 2007

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