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Damian Reca
Number of games in database: 34
Years covered: 1921 to 1930
Overall record: +12 -9 =13 (54.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1894, died May-04-1937, 42 years old) Argentina

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Damián M. Reca was Argentine Champion in 1921, 1923, 1924, and 1925. Sub-champion of South America (jointly) at Montevideo 1925 [brasilbase-1]. He passed away in Buenos Aires in 1937.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 34  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Reca vs V Fernandez Coria  ½-½3319211st South American Championship 1921/22C66 Ruy Lopez
2. J de Souza Mendes vs D Reca  1-01919211st South American Championship 1921/22B12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. H Anaya Oger vs D Reca  ½-½3019211st South American Championship 1921/22D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. D Reca vs J Montalban  1-02919221st South American Championship 1921/22C10 French
5. A A Barbosa de Oliveira vs D Reca  0-13719221st South American Championship 1921/22B12 Caro-Kann Defense
6. D Reca vs J Berasain  ½-½2119221st South American Championship 1921/22D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. L Palau vs D Reca  ½-½3419221st South American Championship 1921/22D00 Queen's Pawn Game
8. D Reca vs R Grau 0-11719221st South American Championship 1921/22C30 King's Gambit Declined
9. J De Freitas vs D Reca  ½-½3019221st South American Championship 1921/22C66 Ruy Lopez
10. R Werneck de Castro vs D Reca  ½-½2719221st South American Championship 1921/22D67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
11. D Reca vs R Illa  0-14219221st South American Championship 1921/22D64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
12. D Reca vs J Lynch  1-05219221st South American Championship 1921/22D02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. B H Villegas vs D Reca  0-16119221st South American Championship 1921/22D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Reti vs D Reca  ½-½381924MatchA15 English
15. D Reca vs Reti  0-1191924MatchA48 King's Indian
16. D Reca vs Reti 0-1321924MatchA57 Benko Gambit
17. D Reca vs H Mattison ½-½691924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
18. K Sterk vs D Reca  ½-½291924Paris Unofficial OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
19. D Reca vs Hromadka  ½-½401924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
20. D Reca vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-1661924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
21. K Skalicka vs D Reca  0-1451924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA05 Reti Opening
22. G Davidescu vs D Reca  0-1311924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA84 Dutch
23. D Reca vs J Schulz Sr  0-1461924Paris Unofficial OlympiadB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
24. D Reca vs E Voellmy  ½-½501924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
25. D Reca vs F Jonet  1-0371924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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May-01-09  Augalv:
Dec-26-13  BIDMONFA: Damian Reca

RECA, Damian M.

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  Telemus: Capablanca awarded a brilliancy price to this game, which was played in the autum 1922 in the national championship.

[Event "Championship"]
[Site "Buenos Aires ARG"]
[Date "1922.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Damian Reca"]
[Black "Luis Argentino Palau"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D62"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[Source "Algemeen Handelsblad, 10 March 1923"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. Nc3 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 c5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Rd1 c4 10. Be2 a6 11. Ne5 Re8 12. O-O b5 13. Bf3 Bb7 14. Qf5 b4 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Bxd5 Nxd5 17. Nxf7 Qa5 18. Qe6 h5 19. Ne5+ Kh8 20. Qxd7 Bxg5 21. Nf7+ Kg8 22. Nxg5 Nf6 23. Qf7+ Kh8 24. h4 Qxa2 25. e4 Qxb2 26. e5 1-0

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  perfidious: Was this player's relatively early demise due, perhaps, to being a home Reca?

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