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Rafael Cintron
Number of games in database: 45
Years covered: 1929 to 1958
Overall record: +5 -27 =13 (25.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-15-1895, 126 years old) Puerto Rico

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Rafael Cintron Ramos was unofficial Puerto Rican champion from 1920 to 1935. The first official championship of Puerto Rico was held in 1936 and was won by Rafael. He was the official Puerto Rican champion from 1936 to 1947, from 1948 to 1952, and from 1953 to 1954.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Fox vs R Cintron  1-0291929Bradley BeachD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. R Cintron vs Marshall 0-1411929Bradley BeachD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. R Cintron vs A Kevitz  0-1421929Bradley BeachE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
4. R Cintron vs H R Bigelow 1-0371929Bradley BeachD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Alekhine vs R Cintron 1-0191929Bradley BeachD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. R Cintron vs I S Turover  0-1301929Bradley BeachB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
7. R Cintron vs L Steiner  0-1541929Bradley BeachC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. Kupchik vs R Cintron  1-0521929Bradley BeachA15 English
9. H Steiner vs R Cintron  0-1321929Bradley BeachE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. Alekhine vs R Cintron 1-0461933Exhibition MatchA22 English
11. R Cintron vs Alekhine 0-1271933Exhibition MatchD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Alekhine vs R Cintron 1-0271933Exhibition MatchD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. R Cintron vs Alekhine 0-1391933Exhibition MatchA47 Queen's Indian
14. Capablanca vs R Cintron 1-0261934San Juan casualB44 Sicilian
15. Kashdan vs R Cintron  1-0211936San Juan internationalE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
16. R Cintron vs A Powers  ½-½611946Yankton International TournamentE12 Queen's Indian
17. R Cintron vs M Colon Romero  0-1421946Yankton International TournamentE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
18. H Berliner vs R Cintron  1-0481946Yankton International TournamentC10 French
19. W M Byland vs R Cintron  ½-½411946Yankton International TournamentC02 French, Advance
20. R Cintron vs F Planas Garcia  ½-½421946Yankton International TournamentE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
21. R Cintron vs L E Marquez  ½-½391946Yankton International TournamentD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
22. A Margolis vs R Cintron  ½-½301946Yankton International TournamentD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Maurice Rosenthal vs R Cintron  0-139194950th US OpenA17 English
24. J Piatigorsky vs R Cintron  1-052195253rd US OpenC10 French
25. R Cintron vs R Brieger  0-129195253rd US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
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  Benzol: <WMD> The wait is over! <> Thankyou!
Sep-20-04  Lawrence: Is this the guy who was playing in the Pennsylvania Seniors yesterday!?!
Nov-18-08  AAAAron: I'll say one thing for sure, this guy loses to the best.
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  whiteshark: <Rafael Cintron>

Birthdate 15-Oct-1895
Nationality PUR
Olympiad team 1958-1964-1970.

In 1933 he lost an exhibition match against Aljechin -4/+0/=0 in San Juan.

Aug-21-13  jerseybob: Lawrence: Different Rafael Cintron
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  stoy: Amazing: he has games against Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe & Botvinnik in this data base.
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  MissScarlett: There's not many who can boast a perfect record against four world champions.
Oct-15-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Rafael Cintron!

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