Brazilian Chess Championship
Following are the official winners of the national Brazilian Chess Championships from 1927 to date.
The 1998 championship was held 9–19 December in Itabirito, Minas Gerais State. The field of sixteen played a series of two-game single elimination matches to determine the finalists. Rafael Leitão defeated Giovanni Vescovi in the four-game final match, winning the first game and drawing the remaining three.
- The Week in Chess #215 The Week in Chess Published 21 December 1998
- 1995 Crosstable from chess.gr
- 2007 from TWIC
- Freiberger, Igor (30 December 2008), André Diamant wins Brazilian Championship 2008, chessbase.com, retrieved 2009-01-02