Celso Golmayo Zúpide

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Celso Golmayo y Zúpide (24 April 1820, Logroño, Spain – 1 April 1898, Havana)[1] was a Spanish–Cuban chess master.[2]

Celso Golmayo y Zúpide.

He had been generally accepted as Cuban champion since his 1862 match defeat of Félix Sicre.[3] He took part in the famous Paris 1867 tournament where he tied for 7–8th (Ignatz von Kolisch won).[4]

In matches, he won against Paul Morphy 3 : 2 at Havana 1864 (blind simultan., Morphy gave odds of a knight);[5] lost to Gustav Neumann 0 : 3 in Paris in 1867; lost twice to Wilhelm Steinitz 2 : 9 in 1883 and 0 : 5 in 1888; won twice against Andrés Clemente Vázquez 7 : 0 in 1887 and 7 : 4 in 1890; lost thrice to George Henry Mackenzie 3 : 6 and 0.5 : 5.5 in 1887; and 4.5 : 7.5 in 1888; lost to Joseph Henry Blackburne 4 : 6 in 1891; and lost to Emanuel Lasker 0.5 : 2.5 in 1893, all in Havana.[6]

Celso Golmayo y Zúpide was the father of Celso Golmayo y de la Torriente and Manuel Golmayo y de la Torriente.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 143, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6 
  2. ^ "Celso Fidel Golmayo y Zupide - Riojanos Ilustres". Valvanera.com. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Immortal but Unknown by Edward Winter". Chesshistory.com. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  4. ^ "Major Chess Matches and Tournaments of the 19th century". .sympatico.ca. Archived from the original on 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  5. ^ "Edo Historical Chess Ratings". Edochess.ca. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  6. ^ "Welcome to the Chessmetrics site". Chessmetrics.com. 2005-03-26. Archived from the original on 2006-04-14. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Jacques Mate, p. 86, 1971  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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