Joaquim Durão

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
IM Joaquim Durão playing at the 2009 International Tournament at Figueira da Foz

Joaquim Manuel Durão (25 October 1930 – 21 May 2015) was a Portuguese chess player.[1] An International Master since 1975,[1] he was 13 times Portuguese champion, represented his country in ten Chess Olympiads,[2] and was president of the Portuguese Chess Federation.[3]

He remained active until 2015.

He was born in Lisbon.[1]

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 101, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Joaquim Manuel Durão".
  3. ^ "Morreu o mestre internacional de xadrez Joaquim Durão - Desporto - DN". DN (in Portuguese).

External links[edit]