Joaquim Durão

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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]

References[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". olimpbase.org.
  3. ^ "Morreu o mestre internacional de xadrez Joaquim Durão - Desporto - DN". DN (in Portuguese).

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