Pablo Ricardi

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Pablo Ricardi
Full name Pablo Ricardi
Country  Argentina
Born (1962-02-25) February 25, 1962 (age 55)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Title Grandmaster (1997)
FIDE rating 2479 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2554 (January 2001)

Pablo Ricardi (born 25 February 1962, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine chess grandmaster.[1]

He won the Argentine Chess Championship five times (1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, and 1999), and was a sub-champion in 2005.[2] He also won or shared first at La Paz 1987 (Pan American Chess Championship), Buenos Aires 1991 (Seventh International Konex Master Chess Open Tournament),[3] Villa Gesell 1996, Buenos Aires 2003, and Santiago de Chile 2006.[4]

Ricardi played eleven times for Argentina in Chess Olympiads, from 1984 to 2006. He twice represented Argentina in Panamerican Team Chess Championship, and won team gold medal at Villa Gesell 1985, team silver medal at Cascavel 1995, and two individual gold medals there.[5]

He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1985.[6]

Konex Foundation granted him the Platinum Konex Award in 2000 as the most important chess player of the decade.


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