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The Life and Chess Games of Carlos Torre: Mexico's First Grandmaster

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Mexico’s First Grandmaster – The Genius of Carlos Torre! This book is offered to chessplayers and enthusiasts of all Spanish-speaking countries as an homage to one of the greatest Latin American chess players of all time: Grandmaster Carlos Torre Repetto, originally from Yucatan, Mexico. In recognition of Torre’s formidable accomplishments and triumphs during the years 1924-1926, the Federation Internationale Des Echecs (FIDE, the International Chess Federation) in 1977 bestowed on Torre the title of International Grandmaster. This is a collection of 105 well-annotated games by Torre against the strongest players of his time. You are invited to enjoy and learn from Torre’s great games, his beautiful combinations and his strategic and tactical concepts. The original print edition has not been available for over a decade, but it is now being re-released as an eBook.

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