Eugenio Torre

1951 - Today

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Eugenio "Eugene" Torre (born November 4, 1951) is a Filipino chess player. In 1974, at 22 years old, he became the first Asian to qualify for the title Grandmaster by winning the silver medal in the 21st Chess Olympiad in Nice, France. He is considered the strongest chess player the Philippines produced during the 1980s and 1990s, and played for the Philippines on board 1 in seventeen Chess Olympiads. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugenio Torre has received more than 147,144 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Eugenio Torre is the 217th most popular chess player, the 66th most popular biography from Philippines and the most popular Filipino Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Eugenio Torre ranks 217 out of 376Before him are Oleg Romanishin, Israel Albert Horowitz, Walter Browne, Andrei Sokolov, Tony Miles, and Joël Lautier. After him are Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Aloyzas Kveinys, Larry Evans, Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Alexander Chernin, and Peter Leko.

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Among people born in 1951, Eugenio Torre ranks 515Before him are Richard J. Terrile, Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, Ray Kennedy, Hiroshi Kato, Chris Frantz, and Yvonne Farrell. After him are Nikolay Merkushkin, Bill Walker, Steven Hawley, Nigel Havers, Lalla Ward, and Andy Thomas.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Eugenio Torre ranks 66 out of 96Before him are Mariano Trías (1868), Juan Ponce Enrile (1924), Rufino Santos (1908), Julio Rosales (1906), Gloria Diaz (1951), and Dolphy (1928). After him are Brillante Mendoza (1960), Leni Robredo (1965), Maria Ressa (1963), Jake Zyrus (1992), Miriam Defensor Santiago (1945), and Joey Santiago (1965).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Philippines

Among chess players born in Philippines, Eugenio Torre ranks 1After him are Arianne Caoili (1986) and Wesley So (1993).