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GM Eugene Torre Group

  • Philippines 
  • Formed: Aug 10, 2013
  • A group for the fans of GM EUGENIO "Eugene" TORRE. He is considered the strongest chess player the Philippines produced during the 1980s and 1990s. Board 1 player of the Philippines in eighteen World Chess Olympiads. In 1974, then twenty-two years old he became Asia's first Grandmaster by winning the silver medal in the Chess Olympiad held in Nice, France. In a tournament in Manila in1976, Torre beat then reigning world chess champion Anatoly Karpov in a game that has become part of Filipino chess history. Torre is a living chess legend. Anyone who wants to express his/her admiration to Torre's chess prowess and exploits, you can join this group and we can make Eugene Torre as one of our inspirations in playing chess.