Jorge Rubinetti, Argentine chess master, Died at 71

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Jorge Alberto Rubinetti was born on March 31, 1945, in Buenos Aires, and died on September 19, 2016.

He was an Argentine international chess master.

Rubinetti won the Argentine Chess Championship four times and competed at eight Chess Olympiads.

Jorge Rubinetti also played in two Interzonals in 1970 and 1982.

He participated in the “World Championship of the Youth” in The Hague, Holland, in 1961.

Jorge Rubinetti was Argentine Champion “under 20” in 1962.

Rubinetti was “Metropolitan Champion” for the city of Buenos Aires in 1965.

Rubinetti was a four-time winner of the Absolute Argentine Chess Championship (Buenos Aires 1971, La Plata 1982 (five players tied for first place, but he won the playoff), Buenos Aires 1988, and Buenos Aires 1991.

Jorge Rubinetti received the “Olimpia de Plata” in 1988 (Prize awarded by “Circulo de Periodistas Deportivos” each year for the best player in each discipline).

Jorge Rubinetti obtained a FIDE grandmaster norm in 1991.

Rubinetti has been a chess professor at the Jockey Club of Buenos Aires since September 1993.

Jorge Rubinetti passed away at 71 years old.