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ER
18-03-2021, 02:40 PM
happy birthday and many healthy and creative returns to my favourite Oscar - after Wilde of course!
Oscar Panno
Argentine chess grandmaster Oscar Panno was born in Buenos Aires (capital of Argentina) on March 17th, 1935 and is 86 years old today.

Capablanca-Fan
18-03-2021, 06:03 PM
The second World Junior Champion in 1953, the first native Argentinian to become a GM, which he did by qualifying for the Candidates by third in the 1955 interzonal with a 2755 performance according to Chessmetrics (http://www.chessmetrics.com/cm/CM2/PlayerProfile.asp?Params=199510SSSSS3S097461197501 111000000000000010100), which calculates that he reached his peak rank of 18th in the world. He had wins over Korchnoi (https://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1082163)and Spassky (https://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1128337).

MichaelBaron
18-03-2021, 07:20 PM
happy birthday and many healthy and creative returns to my favourite Oscar - after Wilde of course!
Oscar Panno
Argentine chess grandmaster – Oscar Panno was born in Buenos Aires (capital of Argentina) on March 17th, 1935 and is 86 years old today.

He played amazingly in the 1955 interzonal!

Adamski
18-03-2021, 07:24 PM
Hb!