Eugenio Torre

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Birthday
4, 1951
Birthplace
Philippines
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Philippines

About

Widely considered to be the greatest Filipino chess player of all time.

Before Fame

He became the first Asian player to qualify as a Grandmaster in 1974 by winning a silver medal at that years's Chess Olympiads in Nice, France.

Trivia

He was close friends with chess legend Bobby Fischer and he served as Fischer's second in the 1992 World championship against Boris Spassky in Yugoslavia.

Family Life

He grew up in The Philippines.

Associated With

He was a close friend and competitor of Bobby Fischer.