Henrique Mecking

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Birthday
23, 1952
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Brazilian chess master who dominated in his own country in the 1970s and did very well in international competition.

Before Fame

He was the first Brazilian to become a Grandmaster, when he achieved the ranking in 1971.

Trivia

His nickname is Mequinho and he won the Interzonals of Petropolis 1973 and Manila 1976.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil.

Associated With

He, alongside Eugenio Torre, was an example of chess popularity on the rise worldwide.