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Birthday of IM Michael A Rahal (10-viii-1970)

August 10

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Birthday of IM Michael

Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal (PC-DVD)
Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit – Michael Rahal (PC-DVD)
(10-viii-1970)

Michael Anthony Rahal was born in Aldershot, Hampshire to Spanish parents. His mother’s maiden name is Vives Escoda.
Previously the strongest player from Aldershot may have been Michael Antony Pagden.

He became a FIDE Master in 1994 and an International Master in 1999.

His peak FIDE rating was 2431 in January 2005.

He is a Spanish resident.

Here is his YouTube Channel

His handle on the Internet Chess Club is “mikerahal”

An interview with Michael in Spanish.

With the white pieces Michael prefers the Spanish(!) Opening

With the black pieces Michael plays the French Winawer and the Classical Dutch.

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