García de la Banda, Francisco (1955)

Paco García de la Banda (left). Picture by El Apuron (2010 – https://bit.ly/2IA2ujn).

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Paco
Alias: –

 

 

GENERAL INFO

Description: Paco García de la Banda is one of the greatest international sportsmen of mind sports. It occupies the 25th place in the historical medalist of the Mind Sports Olympiad, with ten gold medals, thirteen silver medals and eleven bronzes. He is a Pentamind and Creative Thinking World Champion, International Master in seven different games and Candidate Master in three others. In addition, he is eight times Spanish Go champion and a strong Chess player. He is the founder of the project Learning Playing La Palma, which teaches many mind games to young people, and has worked in advertising and marketing for 25 years.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Advertising and Marketing. Strategic Thinking Monitor for Children.
Place of Birth / Death: Santander, Cantabria. Spain.
Country Tags: Spain.
Centuries: XX-XXI Title: Pentamind & Creative Thinking World Champion (2010)
World Champion: – School: –
Styles: – Chess Olympiads: –

 

IN MUSICHESS

Articles: 1 (http://musichess.com/musichess-en-la-revista-ajedrez-social-y-terapeutico/)
Tournaments: 1st MS Classics Chess&Go (I Open MindSports MusiChess) 8.5/10 (1st place)
Ranking & Titles: 2148 (provisional) – Mind Sports MusiChess. Title5* C&G (Chess&Go)
Fictional stories (MC Universe): No
Music Composers vs. Chess Players: No

 

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