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Mauricio Flores Ríos

Full name Mauricio Flores Rios
Country Chile
Born September 10, 1990
Valparaiso, Chile
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2537 (September 2013)

Mauricio Flores Rios (born September 10, 1990, in Valparaiso) is a Chilean chess player who holds the Grandmaster title. As of January 2015 he has a FIDE rating of 2531, is number 1 in Chile among active players.

In 2009 Mauricio Flores Rios moved to Brownsville, Texas after being recruited by the University of Texas at Brownsville. He represented Brownsville at the Final Four (President's Cup) of 2009, 2010 and 2011, as well as the Pan-American Intercollegiate of 2009-2012.

In 2015, Flores Rios published the book Chess Structures - a Grandmaster Guide, providing a study of the 28 most recurring pawn structures in chess practice.


He played for Chile in three Chess Olympiads.


Notable games