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Roman Toran Albero
  
Number of games in database: 335
Years covered: 1948 to 1975
Last FIDE rating: 2445

Overall record: +95 -89 =151 (50.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E75 E63 E69 E94 E67
 Sicilian (17) 
    B93 B67 B64 B45 B57
 English (12) 
    A14 A15 A13 A16
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
    A21 A22 A25
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C90 C97 C96 C85 C76
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B32 B92 B36 B35 B93
 King's Indian (42) 
    E94 E90 E61 E81 E91
 Sicilian Dragon (18) 
    B36 B75 B72 B39 B35
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C66 C97 C62 C77 C65
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B92 B90 B93 B95 B91
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A40 A45 E10 A46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Toran Albero vs O'Kelly, 1967 1-0
   Korchnoi vs R Toran Albero, 1969 0-1
   Matulovic vs R Toran Albero, 1967 0-1
   T van Scheltinga vs R Toran Albero, 1960 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Palma de Mallorca (1967)
   Palma de Mallorca (1966)
   Palma de Mallorca (1968)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Havana 1952 by crawfb5
   1956 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww


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ROMAN TORAN ALBERO
(born Oct-08-1931, died Oct-01-2005, 73 years old) Spain

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Román Torán Albero was born in Gijón. He was Spanish champion in 1951 and 1953, and awarded the IM title in 1954. He was FIDE vice president from 1982 until 1990.

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 336  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Jacobo Bolbochan vs R Toran Albero  ½-½331948ARG-ESP radio mD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. J Mangini vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951Punta del Este 5152B10 Caro-Kann
3. J Canepa vs R Toran Albero  ½-½321951Punta del Este 5152A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
4. Torrens vs R Toran Albero  0-1261951MadridB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. A Medina Garcia vs R Toran Albero  ½-½251951MadridB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
6. E Canal vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951MadridB50 Sicilian
7. R Toran Albero vs A M Giustolisi  ½-½451951MadridA04 Reti Opening
8. R Kalkstein vs R Toran Albero  0-1251951Punta del Este 5152B72 Sicilian, Dragon
9. R Toran Albero vs Letelier  ½-½271951Punta del Este 5152C49 Four Knights
10. H Steiner vs R Toran Albero  0-1341951MadridE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
11. F J Perez Perez vs R Toran Albero  1-0461951MadridB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. R Toran Albero vs Pilnik  ½-½581951MadridD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
13. R Toran Albero vs A Pomar Salamanca  1-0421951MadridB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. R Toran Albero vs H Corral  1-0261951Punta del Este 5152B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
15. J Enevoldsen vs R Toran Albero  0-1561951MadridB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
16. R Toran Albero vs O Bernstein  ½-½231951MadridA04 Reti Opening
17. L Roux Cabral vs R Toran Albero  ½-½611951Punta del Este 5152E90 King's Indian
18. R Toran Albero vs J M Fuentes  1-0641951MadridB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
19. J Sanz vs R Toran Albero  ½-½281951MadridB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. R Toran Albero vs J de Moura  1-0361951MadridD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
21. R Toran Albero vs Grob  ½-½601951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
22. E German vs R Toran Albero  ½-½411951Punta del Este 5152A15 English
23. R Toran Albero vs Prins  0-1491951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
24. J Llado Lumbera vs R Toran Albero  1-0421951MadridB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
25. P Tramoyeres vs R Toran Albero  ½-½141951MadridD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 336  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-27-04  nikolaas: In Spain vs USA match in the 1958 Munich olympiadToran won against Bisguier on the third board. As soon as the American master resigned Toran said with a smile: "I am so happy, it's a nice present for my birthday!". "It's all right" - said his opponent politely - "today happens to be my birthday too"...
Oct-02-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  meloncio: Roman Torán died yesterday 1st October in Madrid. Moreover what it's writen in Chessgames Biography, he was many times a main member of the spanish chess olympic team, and became a very popular man of the spanish chess world being President of the Spanish Chess Federation from 1984 to 1997. RIPA.

If you can read spanish, take a look here: http://www.feda.org/index.htm

Oct-06-05  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Roman's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/tora.html
Jan-26-06  BIDMONFA: Roman Toran Albero

TORAN, Roman
Died 1 october 2005
http://www.bidmonfa.com/toran_roman...
_

Oct-08-09  Abdooss: <nikolaas> you are right! They really shared the same birthday.. Oct 8th.. Bisguier in 1929 and Albero in 1931..
Oct-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: There's an article in NIC 1990 no. 5. He played five times in Corus, http://www.coruschess.com/players.p...

Author of "La defensa holandesa", http://ocioyajedrez.com/defensa-hol..., and "Bronstein: El Genio Del Ajedrez Moderno", Madrid 1957.

FIDE vice president 1982-1990.

http://www.ajedrezmarmenor.es/Jose_...

Jan-05-10  Eastfrisian: As I know, his hobby was to collect stamps.
Oct-08-12  bachiller: His second name, Albero, sounds like a typical spanish term, as it means both the bullring and the sand used for it.
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