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Giorgio Porreca
Number of games in database: 109
Years covered: 1950 to 1980
Overall record: +44 -34 =31 (54.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-30-1927, died Jan-05-1988, 60 years old) Italy

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Giorgio Porreca was born in Naples. Awarded the IM title in 1957 and IMC title in 1975, he won the Italian Championship in 1950 (after a play-off) and 1956.

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 109  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Porreca vs A Siveri  1-0451950ITA-chD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. G Primavera vs G Porreca  1-0461950ITA-chA90 Dutch
3. G Porreca vs V Nestler  1-0331950ITA-chD85 Grunfeld
4. G Porreca vs M Napolitano  1-0441950ITA-chE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
5. E Paoli vs G Porreca  ½-½481950ITA-chC47 Four Knights
6. V Ceccato vs G Porreca  ½-½331950ITA-chC42 Petrov Defense
7. G Porreca vs D Postpischl  1-0431950ITA-chD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. G Porreca vs P G Ricci  1-0461950ITA-chA40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A M Giustolisi vs G Porreca  ½-½461950ITA-chD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. V Castaldi vs G Porreca  ½-½241950ITA-chA15 English
11. G Porreca vs N Engalicev  1-0261950ITA-chD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. C Staldi vs G Porreca  0-1761950ITA-chA47 Queen's Indian
13. H Mueller vs G Porreca  0-1221950Dubrovnik olmA04 Reti Opening
14. G Porreca vs T van Scheltinga ½-½731950Dubrovnik olmD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. G Porreca vs R Flores Alvarez  0-1381950Dubrovnik olmD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
16. G Porreca vs Guimard 0-1321950Dubrovnik olmA95 Dutch, Stonewall
17. Eigil Pedersen vs G Porreca  ½-½241950Dubrovnik olmC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. A Dunkelblum vs G Porreca  0-1351950Dubrovnik olmA13 English
19. G Porreca vs K S Ojanen  ½-½401950Dubrovnik olmE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
20. G Porreca vs Rellstab  0-1381950Dubrovnik olmD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Morcken vs G Porreca  0-1341950Dubrovnik olmE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. Pirc vs G Porreca  1-0271950Dubrovnik olmA04 Reti Opening
23. P Panagopoulos vs G Porreca  0-1401950Dubrovnik olmE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
24. G Porreca vs M Zapata Vinces  1-0351950Dubrovnik olmE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. D Andric vs G Porreca  ½-½751952BelgradeB06 Robatsch
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Aug-31-04  Leviathan: One of the greatest italian theoreticians of the 20th century.

IM in both tournament and correspondance play, he beccame Italian national champion 8 times between 1950 and 1973.

He wrote many books, especially about the openings (he wrote manuals about the Orthodox defense, the Gioco Piano and the Frenc defense)

Giorgio Porreca died on 1988 at the age of 61

Aug-30-06  BIDMONFA: Giorgio Porreca

PORRECA, Giorgio

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† January 5, 1988

"Porreca had a deep knowledge of chess theory and wrote many books on the subject that were popular in Italy. He had a university degree in Russian language and Russian literature and translated into Italian many Russian chess books. He founded and directed until his death the Italian chess magazine Scacco!, published in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, a town near Naples. He was a lover and expert of endgame studies, editing for many years the special section on studies of the magazine Scacco!." ibidem


Oct-25-14  ljfyffe: Porreca came fifth in the World Correspondence
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