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Octavio Troianescu
  
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1947 to 1971

Overall record: +34 -66 =44 (38.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B23 B62 B43 B50 B46
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C85 C64 C75 C91 C77
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D46 D47
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B11 B14
 King's Indian (4) 
    E61 E90 E60
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
    A07
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E56 E54 E24 E45 E59
 Sicilian (12) 
    B58 B93 B51 B88 B91
 King's Indian (11) 
    E64 E95 E62 E91 E61
 French Defense (7) 
    C05 C15 C17 C01 C03
 English (4) 
    A16 A15
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D49 D45 D46 D43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Troianescu vs Wade, 1954 1-0
   O Troianescu vs F Koberl, 1950 1/2-1/2
   O Troianescu vs Velimirovic, 1971 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bucharest (1954)
   Netanya (1968)
   Budapest (1952)


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OCTAVIO TROIANESCU
(born Feb-04-1916, died Oct-08-1980, 64 years old) Romania

[what is this?]
Octavio Troianescu was born in Cernauti, Romania (then part of Austria-Hungary). Awarded the IM title in 1950 he was Romanian champion in 1946, 1954, 1956, 1957, and 1968. He passed away in Bucharest in 1980.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Troianescu vs Szabo 0-1231947SofiaC00 French Defense
2. Gligoric vs O Troianescu  1-05219472nd Balkaniad (men)D28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. O Troianescu vs Golombek  0-1471948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneB10 Caro-Kann
4. O Troianescu vs Yanofsky  1-0781948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. G Barcza vs O Troianescu 1-0231948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneA06 Reti Opening
6. Sajtar vs O Troianescu  ½-½391948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
7. Tartakower vs O Troianescu 0-1791948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
8. O Troianescu vs Pachman  0-1481949BucharestC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. O Troianescu vs T Florian  0-1221949BucharestB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
10. F Jenei vs O Troianescu  ½-½531949BucharestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. O Troianescu vs K Plater  1-0401949BucharestE90 King's Indian
12. P V Seimeanu vs O Troianescu  0-1261949BucharestC59 Two Knights
13. O Troianescu vs A Tarnowski  1-0501949BucharestC77 Ruy Lopez
14. O Troianescu vs E Arlamowski  1-0381950Przepiorka MemorialB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. O Troianescu vs Simagin  0-1401950Przepiorka MemorialD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. A Pytlakowski vs O Troianescu  1-0451950Przepiorka MemorialE91 King's Indian
17. O Troianescu vs I Grynfeld  1-0571950Przepiorka MemorialD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. C Kottnauer vs O Troianescu  0-1631950Przepiorka MemorialA34 English, Symmetrical
19. Szabo vs O Troianescu 1-0311950Przepiorka MemorialC05 French, Tarrasch
20. Foltys vs O Troianescu  ½-½411950Przepiorka MemorialB58 Sicilian
21. O Troianescu vs Averbakh  0-1371950Przepiorka MemorialC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
22. O Troianescu vs A Tarnowski  1-0551950Przepiorka MemorialD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. O Troianescu vs Taimanov  0-1311950Przepiorka MemorialD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. O Troianescu vs S Gawlikowski  1-0361950Przepiorka MemorialE10 Queen's Pawn Game
25. H Szapiel vs O Troianescu  ½-½401950Przepiorka MemorialA56 Benoni Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-04-06  BIDMONFA: Octavio Troianescu

TROIANESCU, Octavio
http://www.bidmonfa.com/troianescu_...
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Aug-22-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio in Polski:
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavi...

<Cernauti, Romania> in the cg.bio is a little "treasure":

<Czerniowce, Cernăuți, Tschernowitz, Tscherniwzi, Chernitvtsi, ...>

In 1916, Octavio's date of birth, the city was part of "Austria-Hungary" and when he was two years old, the Empire dissolved in 1918*, the city and its surrounding area became a part of the "Kingdom of Romania" (1881-1947). In 1940, Red Army occupied the area and it subsequently became a part of the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union. Romania liberated the city and much of southern Ukraine in 1941 as part of the Axis attack on the Soviet Union during World War II. When Axis forces were driven out by the Red Army, the city was occupied once again, and rejoined the Ukrainian SSR in 1944. At a age of thirty years <Octavio Troianescu> has already "seen" (I guess he and his family soon headed towards the heartland) massive cultural upheaval .... he shared that experience with a whole generation.

Since 1991, Chernitvtsi has been a part of independent western Ukraine located in the historic Northern Bukovyna region.

According to the latest All-Ukrainian population census in 2001, the population of Chernivtsi was approximately 236,700 people of 65 nationalities. Among them 4.4% Romanians. As a cultural and architectural center, Chernivtsi was dubbed as Little Vienna, Jerusalem upon the Prut and the European Alexandria!

* see "Treaty of Trianon" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty...

Feb-04-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Another player who died at 64, like Fischer, Staunton, Steinitz, Mednis, and Planinc.
Feb-04-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Octavio Troianescu.
Feb-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <FSR> Please dont say more ! I just turned 63 yesterday ;)

OTOH,many fine moments can occur in one year...

Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <moronovich> Not to worry! The "death at 64" thing only applies to players who are at least IMs.
Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <moronovich> and <FSR> Guess we can breathe a large sigh of relief that we are merely competent players and not titled, else that number of doom might well rise to haunt us.
Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: I have one IM norm,but now I am glad that it was all :)
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