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Ignazio Calvi
I Calvi 
Number of games in database: 8
Years covered: 1842 to 1844
Overall record: +4 -3 =1 (56.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C45 Scotch Game (2 games)

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(born Jan-21-1797, died Aug-17-1872, 75 years old) Italy

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Ignazio Calvi became a political refugee in France, spending some 14 years there. During that time he became a leading player at the Cafe De La Regence and drew a match with Lionel Adalbert Bagration Felix Kieseritsky (+7, =1, -7) in 1845. He was also a study composer. In 1848 he finally returned to Italy joined the army and retired with the rank of major in 1862. He then became a pharmacist.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kieseritzky vs I Calvi 1-0361842Paris 1_mC39 King's Gambit Accepted
2. I Calvi vs Kieseritzky 0-1201842MatchC42 Petrov Defense
3. I Calvi vs Kieseritzky 1-0271842MatchC45 Scotch Game
4. I Calvi vs Kieseritzky 1-0331842MatchC45 Scotch Game
5. Kieseritzky vs I Calvi 0-1411842MatchD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. I Calvi vs Kieseritzky 0-1531842MatchC53 Giuoco Piano
7. I Calvi vs Kieseritzky ½-½561842MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
8. Kieseritzky vs I Calvi 0-1541844Paris m/1C34 King's Gambit Accepted
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Nov-24-06  Karpova: This guy didn't have a boring life!

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Ignazio Calvi.
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