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Stefano Rosselli del Turco
S Rosselli del Turco 
Number of games in database: 198
Years covered: 1901 to 1937

Overall record: +63 -87 =48 (43.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Vienna Opening (11) 
    C28 C25 C29 C26 C27
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    D05 A46 D02 D04 A40
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C10 C13 C01 C11
 Tarrasch Defense (7) 
    D32 D33
 King's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    C33 C37
 French (5) 
    C10 C11 C00 C13
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (15) 
    D51 D52 D63 D60 D67
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C75 C66 C84 C68 C65
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    D05 D02
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D37 D30 D31
 Slav (7) 
    D15 D11 D17 D18 D19
 King's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    C33 C38 C37 C39
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Tarrasch vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1925 0-1
   S Rosselli del Turco vs Alekhine, 1933 1/2-1/2
   S Rosselli del Turco vs Marshall, 1925 1/2-1/2
   J Araiza Munoz vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1928 0-1
   S Rosselli del Turco vs Gruenfeld, 1925 1/2-1/2
   S Rosselli del Turco vs Alekhine, 1925 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Abbazia (1912)
   Zurich (1934)
   Baden-Baden (1925)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Italian gems Part I by Karpova

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(born Jul-27-1877, died Aug-18-1947, 70 years old) Italy

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Stefano Rosselli del Turco was born in Florence. He was unofficial Italian champion in 1919, 1920 and 1922 and official champion in 1923 and 1931. He passed away in Florence in 1947.

Wikipedia article: Stefano Rosselli del Turco

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 198  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Reggio vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-04819012nd Congress USIC44 King's Pawn Game
2. S Rosselli del Turco vs B Vergani  1-06019012nd Congress USIC66 Ruy Lopez
3. Luigi Crosara vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-14619012nd Congress USIC45 Scotch Game
4. S Rosselli del Turco vs Salvatore Troya  1-04619012nd Congress USIC10 French
5. Felice Ascoli vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½3819012nd Congress USIC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. S Rosselli del Turco vs Giovanni Mari  0-14919012nd Congress USIB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. S Rosselli del Turco vs E Crespi Pozzi  1-05819012nd Congress USIC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
8. B Vergani vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-14119012nd Congress USIC45 Scotch Game
9. S Rosselli del Turco vs Felice Ascoli  ½-½5419012nd Congress USIC55 Two Knights Defense
10. Salvatore Troya vs S Rosselli del Turco  0-15319012nd Congress USIB23 Sicilian, Closed
11. S Rosselli del Turco vs H Pinkerton 1-0291911San RemoC44 King's Pawn Game
12. Reti vs S Rosselli del Turco 0-1371911San RemoC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. S Rosselli del Turco vs B Kostic  1-0301911San RemoC44 King's Pawn Game
14. D Marotti vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½3319115th Congress USI-AC42 Petrov Defense
15. M Gladig vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½5119115th Congress USI-AD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
16. S Rosselli del Turco vs Leonhardt  ½-½471912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
17. G Nyholm vs S Rosselli del Turco 0-1181912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
18. S Rosselli del Turco vs Reti  ½-½321912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
19. S Von Freymann vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½291912AbbaziaC39 King's Gambit Accepted
20. S Rosselli del Turco vs E Cohn  0-1241912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
21. A Aurbach vs S Rosselli del Turco 0-1371912AbbaziaC38 King's Gambit Accepted
22. S Rosselli del Turco vs Flamberg  0-1221912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
23. Spielmann vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0381912AbbaziaC38 King's Gambit Accepted
24. Leonhardt vs S Rosselli del Turco  ½-½141912AbbaziaC37 King's Gambit Accepted
25. E Cohn vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0231912AbbaziaC33 King's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 198  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-06-05  Karpova: here's a picture of rosselli del turco:
Dec-06-05  EmperorAtahualpa: <Karpova> When I try to view the picture I get the following error message: "You are not authorized to view this page"
Dec-07-05  Karpova: ok, here is another try:
Dec-08-05  EmperorAtahualpa: <Karpova> Lol, sorry to say but the second link does not work either! When clicking on your second link I am automatically being forwarded to:

Dec-08-05  Karpova: strange, this link works on my computer.
i found it on this site:
Dec-17-05  nikolaas: Can anybody tell if he was a 'marquis'? Because the tournament book of London 1922 gives in the major open section that a certain "Marquis del Turco" finished 10th.
Dec-17-05  Karpova: i think that this was true but i can't confirm it.
he's called Stefano Rosselli, Marchese del Turco.

here's a biography (just on chess):

Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Well, today is Mr. Rosselli del Turco's birthday. Have a good one, wherever You may be!
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: On top of winning the Italian Championship 3 times, R.del Turco had fine results in some individual games. He did have a couple of Draws against Alekhine, also vs Dr.Vidmar and Dr.Euwe, Reti and Rubinstein. 2 Wins against Dr.Tarrasch, Gruendfeld, Colle. Apparently he started playing Chess somewhat late, but was possessed of considerable talent.
Jul-17-06  Rocafella: I doubt he can have a good birthday when he's dead...
Jul-17-07  skiskichess5: According to Chessgames he actually beat Tarrasch 3:2 having black in all 5 games!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: <Can anybody tell if he was a 'marquis'?>

According to the Italian site, storia degli scacchi, he was. The following page says "Marchese" -> Marquis

Premium Chessgames Member
  dorsnikov: that photo IS NOT Rosseli Del Turko. it's Akiba Rubinstein in the 1930's.


Jul-17-10  BIDMONFA: Stefano Rosselli del Turco


Nov-13-13  Karpova: National tournament of the Italian Chess Association 1924 in Foligno:

1. Rosselli del Turco 7.0
2-4. Hellmann 6.5
2-4. Monticelli 6.5
2-4. Sacconi 6.5

further ranks not given.

From page 349 of the December 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

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  Penguincw: R.I.P. Stefano Rosselli del Turco.
May-07-15  turcoknight: Does anybody know why his Surname is TUrco?
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  TheFocus: happy birthday, Stefano Rosselli.
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