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Roman Toran Albero
  
Number of games in database: 336
Years covered: 1948 to 1975
Last FIDE rating: 2445

Overall record: +95 -90 =151 (50.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E75 E80 E67 E69 E63
 Sicilian (18) 
    B93 B67 B64 B45 B28
 English (12) 
    A14 A15 A13 A16
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
    A21 A25 A22
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C90 C97 C96 C76 C85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B32 B92 B36 B75 B93
 King's Indian (42) 
    E94 E61 E81 E90 E64
 Sicilian Dragon (18) 
    B36 B72 B39 B35 B75
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C66 C68 C64 C97 C78
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B92 B93 B90 B95 B91
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A58 A69 A76 A78
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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
   Bisguier vs R Toran Albero, 1958 0-1

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. R Toran Albero vs O Bernstein  ½-½231951MadridA04 Reti Opening
3. R Toran Albero vs H Corral  1-0261951Punta del Este 5152B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. J Enevoldsen vs R Toran Albero  0-1561951MadridB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. L Roux Cabral vs R Toran Albero  ½-½611951Punta del Este 5152E90 King's Indian
6. J Canepa vs R Toran Albero  ½-½321951Punta del Este 5152A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
7. R Toran Albero vs J M Fuentes  1-0641951MadridB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
8. R Toran Albero vs Grob  ½-½601951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
9. J Sanz vs R Toran Albero  ½-½281951MadridB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
10. R Toran Albero vs J de Moura  1-0361951MadridD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
11. E German vs R Toran Albero  ½-½411951Punta del Este 5152A15 English
12. R Toran Albero vs Prins  0-1491951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
13. P Tramoyeres vs R Toran Albero  ½-½141951MadridD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
14. J Llado Lumbera vs R Toran Albero  1-0421951MadridB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. L Bauza vs R Toran Albero  ½-½281951Punta del Este 5152A48 King's Indian
16. R Toran Albero vs W Ader Hausman  1-0491951Punta del Este 5152A45 Queen's Pawn Game
17. J Mangini vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951Punta del Este 5152B10 Caro-Kann
18. A Medina Garcia vs R Toran Albero  ½-½251951MadridB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. Torrens vs R Toran Albero  0-1261951MadridB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. R Toran Albero vs A M Giustolisi  ½-½451951MadridA04 Reti Opening
21. E Canal vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951MadridB50 Sicilian
22. R Toran Albero vs Letelier  ½-½271951Punta del Este 5152C49 Four Knights
23. R Kalkstein vs R Toran Albero  0-1251951Punta del Este 5152B72 Sicilian, Dragon
24. H Steiner vs R Toran Albero  0-1341951MadridE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
25. R Toran Albero vs Pilnik  ½-½581951MadridD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
 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...
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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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