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Roman Toran Albero
Number of games in database: 335
Years covered: 1948 to 1975
Last FIDE rating: 2445

Overall record: +95 -89 =151 (50.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E75 E63 E94 E69 E80
 Sicilian (17) 
    B93 B64 B67 B45 B56
 English (12) 
    A14 A15 A16 A13
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C90 C97 C76 C96 C85
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E14 E19 E15 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B32 B92 B36 B45 B75
 King's Indian (42) 
    E94 E90 E81 E61 E64
 Sicilian Dragon (18) 
    B36 B35 B72 B39 B75
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C66 C65 C62 C99 C79
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B92 B90 B93 B91 B95
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A69 A58 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
   R Toran Albero vs Petrosian, 1960 1/2-1/2

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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(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 335  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 A Pomar Salamanca  1-0421951MadridB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. R Toran Albero vs H Corral  1-0261951San RafaelB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. J Enevoldsen vs R Toran Albero  0-1561951MadridB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. R Toran Albero vs O Bernstein  ½-½231951MadridA04 Reti Opening
6. R Toran Albero vs R Linskens  1-0351951San RafaelC12 French, McCutcheon
7. L Roux Cabral vs R Toran Albero  ½-½611951San RafaelE90 King's Indian
8. J Canepa vs R Toran Albero  ½-½321951San RafaelA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
9. R Toran Albero vs J M Fuentes  1-0641951MadridB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
10. J Sanz vs R Toran Albero  ½-½281951MadridB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
11. R Toran Albero vs J de Moura  1-0361951MadridD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
12. R Toran Albero vs Grob  ½-½601951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
13. R Toran Albero vs M A Muniz Fo  1-0361951San RafaelC47 Four Knights
14. E German vs R Toran Albero  ½-½411951San RafaelA15 English
15. R Toran Albero vs Prins  0-1491951MadridA07 King's Indian Attack
16. J Llado Lumbera vs R Toran Albero  1-0421951MadridB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
17. P Tramoyeres vs R Toran Albero  ½-½141951MadridD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
18. R Toran Albero vs W Ader Hausman  1-0491951San RafaelA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. L Bauza vs R Toran Albero  ½-½281951San RafaelA48 King's Indian
20. J Mangini vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951San RafaelB10 Caro-Kann
21. Torrens vs R Toran Albero  0-1261951MadridB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. A Medina Garcia vs R Toran Albero  ½-½251951MadridB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. E Canal vs R Toran Albero  0-1471951MadridB50 Sicilian
24. R Toran Albero vs A M Giustolisi  ½-½451951MadridA04 Reti Opening
25. R Kalkstein vs R Toran Albero  0-1251951San RafaelB72 Sicilian, Dragon
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 335  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"...
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  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:

Oct-06-05  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Roman's games:
Jan-26-06  BIDMONFA: Roman Toran Albero

TORAN, Roman
Died 1 october 2005

Oct-08-09  Abdooss: <nikolaas> you are right! They really shared the same birthday.. Oct 8th.. Bisguier in 1929 and Albero in 1931..
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: There's an article in NIC 1990 no. 5. He played five times in Corus,

Author of "La defensa holandesa",, and "Bronstein: El Genio Del Ajedrez Moderno", Madrid 1957.

FIDE vice president 1982-1990.

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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