Roman Toran Albero
Number of games in database: 440
Years covered: 1948 to 1975
Last FIDE rating: 2445
Overall record: +119 -104 =217 (51.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
R Toran Albero vs O'Kelly, 1967 1-0
R Toran Albero vs F Kuijpers, 1965 1-0
R Toran Albero vs J H Donner, 1957 1-0
R Toran Albero vs Spassky, 1969 1/2-1/2
Reshevsky vs R Toran Albero, 1952 1/2-1/2
Korchnoi vs R Toran Albero, 1969 0-1
Bisguier vs R Toran Albero, 1958 0-1
H Lehmann vs R Toran Albero, 1954 1/2-1/2
L Bauza vs R Toran Albero, 1955 0-1
Matulovic vs R Toran Albero, 1967 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Nice Olympiad qual-4 (1974)
Mar del Plata (1955)
4th Costa del Sol (1964)
Palma de Mallorca (1967)
Munich Olympiad qual-2 (1958)
Palma de Mallorca (1966)
Palma de Mallorca (1968)
Leipzig Olympiad qual-4 (1960)
Leipzig Olympiad Final-B (1960)
Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
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.
Wikipedia article: Román Torán Albero
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 445
|1. Jacobo Bolbochan vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||33||1948||ARG-ESP radio m||D56 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|2. L Roux Cabral vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||61||1951||Punta del Este 5152||E90 King's Indian|
|3. J Canepa vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||32||1951||Punta del Este 5152||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|4. R Toran Albero vs Letelier
|| ||½-½||27||1951||Punta del Este 5152||C49 Four Knights|
|5. R Toran Albero vs W Ader Hausman
|| ||1-0||49||1951||Punta del Este 5152||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. L Bauza vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||28||1951||Punta del Este 5152||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. R Kalkstein vs R Toran Albero
|| ||0-1||25||1951||Punta del Este 5152||B72 Sicilian, Dragon|
|8. E German vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||41||1951||Punta del Este 5152||A15 English|
|9. J Mangini vs R Toran Albero
|| ||0-1||47||1951||Punta del Este 5152||B10 Caro-Kann|
|10. R Toran Albero vs H Corral
|| ||1-0||26||1951||Punta del Este 5152||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|11. A Medina Garcia vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||25||1951||Madrid||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|12. R Toran Albero vs J de Moura
|| ||1-0||36||1951||Madrid||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|13. P Tramoyeres vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||14||1951||Madrid||D76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6|
|14. R Toran Albero vs J M Fuentes
|| ||1-0||64||1951||Madrid||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|15. E Canal vs R Toran Albero
|| ||0-1||47||1951||Madrid||B50 Sicilian|
|16. R Toran Albero vs Grob
|| ||½-½||60||1951||Madrid||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|17. H Steiner vs R Toran Albero
|| ||0-1||34||1951||Madrid||E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation|
|18. R Toran Albero vs O Bernstein
|| ||½-½||23||1951||Madrid||A04 Reti Opening|
|19. J Llado Lumbera vs R Toran Albero
|| ||1-0||42||1951||Madrid||B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|20. R Toran Albero vs Pilnik
||½-½||58||1951||Madrid||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|21. J Sanz vs R Toran Albero
|| ||½-½||28||1951||Madrid||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|22. J Enevoldsen vs R Toran Albero
|| ||0-1||56||1951||Madrid||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|23. R Toran Albero vs Pomar Salamanca
|| ||1-0||42||1951||Madrid||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|24. F J Perez Perez vs R Toran Albero
|| ||1-0||46||1951||Madrid||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|25. R Toran Albero vs A M Giustolisi
|| ||½-½||45||1951||Madrid||A04 Reti Opening|
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 445
|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|| ||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|
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..|
|Oct-08-09|| ||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.
|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.|
|May-23-19|| ||diagonal: Roman Toran Albero was President of the Spanish Chess Federation from 1984 to 1997. As mentioned, Toran was FIDE vice president from 1982 until 1990. |
In 1990, he ran for FIDE presidency, but lost to incumbent president Florencio Campomanes at the FIDE Congress during the Chess Olympiad in Novi Sad (first ballot: Campomanes 79 votes, Toran Albero 26, Rabell-Mendez 9).
Toran Albero won the IX Gijon international tournament in 1954 as clear first ahead of Rellstab: http://www.ajedrecito5.galeon.com/i...
He played five times at Beverwijk Hoogovens, finishing shared third in 1953 (Rossolimo won ahead of O’Kelly, including Euwe who shared third place) and in 1956 (Stahlberg won ahead of Pilnik).
Between 1958 and 1974, he played six times for Spain at the Olympiads.
Famous game: Korchnoi vs. Toran in Palma de Mallorca 1969, 0-1
Replay: Korchnoi vs R Toran Albero, 1969
More: https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Román... (Polish Wikipedia)
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