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Alvise Zichichi
Number of games in database: 143
Years covered: 1956 to 2001
Highest rating achieved in database: 2400

Overall record: +39 -49 =55 (46.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian Attack (16) 
 Sicilian (8) 
    B23 B47 B25 B21 B24
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 A45 D04 D02 D00
 English (6) 
    A15 A14 A17 A13
 Robatsch (4) 
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B47 B42 B43 B25 B41
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
    B47 B46
 Old Indian (6) 
    A54 A55
 King's Indian (5) 
    E69 E95 E67 E94
 Scandinavian (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Zichichi vs Hort, 1971 1-0
   A M Giustolisi vs A Zichichi, 1959 0-1
   A Zichichi vs Suetin, 1977 1-0
   A Zichichi vs Spassky, 1983 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Lugano Olympiad Final-C (1968)
   Reggio Emilia 1983/84 (1983)
   Venice (1971)
   Siegen Olympiad Final-C (1970)
   Havana Olympiad Final-C (1966)
   Valletta Olympiad (1980)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)

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(born Jul-04-1938, died Jun-21-2003, 64 years old) Italy

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Alvise Zichichi was born in Milan. Awarded the IM title in 1977, he was Italian champion in 1985. He passed away in 2003.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 143  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Romi vs A Zichichi  1-0361956ITA-ch18A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. A M Giustolisi vs A Zichichi  0-1251958Lerici it-ch-ttA21 English
3. A M Giustolisi vs A Zichichi 0-1251959ITA-chTA21 English
4. P Beggi vs A Zichichi 1-0241961La SpeziaE17 Queen's Indian
5. B Rabar vs A Zichichi  0-1161962Reggio Emilia 1962/63E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. A Zichichi vs Filip  ½-½321963Reggio Emilia 1962/63B25 Sicilian, Closed
7. E Paoli vs A Zichichi  ½-½511963Reggio Emilia 1962/63B01 Scandinavian
8. A Zichichi vs A M Giustolisi  1-0351966Rovigo chA07 King's Indian Attack
9. Filip vs A Zichichi  1-0471966Havana Olympiad qual-5A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
10. A Zichichi vs C Pritchett  ½-½421966Havana Olympiad qual-5A07 King's Indian Attack
11. L Witt vs A Zichichi  ½-½621966Havana Olympiad qual-5B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
12. A Zichichi vs B Malich  ½-½551966Havana Olympiad qual-5A07 King's Indian Attack
13. A Piscitelli vs A Zichichi  0-1421966Havana Olympiad qual-5B25 Sicilian, Closed
14. B Kerr vs A Zichichi  0-1631966Havana Olympiad Final-CE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. R C Balinas vs A Zichichi  0-1301966Havana Olympiad Final-CB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
16. A Zichichi vs J M Ribeiro  ½-½221966Havana Olympiad Final-CA07 King's Indian Attack
17. E Paoli vs A Zichichi  ½-½581967ITA-ch 28thB41 Sicilian, Kan
18. S Kagan vs A Zichichi  1-0381968Lugano Olympiad qual-1B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. A Zichichi vs Polugaevsky  ½-½281968Lugano Olympiad qual-1A07 King's Indian Attack
20. P Clarke vs A Zichichi  ½-½341968Lugano Olympiad qual-1B25 Sicilian, Closed
21. A Zichichi vs J Cordovil  1-0361968Lugano Olympiad qual-1C77 Ruy Lopez
22. A Zichichi vs P Kroon  ½-½271968Lugano Olympiad Final-CA07 King's Indian Attack
23. A Zichichi vs A Nejjar  1-0391968Lugano Olympiad Final-CB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. H B Rehouma vs A Zichichi  0-1401968Lugano Olympiad Final-CB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. A Zichichi vs H Kokkoris  ½-½491968Lugano Olympiad Final-CB23 Sicilian, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-07-04  Leviathan: ♔Alvise Zichichi (Milan 1938 - Rome 2003)

A great italian chessplayer (he was IM), wrote many chessbooks. He became the italian national champion in 1984.

He beat several GMs, such as Spasskij, Hort, Gligoric, Suetin and Hjartarson.

When his player career was over, he became FIDE International Referee, member of the FIDE commitee for game regulations and president of the Italian Chess Federation.

Notable games:
A Zichichi vs Gligoric, 1971
A Zichichi vs Suetin, 1977
A Zichichi vs Spassky, 1983
A Zichichi vs Spassky, 1984
A Zichichi vs Hort, 1971

Jul-04-06  BIDMONFA: Alvise Zichichi


Jul-04-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Alvise, my friend!
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  wordfunph: 1971 Venice: Alvise Zichichi finished last but he defeated bigwigs GMs Gligoric and Hort. With an innocent smile he said to Lubosh Kavalek, "the last is first."

A Zichichi vs Hort, 1971

A Zichichi vs Gligoric, 1971

Aug-27-14  diagonal: stats & facts in the italian wikipedia, and a lovely photo of young Alvise Zichichi:

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