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Octavio Troianescu
  
Number of games in database: 208
Years covered: 1947 to 1971

Overall record: +53 -87 =68 (41.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B23 B62 B32 B92 B55
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C85 C64 C73 C77 C99
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C85 C97 C99 C91
 King's Indian Attack (7) 
    A07
 French Defense (6) 
    C18 C00 C11
 King's Indian (5) 
    E61 E90 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E56 E54 E53 E20 E49
 Sicilian (15) 
    B58 B32 B93 B91 B44
 King's Indian (13) 
    E64 E62 E95 E91 E79
 French Defense (11) 
    C10 C15 C03 C17 C04
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C67 C82 C69 C86
 English (5) 
    A16 A15 A13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Troianescu vs Velimirovic, 1971 1/2-1/2
   O Troianescu vs R G Wade, 1954 1-0
   O Troianescu vs F Koberl, 1950 1/2-1/2
   Stahlberg vs O Troianescu, 1957 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Erfurt (1955)
   Moscow Olympiad qual-4 (1956)
   Bucharest (1954)
   Wageningen Zonal (1957)
   Netanya (1968)
   Przepiorka Memorial (1950)
   Budapest (1952)


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OCTAVIO TROIANESCU
(born Feb-04-1916, died Oct-08-1980, 64 years old) Romania

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Octavio Troianescu was born in Cernauti, Romania (then part of Austria-Hungary). Awarded the IM title in 1950 he was Romanian Champion in 1946, 1954, 1956, 1957, and 1968. He passed away in Bucharest in 1980.

Last updated: 2019-02-04 05:51:08

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 208  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Troianescu vs Szabo 0-1231947SofiaC00 French Defense
2. Gligoric vs O Troianescu  1-05219472nd Balkaniad (men)D28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. I V Rohacek vs O Troianescu  0-1451948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneC15 French, Winawer
4. O Troianescu vs J Podgorny  0-1361948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. O Troianescu vs V Stulik  1-0501948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneA51 Budapest Gambit
6. F Zita vs O Troianescu  1-0571948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneC10 French
7. O Troianescu vs Opocensky  ½-½871948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. Stoltz vs O Troianescu  ½-½961948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
9. Vidmar vs O Troianescu  ½-½301948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. O Troianescu vs L Steiner  0-1541948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneE15 Queen's Indian
11. Foltys vs O Troianescu  0-1451948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
12. O Troianescu vs S Gawlikowski  0-1611948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
13. O Troianescu vs Prins  0-1561948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
14. O Troianescu vs Pirc  ½-½721948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. E Richter vs O Troianescu  1-0391948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
16. B Moller vs O Troianescu  0-1671948Karlovy Vary/Marianske LazneA40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. O Troianescu vs Yanofsky  1-0781948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. G Barcza vs O Troianescu 1-0231948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneA06 Reti Opening
19. O Troianescu vs Golombek  0-1471948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneB10 Caro-Kann
20. Sajtar vs O Troianescu  ½-½391948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
21. Tartakower vs O Troianescu 0-1791948Karlovy Vary / Marianske LazneB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
22. O Troianescu vs Pachman  0-1481949BucharestC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. O Troianescu vs T Florian  0-1221949BucharestB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
24. F Jenei vs O Troianescu  ½-½531949BucharestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. O Troianescu vs K Plater  1-0401949BucharestE90 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-04-06  BIDMONFA: Octavio Troianescu

TROIANESCU, Octavio
http://www.bidmonfa.com/troianescu_...
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Aug-22-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio in Polski:
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavi...

<Cernauti, Romania> in the cg.bio is a little "treasure":

<Czerniowce, Cernãuþi, Tschernowitz, Tscherniwzi, Chernitvtsi, ...>

In 1916, Octavio's date of birth, the city was part of "Austria-Hungary" and when he was two years old, the Empire dissolved in 1918*, the city and its surrounding area became a part of the "Kingdom of Romania" (1881-1947). In 1940, Red Army occupied the area and it subsequently became a part of the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union. Romania liberated the city and much of southern Ukraine in 1941 as part of the Axis attack on the Soviet Union during World War II. When Axis forces were driven out by the Red Army, the city was occupied once again, and rejoined the Ukrainian SSR in 1944. At a age of thirty years <Octavio Troianescu> has already "seen" (I guess he and his family soon headed towards the heartland) massive cultural upheaval .... he shared that experience with a whole generation.

Since 1991, Chernitvtsi has been a part of independent western Ukraine located in the historic Northern Bukovyna region.

According to the latest All-Ukrainian population census in 2001, the population of Chernivtsi was approximately 236,700 people of 65 nationalities. Among them 4.4% Romanians. As a cultural and architectural center, Chernivtsi was dubbed as Little Vienna, Jerusalem upon the Prut and the European Alexandria!

* see "Treaty of Trianon" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty...

Feb-04-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Another player who died at 64, like Fischer, Staunton, Steinitz, Mednis, and Planinc.
Feb-04-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Octavio Troianescu.
Feb-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <FSR> Please dont say more ! I just turned 63 yesterday ;)

OTOH,many fine moments can occur in one year...

Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <moronovich> Not to worry! The "death at 64" thing only applies to players who are at least IMs.
Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <moronovich> and <FSR> Guess we can breathe a large sigh of relief that we are merely competent players and not titled, else that number of doom might well rise to haunt us.
Feb-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: I have one IM norm,but now I am glad that it was all :)
Feb-04-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Infohunter: Well, I'm not titled, plus I turned 65 last fall, so I suppose I'm safe.
Feb-04-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: C.H. O'D. Alexander, Vladimir Savon, Maximilian Ujtelky, Claude Bloodgood, and Karl Marx also died at 64. The last two show that this phenomenon is not strictly limited to IMs and above, as I used to think. I'm glad to see that <moronovich> survived.
Feb-04-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: Thanks <FSR> !

Well,it is actually my birthday today,so I guess I am on the safe side now ;)

Feb-04-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <moronovich> Happy birthday!
Feb-04-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: Thanks <FSR> !

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