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Mario Napolitano
M Napolitano 
Number of games in database: 148
Years covered: 1935 to 1984
Overall record: +55 -63 =30 (47.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-10-1910, died Oct-31-1995, 85 years old) Italy

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Dr Mario Napolitano was born in Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy. Awarded the GMC title in 1953, he finished 2nd= with Harald Malmgren behind Cecil John Seddon Purdy in the 1st World Correspondence Chess Championship (1950) - (1956). He passed away in Florence in 1995.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 148  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Rosselli del Turco vs M Napolitano  1-0421935Italian ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
2. M Napolitano vs M Romi  0-1381935Italian ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. A Sacconi vs M Napolitano  1-0471935Italian ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. M Napolitano vs V Winz 0-1321935Warsaw OlympiadA44 Old Benoni Defense
5. P Rethy vs M Napolitano  ½-½781935Warsaw OlympiadD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. M Napolitano vs C H Maderna  0-1381935Warsaw OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. T G Cranston vs M Napolitano  ½-½471935Warsaw OlympiadD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. E Krumins vs M Napolitano ½-½1211935Warsaw OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
9. M Napolitano vs A Staehelin  ½-½481935Warsaw OlympiadD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
10. I Koenig vs M Napolitano  ½-½591935Warsaw OlympiadB10 Caro-Kann
11. M Napolitano vs H Mueller  0-1461935Warsaw OlympiadD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
12. M Napolitano vs Keres 1-0311936corrD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. M Napolitano vs L Laurine  0-1431936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
14. M Napolitano vs E Heilimo 1-0171936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. I Koenig vs M Napolitano  0-1491936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadB58 Sicilian
16. A Kiprov vs M Napolitano  0-1521936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadD85 Grunfeld
17. C Poulsen vs M Napolitano 0-1301937Stockholm OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
18. M Napolitano vs L Prins  1-0591937Stockholm OlympiadB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. M Napolitano vs G Stoltz  1-0461937Stockholm OlympiadE16 Queen's Indian
20. M Napolitano vs A Gulbrandsen  1-0441937Stockholm OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
21. Kostic vs M Napolitano  1-0631937Stockholm OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
22. M Napolitano vs Kashdan  0-1501937Stockholm OlympiadD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. C Guimard vs M Napolitano 1-0231937Stockholm OlympiadD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. M Napolitano vs M Riello  1-0351939Italian ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. V Nestler vs M Napolitano  1-0341939Italian ChampionshipB07 Pirc
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Feb-10-06  BIDMONFA: Mario Napolitano


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  TheAlchemist: <Dr Mario Napolitano was born on the 10th of February 1910 in Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy>

He should have been born in Napoli.

Feb-10-06  THE pawn: GMC title? isn't it a Truck company? (''General motors of Canada'' or something like that.) What does it stand for? Grandmaster candidate?
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  TheAlchemist: <THE pawn> Probably GM of correspondence chess or something, you see he was 2nd in the world championship
Dec-12-06  Karpova: Related to Giorgio Napolitano (who was indeed born in Napoli)?
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  WannaBe: They named an ice cream after him?
Dec-12-06  setebos: Yeah because he got licked so many times :)
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  Benzol: He was very nearly the First Correspondence World Champion.
Dec-25-06  syracrophy: Is he still alive?
Dec-25-06  Prugno: Unfortunately not, he died in 1995 I believe.
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  Benzol: <THE pawn> The GMC title stands for Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess.
Jun-30-14  whiteshark: Chi va Piano, va sano e va lontano.
Nov-26-14  ljfyffe: Member of 6th place Italian team in the CC Olympiad I (1949-1952) Final.
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  HeMateMe: Makes me think about ice cream.
Dec-23-14  ljfyffe: PLaced 11th in Munich (first European Championship), won by Alekhine.
Jul-17-15  ljfyffe: 8 and a half points out of possible14: IFSB correspondence league tournament 1936-8. 7 and a half of 13 in 1937-8.

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