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Vincenzo Castaldi
V Castaldi 
Number of games in database: 177
Years covered: 1936 to 1964
Overall record: +73 -53 =51 (55.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-15-1916, died Jan-06-1970, 53 years old) Italy

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Vincenzo Castaldi was born in Marradi, Italy. Awarded the IM title in 1950, he was Italian champion in 1936, 1937, 1947 (after a play-off), 1948 (after a play-off), 1952 (jointly), 1953 and 1959 (after a play-off). He was Italian CC champion in 1956. Castaldi passed away in Florence in 1970.

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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 177  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Castaldi vs F Norcia  1-0261936ITA-chA09 Reti Opening
2. V Castaldi vs M Monticelli  0-1441936ITA-chA90 Dutch
3. V Castaldi vs A Sacconi  1-0361936ITA-chD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
4. M Riello vs V Castaldi  0-1501936ITA-chE20 Nimzo-Indian
5. G Stalda vs V Castaldi  0-1321936ITA-chC02 French, Advance
6. E Hellmann vs V Castaldi  0-1261936ITA-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Flohr vs V Castaldi  1-0371937Stockholm OlympiadA84 Dutch
8. V Castaldi vs Tartakower 1-0161937Stockholm OlympiadC41 Philidor Defense
9. V Castaldi vs Euwe 0-1401937Stockholm OlympiadD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
10. V Castaldi vs Keres 0-1191937Stockholm OlympiadC58 Two Knights
11. Petrov vs V Castaldi  ½-½601937Stockholm OlympiadA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. J M Aitken vs V Castaldi  0-1461937Stockholm OlympiadC01 French, Exchange
13. V Castaldi vs V Mikenas  0-1381937Stockholm OlympiadA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
14. V Castaldi vs Lilienthal  ½-½431937Stockholm OlympiadC13 French
15. V Castaldi vs Reshevsky 1-0601937Stockholm OlympiadB03 Alekhine's Defense
16. V Castaldi vs V Treichler  1-0311937ITA-chE16 Queen's Indian
17. V Castaldi vs A Sacconi  1-0431937ITA-chD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. F Norcia vs V Castaldi  0-1271937ITA-chD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. G Matteucci vs V Castaldi 0-1101938MilanC02 French, Advance
20. V Castaldi vs A Sacconi  1-0401938Crespi MemorialC00 French Defense
21. V Castaldi vs Grob  1-0461938Crespi MemorialA30 English, Symmetrical
22. V Castaldi vs G Ferrantes  1-0301938Crespi MemorialE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
23. V Castaldi vs Eliskases 0-1431938Crespi MemorialB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
24. J A Seitz vs V Castaldi  0-1381938Crespi MemorialA38 English, Symmetrical
25. M Monticelli vs V Castaldi  1-0471938Crespi MemorialA90 Dutch
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  Benzol: Vincenzo Castaldi
Born 15th May 1916 in Marradi
Died 6th January 1970 in Florence
Becoming an IM in 1950 he won the Italian Championship in 1936, 1937, 1947 (after playoff), 1948 (after playoff), 1953 and 1959 (after playoff).
May-15-06  BIDMONFA: Vincenzo Castaldi

CASTALDI, Vincenzo
History Italian Championship

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  GrahamClayton: Castaldi was a dentist by profession, which limited his playing opportunities.

His best tournament victory was 1st at Venice 1948, ahead of Euwe and Opocensky.

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  GrahamClayton: Source: Andy Soltis "Chess Lists", 2nd edition, McFarland Publishing, 2002
May-15-10  laskereshevsky: <GrahamClayton: .......His best tournament victory was 1st at Venice 1948, ahead of Euwe and Opocensky.>


Maybe U wrong with the fact he was the first among the Italians born players,

(at the time Canal Esteban was consider almost Italian cause he was already a long time living there, playing for the Venice's chess club)....

I knew The result of Venice 1948 cause 2 of my favorite players, Canal and Najdorf, had had there a very good achievment.

Nov-19-14  ljfyffe: 1949-52 CC Olympiad Final I Italian team member.
Apr-08-19  wordfunph: dentist just like Jenny Mayor..

RIP IM Castaldi..

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