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Daniele Vocaturo
Number of games in database: 581
Years covered: 2004 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2617 (2584 rapid, 2565 blitz)

Overall record: +246 -140 =179 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 16 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (78) 
    B90 B23 B25 B33 B43
 French Defense (29) 
    C11 C18 C10 C03 C00
 Giuoco Piano (29) 
    C53 C50
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C78 C67 C95 C65 C91
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B12 B13 B14 B18 B10
 Sicilian Najdorf (16) 
    B90 B94 B96 B99 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (52) 
    B76 B78 B90 B22 B45
 King's Indian (35) 
    E97 E90 E71 E62 E91
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C80 C78 C93 C77 C82
 Queen's Pawn Game (27) 
    D02 A45 A40 A50 E00
 French Defense (17) 
    C03 C01 C12 C11 C19
 Sicilian Dragon (16) 
    B76 B78 B77
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Vocaturo vs T Hillarp Persson, 2009 1-0
   O Kniest vs D Vocaturo, 2013 0-1
   D Vocaturo vs A Del Monaco, 2012 1-0
   L Wu vs D Vocaturo, 2006 0-1
   D Vocaturo vs R Di Paolo, 2010 1-0
   O Aharon vs D Vocaturo, 2014 0-1
   D Vocaturo vs Kotronias, 2005 1-0
   D Vocaturo vs R van Kampen, 2010 1-0
   D Vocaturo vs M Bluvshtein, 2011 1-0
   D Vocaturo vs M Karttunen, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2011)
   Hastings 2012/13 (2012)
   Corus Group C (2010)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Xtracon Chess Open (2017)
   Xtracon Open (2019)
   48th World Junior Championship (2009)
   Gibraltar Masters (2020)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)
   European Championship (2019)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   D Vocaturo vs H Banikas (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   J K Duda vs D Vocaturo (Aug-22-20) 1-0, rapid
   D Vocaturo vs E Cordova (Aug-22-20) 1-0, rapid
   D Vocaturo vs Quesada Perez (Aug-21-20) 1-0, rapid
   W So vs D Vocaturo (Aug-21-20) 1-0, rapid

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(born Dec-16-1989, 31 years old) Italy

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Awarded the Grandmaster title in 2009, Vocaturo was runner-up in the 4th Assisi Open in 2008, =3rd in the Corus Group C (2010) tournament, 3rd in the Thessaloniki Open (Greece) in 2010, winner of the Open Ciutat de Balaguer (Spain) 19-27 July 2010, and winner of the Tata Steel Group C (2011) tournament with 9/13, half a point ahead of Illya Nyzhnyk. Won individual bronze on board 3 playing for O.R. Padova in the European Club Cup (2013). (1) Equal second (third on tiebreak) at the Barcelona Open 2015. (2)

(1); (2)

Wikipedia article: Daniele Vocaturo

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 581  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Vocaturo vs A Shchekachev  0-1462004Rome 2ndB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. I Miladinovic vs D Vocaturo  1-03620053rd Hotel Petra IMA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. D Vocaturo vs N Guliyev 0-1872005Frascati Chess WeekB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
4. Khenkin vs D Vocaturo 0-1662005Frascati Chess WeekE81 King's Indian, Samisch
5. D Vocaturo vs I Miladinovic  0-1492005Frascati Chess WeekB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. M Latorre vs D Vocaturo  0-1662005Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
7. D Vocaturo vs M Huerga Leache  1-0522005Wch U16B33 Sicilian
8. L Wu vs D Vocaturo  0-1392005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. D Vocaturo vs P Pachta  1-0362005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. D Vocaturo vs Nepomniachtchi  0-1452005Wch U16C11 French
11. I Brener vs D Vocaturo  1-01032005Wch U16A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. D Vocaturo vs A Diamant  0-1472005Wch U16B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. C Monsieux vs D Vocaturo 1-0302005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. Karjakin vs D Vocaturo  1-0562005European Club CupB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
15. P Laihonen vs D Vocaturo  0-1552005European Club CupE97 King's Indian
16. D Vocaturo vs N Sahitaj  0-1472005European Club CupB01 Scandinavian
17. A Spice vs D Vocaturo  ½-½552005European Club CupA00 Uncommon Opening
18. B Jonsson vs D Vocaturo  ½-½382005European Club CupB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
19. D Vocaturo vs D Lapienis  ½-½802005European Club CupB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
20. D Vocaturo vs B Diesen  1-0352005European Club CupC70 Ruy Lopez
21. D Vocaturo vs O Zimina  1-0702005Reggio Emilia InternationalB10 Caro-Kann
22. D Yevseev vs D Vocaturo  1-0322005Reggio Emilia InternationalA21 English
23. D Vocaturo vs M Cebalo  ½-½282005Reggio Emilia InternationalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. N Fercec vs D Vocaturo  ½-½312005Reggio Emilia InternationalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
25. D Vocaturo vs Kotronias 1-0312005Reggio Emilia InternationalB01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 581  PGN Download
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Apr-06-10  Badmojo: I believe Vocaturo could spring up an attack and beat anyone in the world with the White pieces. He's like a heavyweight fighter with a huge right hand - one slip up and you're KO'd. There's great energy to his play.

But with Black, he's the one, more often than not, getting carried out of the ring.

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  Tabanus: Now GM,

Third place today in Thessaloniki Open (Greece):

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  Tabanus: Today 6th in the 30th Open Internacional de Ajedrez "Villa de Benasque" 8-17 July 2010:

Jul-28-10  BIDMONFA: Daniele Vocaturo


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  Tabanus: Yes indeed, winner of the Open Ciutat de Balaguer (Spain) 19-27 July 2010:, congratulations!

Not bad for a 14th ranked, and ahead of six 2600+ GM's.

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  ketchuplover: He's leading group C at TataSteel
Jan-29-11  Whitehat1963: Running away with group C. I think we're gonna see a lot more from this gal in years to come!
Jan-29-11  Shams: <Whitehat1963> Daniele is a man, man.
Jan-29-11  Whitehat1963: Whooops!
Jan-29-11  Whitehat1963: Hard to tell from the photo or bio!
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  ketchuplover: He's invisible which really freaks out his opponents.
Jan-30-11  Whitehat1963: I imagine.
Jan-30-11  crazybird: The winner of Group C. Congrats and welcome to group B
Jan-30-11  fisayo123: Seems like he could be very good in the future.Caruana did say in an interview that we should be on the look out for him(Vocaturo)
Jan-30-11  splatty: Awesome result in Wijk Ann Zee group C outright, and only 2 draws in the whole tournament, congrats!
Feb-13-11  notyetagm: Wow, what a disaster for Vocaturro at Aerflot:
<+0 =1 -5>

Wow, that is a bad score. He gets paired out in Round 7.

Aeroflot Open (2011)/Daniele Vocaturo

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  Penguincw: Happy 24th birthday to GM Daniele Vocaturo.
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  ketchuplover: He apparently lost to a 2100 player in Dubai recently
Apr-09-15  Karposian: <ketchuplover: He apparently lost to a 2100 player in Dubai recently>

Yes, and with the white pieces even. It was in Dubai Chess Open. He lost to Amruta Sunil Mokal, an untitled female chess player from India whose current rating is 2075, more than 500 rating points below Vocaturo. Quite the upset.

Aug-27-15  Badmojo: Vocaturo is not progressing at all, a shame.
Jan-03-16  sonia91: <World U18 Champion in 2006> Actually Arik Braun won the World U18 Championship in 2006:

That's a pretty serious mistake.

Feb-03-17  WorstPlayerEver: Good, this is a male. Although it's not mentioned in their profile. Trying to figure out how many females participated in Trans.. I mean Tradewise Giblentar. You know..
Feb-04-17  sonia91: <Badmojo: Vocaturo is not progressing at all, a shame.> Daniele finally crossed 2600 in the January '17 list.
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  OhioChessFan: 6 years ago, it seemed he was on his way to great heights, after winning Tata Steel Group C (2011) with a great series of games. Tata Steel Group C (2011)/Daniele Vocaturo On the negative side, he lost to Tania Sachdev so maybe the enthusiasm was overstated.
Oct-19-18  sonia91: Congrats to Daniele on winning the individual gold medal on board 5 at the 34th European Club Cup (2018)! He scored 5/5 playing for Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova, which eventually finished 4th on tiebreak:
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