Enrico Paoli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Enrico Paoli

Italian chess player

Date of Birth: 13-Jan-1908

Place of Birth: Trieste, Friuli–Venezia Giulia

Date of Death: 15-Dec-2005

Profession: journalist, chess composer, chess player, non-fiction writer

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Enrico Paoli

  • Enrico Paoli (January 13, 1908 – December 15, 2005) was an Italian International chess master.He was born in Trieste, Italy, and learned chess when he was nine years old.
  • He was the winner of international tournaments in Vienna (1951) and Imperia (1959).
  • Paoli won his last Italian Championship at age 60, and organized the famous Reggio Emilia chess tournament.
  • He beat Soviet GM Alexander Kotov with the black pieces in Venice in 1950, but missed receiving the Grandmaster title by only half a point at a tournament in 1969.
  • He was awarded an honorary grandmaster title in 1996 by FIDE.

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