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Alberto David
A David 
Number of games in database: 745
Years covered: 1985 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2528 (2586 rapid, 2543 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2622

Overall record: +261 -151 =297 (57.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 36 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (116) 
    B31 B51 B30 B40 B52
 Ruy Lopez (44) 
    C65 C78 C77 C95 C84
 Caro-Kann (24) 
    B12 B18 B13 B10 B11
 French Defense (24) 
    C11 C18 C10 C00 C07
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C84 C90 C92 C95 C96
 King's Indian Attack (18) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (93) 
    B22 B42 B40 B43 B84
 King's Indian (30) 
    E92 E63 E97 E62 E71
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    A45 A46 A40 A50 D02
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E32 E54 E58 E53 E21
 Caro-Kann (25) 
    B12 B17 B18 B10 B11
 Sicilian Kan (18) 
    B42 B43 B41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Sermier vs A David, 1993 0-1
   A David vs Rozentalis, 2008 1-0
   Z Almasi vs A David, 2005 0-1
   A David vs Marc Daniel, 2005 1-0
   A David vs M Meinhardt, 2007 1-0
   A David vs Das Arpan, 2018 1-0
   Sadvakasov vs A David, 2005 0-1
   A David vs Nedev, 2007 1-0
   A David vs C Bauer, 2005 1/2-1/2
   J F Nelis vs A David, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Elista Olympiad (1998)
   2nd Chartres GM (2021)
   Italian Championship (2013)
   Isle of Man Open (1997)
   European Union Championship (2008)
   5th IIFL Wealth Mumbai Open 2019/20 (2019)
   Liverpool Open (2007)
   Kolkata Open (2012)
   Rilton Cup 1997/98 (1997)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Moscow Olympiad (1994)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Championship (2006)

   🏆 37th European Chess Club Cup
   J Santos Latasa vs A David (Oct-05-22) 1-0
   A David vs K Tarun (Apr-06-22) 1/2-1/2
   I Kalogeris vs A David (Apr-05-22) 1-0
   A David vs P Stremavicius (Apr-04-22) 1-0
   N Wachinger vs A David (Apr-03-22) 1-0

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(born Mar-26-1970, 53 years old) Italy

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Alberto David is the first Grandmaster from Luxembourg. In 2003, he was awarded a gold medal for the best individual performance ast Board 1 of the European Team Championship.

He competed for Luxembourg at the Chess Olympiads of 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2006, playing on the top board each time. In 2002 he won the individual silver medal with a score of 84.6% (+10–1=2). In 2012 he obtained Italian citizenship and transferred to the Italian Chess Federation in July of the same year. He competed for Italy on board 2 at the 2014 Olympiad.

David's tournament victories include the HZ Tournament in Vlissingen in 1999, the 1st NAO Chess Club GM tournament in Paris in 2003,the Paris Chess Championship in 2003 and 2005, and the inaugural Riga Technical University Open in Riga in 2011. David won the Italian Chess Championship in 2012 and 2016 (after winning the playoff against Sabino Brunello)and again in 2019.

Wikipedia article: Alberto David

Last updated: 2022-03-12 18:36:01

 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 816  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A David vs J Howell  0-1271985European Junior Championship 1985/86B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
2. P O'Neill vs A David  ½-½401985European Junior Championship 1985/86B25 Sicilian, Closed
3. G Wets vs A David  ½-½401985European Junior Championship 1985/86B22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. A David vs R Djurhuus  1-0601985European Junior Championship 1985/86B44 Sicilian
5. A David vs Piket  0-1411985European Junior Championship 1985/86B07 Pirc
6. H Erdogan vs A David  ½-½511985European Junior Championship 1985/86A56 Benoni Defense
7. A David vs R Winsnes  1-0411985European Junior Championship 1985/86B53 Sicilian
8. L B Hansen vs A David  ½-½801985European Junior Championship 1985/86A60 Benoni Defense
9. A David vs M R Burgess  0-1531985European Junior Championship 1985/86C10 French
10. N Nikolic vs A David  ½-½711985European Junior Championship 1985/86A20 English
11. F Ribeiro vs A David  0-1361985European Junior Championship 1985/86B33 Sicilian
12. A David vs R Kuczynski  0-1421985European Junior Championship 1985/86B53 Sicilian
13. A David vs K A Hynes  1-0321986European Junior Championship 1985/86C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
14. M Wichmann vs A David  0-1391987Luxembourg OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
15. A David vs P Rossiter  ½-½451987Luxembourg OpenB40 Sicilian
16. N Stull vs A David  ½-½241987Luxembourg OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
17. A David vs D Sertic  1-0331987Luxembourg OpenB32 Sicilian
18. L Gutman vs A David  1-0691987Luxembourg OpenA04 Reti Opening
19. A David vs Gipslis 0-1311991BardejovA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
20. Van der Wiel vs A David  1-0161991Mondorf Masters OpenC45 Scotch Game
21. Plachetka vs A David  1-0411992Cannes Martinez opC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. D Anic vs A David  ½-½231992EurodataE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
23. A David vs Sherzer ½-½481992EurodataC39 King's Gambit Accepted
24. A David vs M Godena  ½-½121992EurodataC29 Vienna Gambit
25. A David vs C McNab 1-0421992European Team ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 816  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-20-06  alexandrovm: this guy have some good results against known players, where is he from?
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Seems to be from Luxembourg. and also
Mar-20-06  alexandrovm: thanks for the info my friend...
Mar-26-06  BIDMONFA: Alberto David

DAVID, Alberto

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  Tabanus: He is born 23 June 1970? GM in 1998. Now rated 2583,


Pictures: http://www.liverpoolchessinternatio...

Winner of the strong Kavala Open (= Open Greek Championship) in August 2009:

Mar-26-10  wordfunph: <Tabanus: He is born 23 June 1970?>

Mar. 26 1970

his famous scalps include Taimanov, Ljubojevic, Polugaevsky and a draw against Spassky..

happy birthday GM Alberto David!

Jul-29-14  GumboGambit: Wow, this player was dominant in a stretch of three olympiads. Between 1998-2002, he went <+24 -2 =13> on first board for LUX.
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  Penguincw: 2nd seed Alberto David takes the lead after 6 rounds at the Anogia Open. Today, he defeated top seed Tamir Nabaty. Those 2 were tied with 4.5/5. In R7, he'll face Nikolas Theodorou with black.
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  Penguincw: Alberto David wins the Anogia Open! He had a stunning 6.5/7 start, and finished with 7.5/9 (+6,-0,=3), half a point ahead of top seed Tamir Nabaty.

What I also found impressive was that he was on rather Board 1 or 2 the entire tournament.

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