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Renzo Castagna
Number of games in database: 41
Years covered: 1962 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 1677
Highest rating achieved in database: 2239
Overall record: +13 -17 =11 (45.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-02-1940, 82 years old) Switzerland

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Castagna vs E Franco Raymundo  0-1321962Clare Benedict Cup 09thA07 King's Indian Attack
2. R Castagna vs E Gereben  0-1401962Hoogovens-B1D74 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O
3. Rellstab vs R Castagna  0-1301962Hoogovens-B1E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
4. R Castagna vs D Mohrlok  0-1401962Hoogovens-B1D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
5. R Castagna vs P de Rooi  0-1391962Hoogovens-B1B33 Sicilian
6. H Kramer vs R Castagna  1-0401962Hoogovens-B1A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
7. R Castagna vs P Smederevac  1-0481962Hoogovens-B1A95 Dutch, Stonewall
8. F J Perez Perez vs R Castagna  ½-½591962Hoogovens-B1C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
9. R Castagna vs P Bakker  1-0391962Hoogovens-B1E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
10. B Sandor vs R Castagna  1-0711962Hoogovens-B1A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
11. A Hollis vs R Castagna  ½-½571962Clare Benedict Cup 09thA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Ghitescu vs R Castagna  1-0371962Varna Olympiad qual-2E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
13. S Buskenstrom vs R Castagna  0-1621962Varna Olympiad Final-BC59 Two Knights
14. R Castagna vs P Limbos  1-0331962Varna Olympiad Final-BC77 Ruy Lopez
15. Golombek vs R Castagna  0-1561962Varna Olympiad Final-BA16 English
16. J A Palsson vs R Castagna  ½-½301962Varna Olympiad Final-BE97 King's Indian
17. R Castagna vs M Czerniak  ½-½781962Varna Olympiad Final-BE60 King's Indian Defense
18. R Castagna vs P Puig Pulido  ½-½401962Varna Olympiad Final-BE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. E Cobo Arteaga vs R Castagna  1-0611962Varna Olympiad Final-BC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
20. R Castagna vs W Balcerowski  0-1181962Varna Olympiad Final-BD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
21. S Momo vs R Castagna  ½-½481962Varna Olympiad Final-BC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. R Castagna vs M Rantanen  0-1361962Varna Olympiad Final-BB07 Pirc
23. S Holm Petersen vs R Castagna  1-0291962Varna Olympiad Final-BE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
24. R Castagna vs L Schmid  0-1241963Europe-chT qualA37 English, Symmetrical
25. L Schmid vs R Castagna  1-0301963Europe-chT qualC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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  Tabanus: Renzo Castagna, born 2-9-1940, Swiss master. Current FIDE rating 2203.

Biel champion 21 times: 1962, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2002, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2007!

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  whiteshark: Sad news, probably his brother:

" Rino Castagna †

We are deeply saddened by the death of our friend and former co-organizer of the International Chess Festival Biel. He passed away on January 25th, [2013] at the age of 76, after a long illness.

Rino assisted the Biel International Chess Festival for 30 years until 1998. During this time, he was responsible for the finances and in the early days, he also worked as a tournament director. His great commitment contributed to shaping the chess festival in all these years. We thank him and will keep him in respectful memory.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, hoping they will find strength and comfort in these moments of sorrow.

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