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Daniele Vocaturo
Number of games in database: 629
Years covered: 2004 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2617 (2584 rapid, 2565 blitz)

Overall record: +268 -153 =196 (59.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 12 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (88) 
    B90 B23 B25 B33 B76
 Giuoco Piano (32) 
    C53 C50
 French Defense (30) 
    C11 C18 C10 C03 C07
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C78 C67 C95 C91 C65
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B12 B13 B18 B10 B14
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B94 B99 B96 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B76 B78 B90 B22 B51
 King's Indian (37) 
    E97 E92 E62 E90 E91
 Ruy Lopez (31) 
    C80 C78 C93 C77 C82
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    D02 A40 A45 A50 E00
 French Defense (18) 
    C03 C01 C19 C07 C12
 Sicilian Dragon (16) 
    B76 B78 B77
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Vocaturo vs T Hillarp Persson, 2009 1-0
   O Kniest vs Vocaturo, 2013 0-1
   Vocaturo vs Van Kampen, 2010 1-0
   Vocaturo vs Kirill Shubin, 2019 1-0
   L Wu vs Vocaturo, 2006 0-1
   O Aharon vs Vocaturo, 2014 0-1
   Vocaturo vs Kotronias, 2006 1-0
   Vocaturo vs A Del Monaco, 2012 1-0
   Vocaturo vs R Di Paolo, 2010 1-0
   Vocaturo vs M Karttunen, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2011)
   Corus Group C (2010)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2021)
   Sunway Sitges Festival (2016)
   Xtracon Chess Open (2017)
   Xtracon Open (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2020)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   European Championship (2018)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2014)
   European Championship (2017)

   🏆 European Individual Championship
   Y Parkhov vs Vocaturo (Apr-06-22) 0-1
   Vocaturo vs K Juksta (Apr-05-22) 1-0
   A Davtyan vs Vocaturo (Apr-04-22) 1-0
   K Shevchenko vs Vocaturo (Apr-02-22) 1-0
   Vocaturo vs G Guseinov (Apr-01-22) 1/2-1/2

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(born Dec-16-1989, 32 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 27; games 1-25 of 667  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vocaturo vs A Shchekachev  0-1462004Rome 2ndB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. I Miladinovic vs Vocaturo 1-03620053rd Hotel Petra IMA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Vocaturo vs N Guliyev 0-1872005Frascati Chess WeekB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
4. Khenkin vs Vocaturo 0-1662005Frascati Chess WeekE81 King's Indian, Samisch
5. Vocaturo vs I Miladinovic  0-1492005Frascati Chess WeekB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. M Latorre vs Vocaturo  0-1662005Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
7. Vocaturo vs M Huerga Leache  1-0522005Wch U16B33 Sicilian
8. L Wu vs Vocaturo 0-1392005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. Vocaturo vs P Pachta  1-0362005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. Vocaturo vs Nepomniachtchi  0-1452005Wch U16C11 French
11. I Brener vs Vocaturo  1-01032005Wch U16A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. Vocaturo vs A Diamant  0-1472005Wch U16B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. C Monsieux vs Vocaturo 1-0302005Wch U16B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. Karjakin vs Vocaturo  1-0562005European Club CupB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
15. P Laihonen vs Vocaturo  0-1552005European Club CupE97 King's Indian
16. Vocaturo vs N Sahitaj  0-1472005European Club CupB01 Scandinavian
17. A Spice vs Vocaturo  ½-½552005European Club CupA00 Uncommon Opening
18. B Jonsson vs Vocaturo  ½-½382005European Club CupB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
19. Vocaturo vs D Lapienis  ½-½802005European Club CupB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
20. Vocaturo vs B Diesen  1-0352005European Club CupC70 Ruy Lopez
21. Vocaturo vs N Ronchetti  ½-½522005Reggio Emilia 2005/06B33 Sicilian
22. G Franchini vs Vocaturo  0-1412005Reggio Emilia 2005/06B22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. Vocaturo vs Landa  0-1432005Reggio Emilia 2005/06C67 Ruy Lopez
24. D Dvirnyy vs Vocaturo  0-1502006ITA-ch U20B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Vocaturo vs O Zimina  1-0702006Reggio Emilia 2005/06B10 Caro-Kann
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 667  PGN Download
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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:
Nov-05-21  SkySports: It seems his account on was closed for violating the fair play policy...
Nov-05-21  SkySports: I noticed just now that he has a different profile:

Probably the other one was a fake, or maybe he didn't initally register as titled player...

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