Giulio De Nardo
|Giulio De Nardo|
|Born||24 January 1901|
|Died||10 October 1975 (aged 74)|
Biography[edit | edit source]
In his youth Giulio De Nardo studied at the Polytechnic University of Turin, but because of his passion for chess, Giulio De Nardo had to abandon his studies in order to participate in tournaments.
In 1923, Giulio De Nardo made his debut in a minor tournament of the Trieste chess festival and took 4th place. Then he won the Venezia Giulia regional chess championships several times. As the regional champion he was adopted by the Italian Chess Federation in the qualifying tournaments for Chess Olympiad in 1928. In the semifinals, he shared third place with Davide Marotti, and then in the final he shared fourth place again with Marotti. For this success Giulio De Nardo received the title of master and the right to represent Italy at the chess Olympiad.
Then Giulio De Nardo began his banking career at the commercial bank Banca Commerciale Italiana and played chess only occasionally in team championships. In the 1950s Giulio De Nardo moved to work in Parma, where he remained until the end of his life. Giulio De Nardo was a close friend of the Italian chess player Enrico Paoli.
References[edit | edit source]
- "1923 Trieste". www.thechesslibrary.com.
- "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Giulio De Nardo". www.olimpbase.org.
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- Giulio De Nardo player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Giulio De Nardo chess games at 365chess.com
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