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|Full name||Paolo Boi|
|Died||1598 (aged c. 70)|
He was born in Syracuse, Sicily (now Italy) and died in Naples. Historian H.J.R. Murray says he was poisoned by jealous rivals. Other sources say he caught a cold when hunting and died as a result of it.
- Hooper, David; Whyld, Kenneth (1992), "Boi, Paolo", The Oxford Companion to Chess (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-280049-3
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