Federico Norcia

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Federico Norcia (31 March 1904, Lugo di Romagna – 15 July 1985, Modena) was an Italian chess master.[1]

He played several times in Italian Chess Championship, and took 2nd, behind Mario Monticelli, at Milan 1935, tied for 4-5th at Florence 1935, shared 1st at Ferrara 1952, and shared 1st at Perugia 1960.[2]

During World War II, Norcia tied for 3rd-5th at Munich 1942 (EuropameisterschaftEuropean Individual Chess Championship, Wertungsturnier – Qualification Tournament, Gösta Danielsson won).[3]

Norcia played for Italy in Chess Olympiads at Folkestone 1933, Munich 1936 (unofficial), Amsterdam 1954, Munich 1958 and Havana 1966.[4] and represented Italy in friendly matches against Switzerland in 1958 and Hungary in 1960.[5]


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