Studies composed by

Gioachino Greco

(Italy, ca.1600 - ca.1634)


More about this famous chess player can be found at various places like Wikipedia, where we can read:

Mikhail Botvinnik considered Greco to be the first professional chess player (Gufeld & Stetsko 1996:5).

Gioacchino Greco was also known in Italy as "il Calabrese", which means "the Calabrian".
Some sources quote that his parents were Greeks and that he had been born at Celico, a village near Cosenza (Murray 2012:828).


(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden database V (31-12-2015) ).