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From Rome. World
Grand Master and European Grand
Master. Married with Christian
and father of Roberto (9 years)
and Anna (5 years). It plays in
National and the Lavazza Team. In
its agonistica career, begun in
the ' 72, it has won very many in
blue and with the club. The first
places more meant to you: The
Olympic Games 2000, European ' 79
- ' 95 - ' 97 - 2001, MEC to
Braces ' 79, Cavendish Teams ' 96
- ' 97, Rosemblum Cup ' 98 -
Vanderbilt Cup ' 99 - IOC Grand
Prix ' 99, Reisinger Cup 2000 -
Forbo Teams 2001, Spingold Cup
2001, Australian Summer Not 2001,
7 tito them Italian ones to
Squares, 5 Italy Goblets. Hobby:
the ag and the sport in kind.
experience of your life life that
has mainly conditioned you?
My life has been
characterized from a series of
different periods a lot one from
the other, from which has always
absorbed something until becoming
the man that are today. But the
experience that has mainly
conditioned me in the years to
come has been that one of the
sevizio military, in how much
just then was approached the
bridge. This passion had so been
involved me from distogliermi, at
first, from the studies (Economy
and Commerce) and, later on, to
become the only interest of my
life, even if, to those times, in
exchange it gave to me indeed
little or null.
Although this your
admission, discovers in yours
palmares an unexpected one and,
to the appearance, inexplicable
and extended empty around to
years ' ' 70. Which thing had
I had thrown
spirit and body in the movement
of the oranges. I was with they
all the day, while the night, for
living, I played to similar poker
and. Then, the Guru fell in
misfortune and with he the
movement that I had founded and I
re-entered in the world of the
bridge, recommencing to make
agonismo and to win.
expansive, to the incazzoso
appearance, nicknamed from the
you would want to change
something of your character or
you appeal to yourself therefore?
satisfied of like are, also
because the cohabitation with my
character and the others is good,
indeed, I can calmly say that
they are, in spite of the
appearance, one serene person.
As it is Lorenzo
father and Lorenzo husband. You
define yourself with two
With the sons
affectionate, with my Christian
moglie patient... even if it are
convinced of the contrary.
Six never felt
captive one of something or
someone to you?
Yes, of my
passions. When, in the course of
the years, they have been
attracted from something or
someone, I have always lived the
fine experience in bottom and way
total, for better or for worse,
without to never succeed to pull
to me behind.
If not pits a
bridgista to full time, what you
would want to be?
friendship between the bridgisti?
In bridge the
game it is a lot conditioning
and, very rarely, but I do not
exclude it, can exist an
affective relationship -
amicale between bridgisti
of different level.
If it is dug in
yours "caratterino" it
That, in the
substance, they are exactly what
is looked at. With passing of the
years, if not, they are a po'
changed and they are found again
to me to possess of the
absolutely unthinkable dowries a
As an example?
I have a greater
control of same me and,
consequently, holding to it
attends the instinct, have become
one nearly reflecting person.
One says that in the
bridge who wins mistakes
little... and you have gained a
lot. One svista absolutely
clamorous will be capitata you
ones made are wasted, but there
is some is in particular that me
Italy Goblet has cost one: we
were in the ' 76 and were playing
the last hand of the last turn.
Well, I have cannato clamorously
the contract dragging the square
to 2° the place.
And, in the private
life, it reminds a mistake that
indeed deleterious consequences
have brought you?
I do not have
doubts to care: the first
When a love indeed
In the moment in
which you acquire the full
knowledge of the situation,
without more to create alibi and
false hopes to you.
What makes you to
laugh to crepapelle?
The irony in
kind, is that one made on the
others, than on same me... in
this last case, but, it I accept
solo from the friends.
What just sopporti
of the world of the bridge?
and the narcissism, therefore
unfortunately diffuse attitudes
to all the levels
And what instead
continues to be strange to you
magnetism that this game always
emanates... one species of fatal
They are serene
... the balls do
not break off me.