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Grand Master and European Grand
Master. E' be one of strongest
juniores of the world and, after
various years passes to you to
Rome, playing for the Angelini
square, from two seasons é
returned in the Glad Society of
Turin with which it has caught up
its first succeeded important. In
juniores the best ones it turns
out to you: the gold conquered to
Samples to you European to
Squares of the ' 92 and in the
MEC to Braces of the ' 93. With
the national Open, four tito them
continental ones (' 95 - ' 97 -
2001 - 2002), two IOC Grand Prix
(' 99 - 2002), olympic gold
(2000), an European Compound to
Squares (2002). Winner of five
Goblets Italy (' 90 - ' 91 - ' '
94 - ' 96 - ' 99) and of eight
tito them Italian ones (' 85 - '
88 - ' 91 - ' 93 - ' 95 - ' 99 -
2001- 2002), has moreover
conquered two times the
Cavendish, the Forbo, the
Rosemblum and the Spingold, and
once the Reisinger and the
Australian Summer Not.
Creeds in the
fortune and the iella, to the
green table like in the life?
also not being superstizioso. The
man does not have some defense
when incappa in the moments not
of the life: he can only limit
itself to endure of the
consequences. Those that they do
not believe to the misfortune,
can make it simply because never
they have not been iellati.
Six famous for your
great calm and tranquillity, but
will be pure something that it
makes you to see red?
hammering, insomma the classic
drop. My resistance, é
effectively remarkable, but to a
sure point explosion. And when it
happens fortunately (very
rarely!) they are indeed
The bridge as it has
changed your life?
In way total. To
15 years I was already in one
professionistica square with all
the implications of the case,
from the interruption of the
studies, to the impossibility of
living the classic life of the
boys of my age...
And if you returned
I would rifare
the same choices exactly because
I think privileging, having had
the possibility to succeed to
realize to me in a
"job" that gratifies to
me and gets passionate.
How you succeed to
conciliate your calm and weighted
temperament with the love for the
race of the horses?
I do not have
some difficulty, in how much of
the world of the race I do not
love the risk, the bet, but the
horse in himself. Behind to every
my bet there é one rigorous
preparation and acquaintance of
the horses and theirs fantini.
Insomma, mine é a nearly
scientific approach. However or
you make therefore or you lose...
and this I cannot indeed allow it
Which é the
adversary who has created you
greater problems to the table?
I do not have
doubts: the Brogeland Norwegian
with its Saelensinde companion.
You must know that, during the
world-wide ones of Hammamet,
while we were playing against,
without warning in knows it was
an escape of gas.Dopo the large
one you run you run general we
resume the game, but seated to an
other table. From those ' 98
never more I have far away not
You would be one
nearly perfect person if...
Perfect é a po'
even exaggerated, but undoubtedly
better if not pits forced, for
the bridge, to be far away from
house and my affections therefore
much time. I often have, for this
reason, of the strong senses of
Not creeds that your
excessive education and
diplomacy, can sfociare in the
E' a risk that
unavoidablly is run. However,
hatred so a lot the maleducazione
that I prefer to pass some times
You and Lorenzo
Lauria, therefore various, formed
one of the stronger braces of the
world. Which it is the secret?
Not there é no
secret. In the time, we are
resolutions to construct to a
deep friendship based on the
mutual esteem and confidence, two
indispensable qualities in order
to become a brace solid, but also
we have had to work and to study
much in order to arrive to being
what today we are.
There é someone to
which you must say thanks?
To one tide of
persons. Limiting me to the world
of the bridge, Maria Teresa
Lavazza and Italian Santià who
me have practically grown,
offering the possibility to me to
confront to me, since young, with
the strongest players of the
world; to Leandro intentional
Burgay that for first he has
believed and to head at the
coupled Lauria-Versace; and,
finally, thanks large like a
house to Francisco Angelini who,
in every year passes entirety to
you, always has demonstrated a
Some years ago six
transferred to you to Rome. What
lacks you Turin?
My parents and,
for the rest, very little. By
now, I feel very more piemontese
An image that you
would not want never faded.
That one of my
moglie Giuliana with our child
George in the crib, endured after
the delivery. Grown hour é and
é even become tifoso upsetting
of the Rome, much to be nicknamed
"Tottigol", but that
image will remain in order always
indelebile in my mind.