Alessandro Salvio (c. 1570 – c. 1640) was an Italian chess player who is considered to be the unofficial world champion around the year 1600. He started an Italian chess academy in Naples, Italy, and wrote a book called Trattato dell'Inventione et Arte Liberale del Gioco Degli Scacchi, which was published in Naples in 1604. He also wrote Il Puttino published in 1634. According to JH Saratt's translation, Il Puttino was first published in 1604, and republished in 1634.
|Full name||Alessandro Salvio|
|Died||c. 1640 (aged c. 70)|
- The works of Damiano, Ruy-Lopez, and Salvio on the game of chessVon J. H. Sarratt, Damiano, Ruy López de Sigura, Alessandro Salvio, Printed for T. Boosey, 1813 Original von Oxford University
- The Chess player's chronicle, The light and lustre of chess, by George Walker, 1843