Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Marco Albano
Number of games in database: 124
Years covered: 1966 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2291 (2220 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2304
Overall record: +95 -8 =21 (85.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Repertoire Explorer
Most played openings
B20 Sicilian (9 games)
B07 Pirc (7 games)
B32 Sicilian (7 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (7 games)
C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation (5 games)
C55 Two Knights Defense (3 games)
A50 Queen's Pawn Game (3 games)
B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation (2 games)
C50 Giuoco Piano (2 games)
B02 Alekhine's Defense (2 games)

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Marco Albano
Search Google for Marco Albano
FIDE player card for Marco Albano

(born Dec-11-1947, 71 years old) Italy

[what is this?]
Marco Albano was born in La Spezia.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 124  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Pace vs M Albano 0-1181966Camp ProvB20 Sicilian
2. M Albano vs Battisti  1-0351967Camp. ita. Squadre VB08 Pirc, Classical
3. M Albano vs Paolo Perinelli  1-0501968SavonaC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
4. S Divic vs M Albano  ½-½231968La Spezia S. GiusB32 Sicilian
5. M Albano vs Cambi  1-0321968La Spezia S. GiusB20 Sicilian
6. M Albano vs Matulovic  0-1211968Reggio Emilia 6768B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
7. M Albano vs A S Segal  ½-½181968Camp mond stud ybbsB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. M Albano vs P Mertens 1-0211968Camp mond stud ybbsB20 Sicilian
9. M Albano vs S Malmgren  0-1681968Camp mond stud ybbsB07 Pirc
10. M Albano vs D Metras  1-0731968Camp mond stud ybbsB07 Pirc
11. L Holmstrand vs M Albano  0-1401968Camp. mond. stud. YbE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
12. M Albano vs M Vujovic  ½-½411970La Spezia S. GiusB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
13. Mariani vs M Albano  0-1301970La Spezia semifinaliB27 Sicilian
14. Z Ljubisavljevic vs M Albano  ½-½491970La Spezia S. GiusB32 Sicilian
15. M Albano vs A Grinza  1-0371971Camp Ita UnivB10 Caro-Kann
16. B Manzardo vs M Albano  0-1301971Camp Ita SqA15 English
17. Ponzetto vs M Albano  0-1241971Univers. CerretoA02 Bird's Opening
18. R Cosulich vs M Albano  1-0261971La SpeziaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
19. M Albano vs L Santolini  1-0211971BariB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
20. M Albano vs Rossi  1-0481971La Spezia S. GiusB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
21. M Albano vs E Romani  1-0451971La Spezia S. GiusB20 Sicilian
22. M Albano vs M Mlcousek  1-0701971La Spezia S. GiusB02 Alekhine's Defense
23. M Albano vs F Palmiotto  1-0461972Camp Ita SqB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. A Grinza vs M Albano  0-1341972Camp. univ.A50 Queen's Pawn Game
25. M Albano vs G Laco  1-0761972Camp Ita SqB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 124  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Albano wins | Albano loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-09-09  Sem: Funny that there has been no kibitzing for Albano yet, since according to ChessGame Statistics he is nr. 7 in the list of players making winning sacrifices.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Marmot PFL: Better known as Captain Lou Albano.
Sep-20-09  birthtimes: Interesting that out of 35 games on the Sacrifice Explorer, only about a half-dozen of them have the ratings of either of the players...
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: He is now at #12 in that list. It still seems like a very high placing.
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: Albano is high on the list mostly because of his super-high winning percentage; it's not that he's particularly sacrificial, the database just happens to be full of his wins.

(Before you ask, yes, AJ also has a high winning sacrifice percentage for the same reason; going purely by percentages he should be on that list, not much below Albano. Thankfully, it seems the system thinks otherwise.)

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC