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Michael Kleinman
Number of games in database: 108
Years covered: 2008 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2414 (2278 rapid, 2246 blitz)

Overall record: +30 -27 =25 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 26 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B53 B30 B23 B31 B96
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C67 C72 C90 C95
 French Defense (7) 
    C07 C05 C03 C10
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C07 C03 C05
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B14 B10 B13
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C92 C91 C90 C95
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B48 B76 B78 B23 B75
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D85 D90 D70 D91 D79
 Sicilian Dragon (8) 
    B76 B78 B77 B75 B72
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A36 A38 A33 A35
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B48 B49
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Kleinman vs T Krnan, 2010 1-0
   L Henry vs M Kleinman, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Berkeley International (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2010 Ontario Closed Championship by gauer

   🏆 Pro Chess League
   M Kleinman vs Maximiliano Perez (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   M Villanueva vs M Kleinman (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   A C Obregon vs M Kleinman (Feb-28-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   M Kleinman vs F Perez Ponsa (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   T Beerdsen vs M Kleinman (Feb-07-18) 0-1, rapid

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(born Mar-22-1994, 24 years old) Canada

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In 2011, International Master (2017) Michael Kleinman (FIDE Master in 2011) tied for 3rd-5th in the Canadian Youth U-18 chess championship with 4/7, won the 2011 Ontario junior and tied for 1st-3rd with Roman Sapozhnikov and Nikolay Noritsyn at the Guelph Fall ProAm (with a win and a loss against his aforementioned opponents, respectively). He was the Ontario 2010 Closed champion, went to the 2010 WYCC and at the World Junior Championship (2012) finished with 6/13. He finished with 6 behind Edward Song and Andrew Tang, tying with Safal Bora after 9 rounds (their individual encounter was a loss for Mike) for share of 3rd-4th at the inaugural North American 2014 Junior chess championship, held at Kitchener's Walper Terrace hotel.


In 2013, he scored 3/5 to win bronze on 1st board for the McGill A team at the Canadian Universities' Interleague Chess Championship.

He joins Fabiano Caruana, Eric Hansen, Alexandre Lesiege, Aman Hambleton, Lefong Hua, Elias Oussedik and Robin van Kampen on the Montreal Chessbrahs(6) team.

References / Sources




(4) (he had an IM title application in 2017, pending approval),


(6) (joining the Montreal Chessbrahs team on the PRO Chess league in 2016).

Last updated: 2017-12-24 17:59:50

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 108  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Kleinman vs K Morrison  1-0312008Hart House Winter OpenB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. F Barrios vs M Kleinman  0-1522009PWC Toronto OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
3. M Kleinman vs A Calugar  0-1422009PWC Toronto OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
4. V Puri vs M Kleinman  1-0312009PWC Toronto OpenD85 Grunfeld
5. M Kleinman vs A Martchenko 0-1332009CAN-ch U16B01 Scandinavian
6. S Thavandiran vs M Kleinman  1-0272010Cdn U-20 ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
7. H R Jung vs M Kleinman  ½-½772010Ontario ClosedA00 Uncommon Opening
8. M Kleinman vs S Demmery 1-0572010Ontario ClosedB07 Pirc
9. M Kleinman vs T Krnan 1-0282010Ontario ClosedB01 Scandinavian
10. K Chung vs M Kleinman 0-1242010Ontario ClosedB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. M Kleinman vs M Humphreys ½-½82010Ontario ClosedA07 King's Indian Attack
12. L Henry vs M Kleinman 0-1442010Ontario ClosedB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
13. D Rensch vs M Kleinman 1-0412011Berkeley InternationalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. M Kleinman vs A C Lee  1-0352011Berkeley InternationalC78 Ruy Lopez
15. M Kleinman vs A Gupta  ½-½462011Berkeley InternationalB53 Sicilian
16. R Yankovsky vs M Kleinman  1-0712011Berkeley InternationalB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
17. M Kleinman vs Bela Evans  ½-½532011Berkeley InternationalC07 French, Tarrasch
18. T Abrahamyan vs M Kleinman  ½-½402011Berkeley InternationalB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
19. S Shivaji vs M Kleinman  ½-½342011Berkeley InternationalB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. M Kleinman vs R Lobo  1-0532011Berkeley InternationalC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. G Carreto Nieto vs M Kleinman  1-0712011Berkeley InternationalB23 Sicilian, Closed
22. R Sapozhnikov vs M Kleinman  ½-½332011Ontario Jr ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
23. M Kleinman vs C Schneider  1-0632011Ontario Jr ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. M Kleinman vs A Cormier  ½-½262011Ontario Jr ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. T Song vs M Kleinman  0-1442011Ontario Jr ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
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