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Marcel Martinez
Number of games in database: 63
Years covered: 1990 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2427
Highest rating achieved in database: 2438

Overall record: +22 -17 =19 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B42 B99 B27 B30 B80
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C60 C78 C64 C65 C91
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B42 B43
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (6) 
    E94 E70 E90 E60 E66
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C61 C72 C71 C77 C91
 Sicilian (5) 
    B51 B96 B70 B78 B53
 Benko Gambit (4) 
    A57 A58
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A58 A57
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   US Open (2004)
   7th Foxwoods Open (2005)
   World Open (2007)
   Chessmaster US Championships 2005 (2004)

   S Macagno vs M Martinez (Jan-25-17) 1-0, rapid
   M Martinez vs R Hungaski (Jan-25-17) 0-1, rapid
   M Martinez vs M Leskovar (Jan-25-17) 0-1, rapid
   F Peralta vs M Martinez (Jan-25-17) 1-0, rapid

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(born 1980) United States of America

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He is an FM. Marcel Martinez, 1998 National High School champion, currently holds two IM norms and one GM norm. In 1999, he won the US Junior National Championship. In 2004, he tied for 1st at the US Open, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a chess instructor in Florida.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 63  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Vladimirov vs M Martinez  1-031 1990 Cordoba opB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. M Martinez vs H Akopyan  0-134 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A07 King's Indian Attack
3. D Zilberstein vs M Martinez  0-156 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A58 Benko Gambit
4. M Martinez vs J Shahade  1-046 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A04 Reti Opening
5. M Martinez vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½47 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A04 Reti Opening
6. G Braylovsky vs M Martinez  0-143 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B53 Sicilian
7. I Krush vs M Martinez  ½-½63 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
8. M Martinez vs V Bhat  1-077 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A06 Reti Opening
9. M Martinez vs Zaremba  1-055 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
10. D Schneider vs M Martinez  1-060 1999 Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)C71 Ruy Lopez
11. Pieta Mulcahey vs M Martinez  0-149 1999 U.S. OpenE70 King's Indian
12. M Martinez vs Serper  0-153 1999 100th US Open, RenoB42 Sicilian, Kan
13. E Schiller vs M Martinez  0-126 2000 San Francisco (USA)E60 King's Indian Defense
14. Sadvakasov vs M Martinez  1-060 2000 Continental op 45'B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. M Martinez vs W Shipman  1-046 2004 US OpenC60 Ruy Lopez
16. M Martinez vs Onischuk  0-131 2004 US OpenC47 Four Knights
17. A Chua vs M Martinez  0-142 2004 US OpenA57 Benko Gambit
18. M Martinez vs Wojtkiewicz  ½-½21 2004 US OpenB27 Sicilian
19. J Becerra Rivero vs M Martinez  0-132 2004 US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
20. Gulko vs M Martinez  1-026 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
21. M Martinez vs J Kleiman  1-033 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005B42 Sicilian, Kan
22. M Martinez vs Kamsky  ½-½76 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. Goldin vs M Martinez  1-069 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005A58 Benko Gambit
24. M Martinez vs R Adamson  ½-½26 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. M Hoekstra vs M Martinez  0-132 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
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  GrahamClayton: Martinez played in the United States Chess League with the Miami Sharks. Here is an interview:

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