Number of games in database: 149
Years covered: 1974 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2344
Highest rating achieved in database: 2400
Overall record: +51 -53 =42 (49.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
J Shahade vs M Ginsburg, 2003 0-1
M Ginsburg vs Blatny, 2001 1/2-1/2
M Ginsburg vs J Johnson, 2002 1-0
W J Aramil vs M Ginsburg, 2002 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Foxwoods Open (2008)
32nd World Open (2004)
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Last updated: 2017-11-09 15:19:39
(born Mar-27-1959, 58 years old) Belgium (federation/nationality United States of America)
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International Master (1981), his CG account is: User: nezhmet. His website https://nezhmet.wordpress.com/ contains many anecdotes and annotated games from his career. He and Kenneth Regan were two of the stars of the Princeton chess team.
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149
|1. M Ginsburg vs Larsen
||1-0||53||1974||Bent Larsen Simul||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|2. M Ginsburg vs R Costigan
||1-0||18||1977||USATE||A34 English, Symmetrical|
|3. C Crouch vs M Ginsburg
|| ||½-½||22||1978||Lloyds Bank||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|4. M Ginsburg vs L Christiansen
|| ||1-0||45||1978||NCL Washington Plumbers vs Berkeley Riots||A11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System|
|5. L Shamkovich vs M Ginsburg
||½-½||55||1978||Lloyds Bank||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|6. M Ginsburg vs J M Hodgson
|| ||½-½||64||1978||Lloyds Bank||A14 English|
|7. H Westerinen vs M Ginsburg
|| ||1-0||40||1978||Lloyds Bank||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|8. M Ginsburg vs P J Sowray
|| ||1-0||28||1978||Lloyds Bank||E91 King's Indian|
|9. A D Martin vs M Ginsburg
|| ||½-½||24||1978||Lloyds Bank||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|10. K J Wicker vs M Ginsburg
|| ||1-0||51||1978||Lloyds Bank||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. M Ginsburg vs G Lambert
||1-0||46||1978||Lloyds Bank||E97 King's Indian|
|12. M Ginsburg vs M Basman
||0-1||68||1979||Lloyds Bank op||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|13. R C Balinas vs M Ginsburg
||0-1||33||1979||Lloyds Bank Masters||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|14. M Ginsburg vs R Eberlein
|| ||1-0||15||1979||Maryland Fall Congress||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|15. M Ginsburg vs Dzindzichashvili
|| ||1-0||41||1979||Chicago Christmas M/E||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|16. M Ginsburg vs Dzindzichashvili
||0-1||39||1980||Philadelphia (USA)||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|17. Alburt vs M Ginsburg
||1-0||39||1980||Lone Pine||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|18. M Ginsburg vs Ermenkov
|| ||½-½||38||1980||Lone Pine||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|19. Reshevsky vs M Ginsburg
||1-0||43||1980||Lone Pine||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|20. R Henley vs M Ginsburg
||½-½||55||1980||Lone Pine||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|21. M Ginsburg vs V Zaltsman
||½-½||66||1980||Lone Pine||B56 Sicilian|
|22. A Lein vs M Ginsburg
||1-0||48||1980||Lone Pine||A48 King's Indian|
|23. M Ginsburg vs Dusan Rajkovic
||0-1||43||1980||Lone Pine||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|24. J A Grefe vs M Ginsburg
||0-1||31||1980||Lone Pine||C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical|
|25. M Ginsburg vs B Rind
||0-1||50||1980||Lone Pine||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149
|Jan-16-06|| ||Joshka: This guy is with Bill Paschal for the ICCWebCast today.|
|May-04-06|| ||Confuse: picture looks like its from the 80's. =)|
|May-19-06|| ||nezhmet: Looks like Marshall CC, 23 W 10 St, circa 1981 or 1982.|
Too bad the Manhattan CC at Carnegie Hall went defunct.
|Jul-16-06|| ||OhioChessFan: <Nezhmet> were you ever GM eligible? I don't know all the rules, but your rating has been at times very high for an IM.|
|Jul-19-06|| ||samsal27: <nezhmet> You mention that you are a fan of Volokitin. How do you think he will fare in Biel?|
|Feb-04-07|| ||IMDONE4: <nezhmet> do you remember when that picture was taken?|
|Aug-11-08|| ||myschkin: . . .
extract from <A personal chess history>:
"The Case of the Board Shaker"
Many players are just bundles of nerves and canít help vibrating and shaking all the pieces and the table (mostly on their time, when they are most immersed in thinking). This would include GM Walter Browne. The action: Huebner often went nuts on these guys, but I for one didnít mind that much. Igor Ivanov, a very mellow soul, would just lean back and tip his chair backwards. The result: kibitzers were always entertained when Walter cycled through postures and expressions in Zeitnot. I believe ex-WC Tigran Petrosian was also a table shaker, and an occasional leg-kicker, in his day. Complaints were not heard - Tigran strategically switched off his hearing-aid! (I believe this anecdote came from his arch-nemesis Viktor Korchnoi).
|Mar-28-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Mark Ginsburg.|
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