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Martha Lorena Fierro Baquero
M Fierro 
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Number of games in database: 258
Years covered: 1993 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2369 (2304 rapid, 2214 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2411

Overall record: +87 -66 =42 (55.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 63 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B25 B90 B31 B42 B51
 English (21) 
    A13 A10 A15 A11 A16
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C77 C90 C60 C65 C84
 French Defense (17) 
    C00 C01 C10 C07 C09
 French (9) 
    C00 C10
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B13 B14 B10 B12 B18
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (29) 
    E62 E92 E60 E90 E81
 Sicilian (23) 
    B27 B36 B31 B32 B21
 Scandinavian (16) 
 Robatsch (14) 
 Pirc (10) 
    B07 B08 B09
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A40 A41 A45
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Fierro vs O Sabirova, 2006 1-0
   M Fierro vs L Maria, 1994 1-0
   Z Stockova vs M Fierro, 1993 0-1
   A Pourkashiyan vs M Fierro, 2008 1/2-1/2
   M Fierro vs J Borrellas Comellas, 1996 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix (2009)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2010)
   6th FIDE Women Grand Prix (2011)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2011)
   Women's Olympiad (2008)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   43rd Chess Olympiad (Women) (2018)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad (Women)
   M Fierro vs A Milovic (Oct-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   D Mirza vs M Fierro (Oct-04-18) 0-1
   M Sebag vs M Fierro (Oct-02-18) 0-1
   M Narva vs M Fierro (Oct-01-18) 1-0
   M Fierro vs Li Ting Tan (Sep-30-18) 0-1

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(born Sep-06-1977, 41 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Ecuador)

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International Master, Woman Grandmaster, FIDE Trainer and International Organizer.

Wikipedia article: Martha Fierro

Last updated: 2018-12-22 05:45:32

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 258  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Fierro vs B Tuvshintugs  1-0431993Wch U16 GirlsB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
2. M Fierro vs A Abishova  1-0511993Wch U16 GirlsB41 Sicilian, Kan
3. Z Stockova vs M Fierro  0-1631993Wch U16 GirlsB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
4. S Storme vs M Fierro  0-1251993Wch U16 GirlsB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
5. M Fierro vs M Socko  1-0751993Wch U16 GirlsC01 French, Exchange
6. Anna Wagener vs M Fierro  0-1761994Wch U18 GirlsA00 Uncommon Opening
7. M Fierro vs I Chervonenko  1-0581994Wch U20 GirlsC01 French, Exchange
8. N Edzgveradze vs M Fierro  1-0321994Wch U20 GirlsA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
9. M Fierro vs P Mohammad Karimi  1-0411994Wch U18 GirlsB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. T Depool Malave vs M Fierro  0-1181994Wch U20 GirlsB07 Pirc
11. M Fierro vs S Connolly  1-0281994Olympiad (Womans)C29 Vienna Gambit
12. S Yordanova vs M Fierro  0-1431994Wch U18 GirlsA16 English
13. M Fierro vs L Maria 1-0141994Ch World (juniors) (under 20) (g)C28 Vienna Game
14. M Fierro vs C Bijoux  1-0201995Wch U20 GirlsB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
15. M Fierro vs L Smajlovic  1-0451995Wch U20 GirlsC10 French
16. M Fierro vs A Gatine  1-0331995Wch U20 GirlsB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
17. M Fierro vs A Khegai 1-0221995Wch U20 GirlsB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
18. M Fierro vs S Vajda 0-1461996Ch World (juniors) (under 20) (w)C29 Vienna Gambit
19. M Fierro vs J Borrellas Comellas 1-0251996Vendrell opC28 Vienna Game
20. Sutovsky vs M Fierro  1-0251996BenasqueB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
21. A Vargas vs M Fierro  0-1171996Wch U20 GirlsB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
22. I Krush vs M Fierro  0-1361996New York OpenE92 King's Indian
23. W Sheikhuder vs M Fierro  0-1381996Olympiad (Women)B32 Sicilian
24. Y Hernandez vs M Fierro  0-1351996Olympiad (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. M Fierro vs A P Santos  1-0421998Faro opC00 French Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-30-05  PinkPanther: This is Martica Fierro, no?
Premium Chessgames Member
  chancho: I believe she is from Ecuador.
Apr-10-06  EmperorAtahualpa: <I believe she is from Ecuador.>

<Chancho> Yes she is and she's actually a WGM!

Sep-06-06  BIDMONFA: Martha Lorena Fierro-Baquero

FIERRO, Martha

Jun-17-07  Karpova: Her official homepage:
Jun-17-07  Open Defence: the photo with her doggies is very cute...
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  whiteshark: Martha Lorena Fierro Baquero, born in Rhode Island, USA, but from Ecuador is the highest rated Panamerican female chess player. She started playing chess at the age of 14 but she compensated the difficulties of being a latecomer by advancing rapidly.

Her current rating, slightly above the 2400 mark is her best rating ever. In the Chess Olympiad last November in Dresden, she scored 7.5 out of 8 with a rating performance of <2613> and a silver medal on the first board.

She holds the FIDE player titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster and the FIDE training title of FIDE Trainer. She has represented Ecuador in several Chess Olympiads and dominated the domestic championships by winning <all> the titles between 1992-2002.

She won a silver medal in the Yerevan 1996 Chess Olympiad. She has already won the Panamerican Championship 5 times. She was tied for the fourth place in the World Junior Girls Championship in Brazil 1994.

May-25-09  wanabe2000: Martha Lorena Fierro-Baquero is now the highest rated woman born in the USA eclipsing Alisa Maric on the April 2009 FIDE ratings list. 2411 to 2407.
Nov-22-09  jdcapablanca: She is a kind of prodigious ..I remember I played against her in a simultaneous exibition in 1997 in Ecuador in Quito. It began with more than 200 people and aproximatelly after a 6 hours, there were around 100 people left. I was one of them and one of the last standing players of it.I remember that I was in the middle of the game with even chances. Suddenly a man came to my table he watch the position 4 seconds, and in an instant he removed all the pieces and then he ensemble the position in a new board, very fast as a machine. It was something wrong in the posittion, it became better for me, but I couldnt realize were exactly was the mistake, maybe in my inconcient I dint really wanted to remember the true possition. However when Martha came after making the moves in around 100 boards, she inmediattly fixed the possition, in fact the pawn was not doubled on g3 but on f3 !! I was shocked about her memory but most of all, because of her beauty.
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  Tabanus: On a drier note, she won the American Continental Championship in Cali (Columbia) Sept. 2009:

Feb-26-11  mojonera: is GM becerra her husband ?
Feb-27-11  BLarsen1967: <mojonera><is GM becerra her husband?> It seems not,The Latin Chess Queen lives with her mother in Ecuador (this according to Wiki)
May-28-11  mojonera: she is not in the player directory.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: She is, under 'B'.
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