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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.

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B20 Sicilian (9 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (7 games)
B07 Pirc (7 games)
B32 Sicilian (7 games)
C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4 (5 games)
A50 Queen's Pawn Game (3 games)
C55 Two Knights Defense (3 games)
C45 Scotch Game (2 games)
C00 French Defense (2 games)
B44 Sicilian (2 games)

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(born Dec-11-1947, 69 years old) Italy

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Marco Albano was born in La Spezia.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 124  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Pace vs M Albano 0-118 1966 Camp ProvB20 Sicilian
2. M Albano vs Battisti  1-035 1967 Camp. ita. Squadre VB08 Pirc, Classical
3. M Albano vs Matulovic  0-121 1967 Reggio Emilia 6768B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
4. S Divic vs M Albano  ½-½23 1968 La Spezia S. GiusB32 Sicilian
5. M Albano vs Cambi  1-032 1968 La Spezia S. GiusB20 Sicilian
6. M Albano vs Perinelli  1-050 1968 SavonaC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. M Albano vs A S Segal  ½-½18 1968 Camp mond stud ybbsB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. M Albano vs P Mertens 1-021 1968 Camp mond stud ybbsB20 Sicilian
9. M Albano vs S Malmgren  0-168 1968 Camp mond stud ybbsB07 Pirc
10. M Albano vs D Metras  1-073 1968 Camp mond stud ybbsB07 Pirc
11. L Holmstrand vs M Albano  0-140 1968 Camp. mond. stud. YbE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
12. Mariani vs M Albano  0-130 1970 La Spezia semifinaliB27 Sicilian
13. Z Ljubisavljevic vs M Albano  ½-½49 1970 La Spezia S. GiusB32 Sicilian
14. M Albano vs M Vujovic  ½-½41 1970 La Spezia S. GiusB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
15. R Cosulich vs M Albano  1-026 1971 La SpeziaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. Ponzetto vs M Albano  0-124 1971 Univers. CerretoA02 Bird's Opening
17. M Albano vs L Santolini  1-021 1971 BariB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
18. M Albano vs Rossi  1-048 1971 La Spezia S. GiusB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
19. M Albano vs E Romani  1-045 1971 La Spezia S. GiusB20 Sicilian
20. M Albano vs M Mlcousek  1-070 1971 La Spezia S. GiusB02 Alekhine's Defense
21. M Albano vs A Grinza  1-037 1971 Camp Ita UnivB10 Caro-Kann
22. B Manzardo vs M Albano  0-130 1971 Camp Ita SqA15 English
23. E Paoli vs M Albano  0-126 1972 Camp. Ita. SquadreC59 Two Knights
24. Schneiders vs M Albano  0-161 1972 ImperiaA50 Queen's Pawn Game
25. M Corgnati vs M Albano  0-141 1972 Camp Ita UnivB32 Sicilian
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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.
Jun-25-09  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...
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  Domdaniel: He is now at #12 in that list. It still seems like a very high placing.
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  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.)

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