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Marco Albano
Number of games in database: 134
Years covered: 1966 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2291 (2220 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2304
Overall record: +95 -15 =24 (79.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B20 Sicilian (9 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (8 games)
B07 Pirc (7 games)
B32 Sicilian (7 games)
C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation (5 games)
A50 Queen's Pawn Game (4 games)
C55 Two Knights Defense (3 games)
C00 French Defense (3 games)
C45 Scotch Game (3 games)
B45 Sicilian, Taimanov (2 games)

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(born Dec-11-1947, 73 years old) Italy

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FIDE Master Albano was born in La Spezia.

Last updated: 2020-10-28 08:04:06

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 134  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Pace vs M Albano 0-1181966Provincial ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
2. M Albano vs Battisti  1-0351967Camp. ita. Squadre VB08 Pirc, Classical
3. M Albano vs P Perinelli  1-0501967ITA-ch semifinalC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
4. M Albano vs Matulovic 0-1211968Reggio Emilia 1967/68B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
5. S Divic vs M Albano  ½-½231968La Spezia-BB32 Sicilian
6. M Albano vs R Cambi  1-0321968La Spezia-BB20 Sicilian
7. M Albano vs A S Segal  ½-½181968WchT U26 15th qual-AB02 Alekhine's Defense
8. M Albano vs P Mertens 1-0211968WchT U26 15th fin-CB20 Sicilian
9. M Albano vs S Malmgren  0-1681968WchT U26 15th fin-CB07 Pirc
10. M Albano vs D Metras 1-0731968WchT U26 15th fin-CB07 Pirc
11. L Holmstrand vs M Albano  0-1401968WchT U26 15th fin-CE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
12. Mariani vs M Albano  0-1301969ITA-ch semifinalB27 Sicilian
13. Z Ljubisavljevic vs M Albano  ½-½491970La SpeziaB32 Sicilian
14. M Albano vs M Vujovic  ½-½411970La SpeziaB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
15. M Albano vs L Santolini  1-0211971ITA-ch semifinalB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
16. B Manzardo vs M Albano  0-1301971Camp Ita SqA15 English
17. M Albano vs M Mlcousek  1-0701971La SpeziaB02 Alekhine's Defense
18. M Albano vs E Romani  1-0451971La SpeziaB20 Sicilian
19. M Albano vs G Rossi  1-0481971La SpeziaB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
20. R Cosulich vs M Albano  1-0261971La SpeziaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
21. G Cappello vs M Albano  0-1401972?C78 Ruy Lopez
22. Giuseppe Ponzetto vs M Albano  0-1241972Italian University ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
23. M Albano vs Saliba  1-0431972Italian University ChampionshipB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
24. M Albano vs A Grinza  1-0371972Italian University ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
25. M Corgnati vs M Albano  0-1411972Italian University ChampionshipB32 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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