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Marcel Martinez
Number of games in database: 64
Years covered: 1990 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2427
Highest rating achieved in database: 2438

Overall record: +23 -17 =19 (55.1%)*
   * 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 B30 B99 B90 B27
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C78 C60 C65 C64 C91
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B42 B43
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (6) 
    E70 E66 E90 E75 E94
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C61 C72 C71 C77 C91
 Sicilian (5) 
    B51 B53 B78 B96 B58
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A58
 Benko Gambit (4) 
    A57 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Zilberstein vs M Martinez, 2005 1/2-1/2
   M Martinez vs D Zilberstein, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   US Open (2004)
   7th Foxwoods Open (2005)
   World Open (2007)
   Chessmaster US Championship 2005 (2004)

   🏆 PRO Chess League (Atlantic)
   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 Aug-11-1980, 42 years old) Cuba (federation/nationality United States of America)

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FIDE Master. 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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Last updated: 2018-06-24 08:58:00

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 82  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vladimirov vs M Martinez  1-0311990Cordoba opB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. M Martinez vs W Kobese  0-1801998Saitek US MastersB08 Pirc, Classical
3. E Johnson vs M Martinez  0-1431998Saitek US MastersA57 Benko Gambit
4. M Martinez vs S Roods  1-0401998Saitek US MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Hodgson vs M Martinez  0-1401998Saitek US MastersD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. M Martinez vs D Ippolito  1-0511998Saitek US MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
7. K L Deng vs M Martinez  0-1461998Saitek US MastersA10 English
8. M Martinez vs R Antonio  0-1441998Saitek US MastersA04 Reti Opening
9. J Whitehead vs M Martinez  ½-½661998Saitek US MastersA58 Benko Gambit
10. M Martinez vs Benjamin  0-1471998Saitek US MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
11. M Martinez vs W Randolph  1-028199899th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
12. J H Fincken vs M Martinez  0-135199899th US OpenA48 King's Indian
13. M Martinez vs A L Garey  1-047199899th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
14. G Kacheishvili vs M Martinez  1-040199899th US OpenE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
15. M Martinez vs J Shahade  ½-½34199899th US OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
16. C Rubsamen vs M Martinez  ½-½40199899th US OpenB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
17. M Martinez vs M Cavallo  1-044199899th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
18. W Orton vs M Martinez  0-122199899th US OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. M Martinez vs P Wang  ½-½41199899th US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
20. D Schneider vs M Martinez  1-0601999US Junior ClosedC71 Ruy Lopez
21. M Martinez vs V Bhat  1-0771999US Junior ClosedA06 Reti Opening
22. G Braylovsky vs M Martinez  0-1431999US Junior ClosedB53 Sicilian
23. M Martinez vs J Shahade  1-0461999US Junior ClosedA04 Reti Opening
24. D Zilberstein vs M Martinez  0-1561999US Junior ClosedA57 Benko Gambit
25. M Martinez vs H Akopyan  0-1341999US Junior ClosedA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 82  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  GrahamClayton: Martinez played in the United States Chess League with the Miami Sharks. Here is an interview:

Premium Chessgames Member
  wwall: He was portrayed very well by Cuban-American actor Jeffry Batista in the movie "Critical Thinking," an excellent film.

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