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Marcel Martinez
Number of games in database: 63
Years covered: 1990 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2427
Highest rating achieved in database: 2438

Overall record: +22 -17 =19 (54.3%)*
   * 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 (10) 
    B42 B99 B30 B43 B27
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C78 C60 C65 C91 C64
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B42 B43
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (6) 
    E70 E66 E60 E90 E75
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C61 C72 C71 C77 C91
 Sicilian (5) 
    B78 B96 B53 B58 B51
 Benko Gambit (4) 
    A57 A58
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Zilberstein vs M Martinez, 2005 1/2-1/2

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

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   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, 40 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 3; games 1-25 of 63  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Vladimirov vs M Martinez  1-0311990Cordoba opB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. D Zilberstein vs M Martinez  0-1561999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A57 Benko Gambit
3. M Martinez vs J Shahade  1-0461999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A04 Reti Opening
4. M Martinez vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½471999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A04 Reti Opening
5. G Braylovsky vs M Martinez  0-1431999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B53 Sicilian
6. I Krush vs M Martinez  ½-½631999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
7. M Martinez vs V Bhat  1-0771999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A06 Reti Opening
8. M Martinez vs Zaremba  1-0551999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
9. D Schneider vs M Martinez  1-0601999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)C71 Ruy Lopez
10. M Martinez vs H Akopyan  0-1341999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A07 King's Indian Attack
11. Pieta Mulcahey vs M Martinez  0-1491999100th US OpenE70 King's Indian
12. M Martinez vs Serper  0-1531999100th US OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
13. E Schiller vs M Martinez  0-1262000San Francisco (USA)E60 King's Indian Defense
14. Sadvakasov vs M Martinez  1-0602000Continental op 45'B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. M Martinez vs W Shipman  1-0462004US OpenC60 Ruy Lopez
16. M Martinez vs Onischuk 0-1312004US OpenC46 Three Knights
17. A Chua vs M Martinez  0-1422004US OpenA57 Benko Gambit
18. M Martinez vs Wojtkiewicz  ½-½212004US OpenB06 Robatsch
19. J Becerra Rivero vs M Martinez  0-1322004US OpenB58 Sicilian
20. Gulko vs M Martinez  1-0262004Chessmaster US Championship 2005E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
21. M Martinez vs J Kleiman  1-0332004Chessmaster US Championship 2005B42 Sicilian, Kan
22. M Martinez vs Kamsky  ½-½762004Chessmaster US Championship 2005B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. Goldin vs M Martinez  1-0692004Chessmaster US Championship 2005A58 Benko Gambit
24. M Martinez vs R Adamson  ½-½262004Chessmaster US Championship 2005B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. M Hoekstra vs M Martinez  0-1322004Chessmaster US Championship 2005E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
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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:

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

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