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Ramon Mateo
Number of games in database: 150
Years covered: 1978 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2396 (2408 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2505

Overall record: +42 -53 =55 (46.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (34) 
    B93 B53 B40 B30 B95
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B93 B95 B97
 French Defense (7) 
    C00 C07 C10 C14 C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 D02 A46 E10
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A25 A21 A22
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B42 B43
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B42 B28 B43 B54 B90
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A46 E00 E10
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E15 E16 E12
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A37 A36 A30 A35
 English (5) 
    A15 A17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Mateo vs M K A Russell, 2004 1/2-1/2
   R Mateo vs M Godena, 2004 1/2-1/2
   R Mateo vs E Kirk, 2008 1-0
   P Pazos Gambarrotti vs R Mateo, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   I Bahia Feliz GM (2011)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2014)

   🏆 Cappelle-la-Grande Open
   R Mateo vs V Maupin (Mar-06-14) 1-0
   V Grabinsky vs R Mateo (Mar-05-14) 1/2-1/2
   R Mateo vs J Rendboe (Mar-03-14) 1/2-1/2
   Y Le Montagner vs R Mateo (Mar-03-14) 0-1
   K Piorun vs R Mateo (Mar-02-14) 1-0

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(born Jun-23-1958, 64 years old) Dominican Republic

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Grandmaster. He was Dominican Champion in 1979, 1986, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2010.

Last updated: 2019-01-25 13:24:56

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 150  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Mateo vs Nunn  0-1391978Buenos Aires OlympiadB53 Sicilian
2. R Mateo vs de Firmian  0-1421980Valletta OlympiadA14 English
3. T I Shaw vs R Mateo  1-0211980Valletta OlympiadB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
4. R Mateo vs W Wittmann  ½-½501980Valletta OlympiadA37 English, Symmetrical
5. J Rubinetti vs R Mateo  ½-½471982Lucerne OlympiadA17 English
6. R Mateo vs T Caiafas  0-1421982Lucerne OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. Suttles vs R Mateo  1-0361982Lucerne OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
8. R Mateo vs R Nokes  1-0261982Lucerne OlympiadC00 French Defense
9. R Mateo vs F Braga  1-0421984BayamoD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. R Mateo vs A Rodriguez Cespedes  0-1251984BayamoB40 Sicilian
11. R Mateo vs H Chin Alein  1-0311984Thessaloniki OlympiadC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. P Nikolic vs R Mateo  1-0371984Thessaloniki OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
13. R Mateo vs Quinteros  ½-½541984Thessaloniki OlympiadB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
14. Westerinen vs R Mateo  1-0381984Thessaloniki OlympiadB12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. R Mateo vs C Cuartas Bedoya 0-1431984Thessaloniki OlympiadA53 Old Indian
16. R W Smith vs R Mateo  1-0401984Thessaloniki OlympiadB24 Sicilian, Closed
17. Lombardy vs R Mateo  1-0251986New York opB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
18. R Mateo vs P Popovic  1-0391986New York opB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
19. R Mateo vs R Byrne 1-0321986New York opB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. R Mateo vs V Lukov  1-0311986Rio Gallegos fin-AB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. Smejkal vs R Mateo  1-0521986Dubai OlympiadA15 English
22. Anand vs R Mateo 1-0351986Dubai OlympiadB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
23. A Zapata vs R Mateo  ½-½191986Dubai OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. R Mateo vs Xu Jun  0-1711986Dubai OlympiadC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. R Mateo vs K Spraggett  ½-½451986Dubai OlympiadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 150  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-15-05  ChagoChess: Ramon Mateo is the first GM of the Dominican Republic, Congratulations Mateo!!!
Feb-03-06  BIDMONFA: Ramon Mateo

MATEO, Ramon

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  keypusher: Great news! I knew him when I lived there 1988-1990. A gentleman and a magnificent chessplayer.
Mar-09-08  Method B: Ramon Mateo wins 3rd International West Open Toulouse:
Mar-10-08  Riverbeast: Hombre!

I know you from NYC, amigo....You used to kick 'culo' in Washington Square Park...In 'mas suave' fashion...

Congratulations on your GM title.

Apr-03-08  chessmoron: Is this really User: Mateo?
Apr-04-08  hitman84: <MORON>Could be..
Apr-04-08  mistreaver: < Is this really User: Mateo?> It really could be because Mateo's comments are very interesting and look quite professional
Apr-12-08  stanleys: Congratulations from me too!

I was surprised (and pleased) to read his interview in which he said that he was not a professional,never worked with chess programs,but with books;finally he called Petrosian as a favourite player

Apr-23-08  positionalgenius: Mateo, I see you are a top player. No wonder your annotations are deep!
Apr-23-08  Red October: if this is User: Mateo we are indeed honoured to have interacted with him at if not, User: Mateo's analysis are still high class so either way we are honoured
May-12-08  stanleys: Deserves a picture,I believe.How about this one:
May-29-09  myschkin: . . .

GM Ramon Mateo learnt how to play chess at the age of 13. Soon he scored numerous local and international results. 1981 he was awarded the IM title by FIDE. In 1988 Mateo backed out of tournament play, but started a successful comeback ten years after chess retirement: Until 2005 he achieved the required 3 GM norms and in 2008 his rating overcame the 2500 ELO barrier. He represented the Dominican Republic not less than eight times at the Chess Olympiads since 1978.

Fide card:

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  Tabanus: Looks like he's national champion today, probably for the umpteenth time:, congratulations!

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  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
Jun-24-11  nanobrain: <stanleys: Deserves a picture,I believe.How about this one:;

If this guy in the picture is really Ramon Mateo, then I don't believe he is a good player, or a grandmaster. He may not even know how to play chess at all. Look at the chessboard in front of him. He does not know where to put his Queen and King in their initial position. He is already in the middlegame and he hasn't noticed yet!

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  chancho: <nanobrain> He's playing with the black pieces. Look at the color of his opponent's pieces.

The square his Queen is standing on is dark, so...

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  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
Jun-23-13  waustad: Happy B'day!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 56th birthday to GM Ramon Mateo.
Jun-23-19  Pyrandus: Living in Dominica?
Jun-23-20  evilkenevil: HBD GM..your country La HispaƱola - Caucedo one of the best seaport in Carebbean

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