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Mark Plotkin
Number of games in database: 32
Years covered: 2011 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2435 (2191 rapid, 2178 blitz)
Overall record: +11 -13 =8 (46.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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   Lima vs M Plotkin (May-25-21) 1-0
   M Plotkin vs Lima (May-24-21) 1/2-1/2
   M Plotkin vs V Belous (Dec-30-20) 1/2-1/2
   K Dragun vs M Plotkin (Dec-30-20) 1-0
   M Plotkin vs S Gauri (Dec-29-20) 0-1

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(born Dec-02-1998, 23 years old) Canada

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International Master.

In 2011, he finished with 5/9 at the 2011 WYCC U-14 category in Brazil and was playing at the World Youth Championship (2012) in the U-14 category. Victor Plotkin is his father. He tied for 2nd-3rd in the U2100 Chicago open in 2012. His score after playing 9 out of 10 games was 4.5 at the World youth team chess Olympiad in 2014 (2) on the top board of Canada's 2nd of 3 teams playing there. He tied with GM Maxim Dlugy and ahead of another titled player Yaacov Norowitz - an IM(3, 4) at the 2016 World open's (open 10-minute-championship) section to earn $260 and tied for share of 1st-2nd with Alexander Cherniaev at the Canadian open's 2016 blitz championship in Windsor.

References: (1) & (2014 North American Junior chess championship), (2) (he played top board for the 2nd group of 3 Canadian teams at the youth team Olympiad in Hungary), (3) (or is annotated), (4) (result at the 2016 World open (10 minute, open, championship section)), (5) (finished with 5.5/9 at the 2016 Canadian open).

Last updated: 2021-03-11 07:12:03

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Z Qin vs M Plotkin  0-1532011Canadian Jr ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
2. D Itkin vs M Plotkin  1-0312011Canadian Jr ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
3. N Gusev vs M Plotkin  1-0732011Fall ProAmC01 French, Exchange
4. M Plotkin vs M Song  1-0432011Fall ProAmB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. M Plotkin vs Daniel Ernir Njardarson  1-0372017Reykjavik OpenC10 French
6. J Christiansen vs M Plotkin  1-0502017Reykjavik OpenA15 English
7. M Plotkin vs P Daly  1-0312017Reykjavik OpenB10 Caro-Kann
8. D Derakhshani vs M Plotkin  1-0692017Reykjavik OpenC45 Scotch Game
9. M Plotkin vs Stephan Briem  1-0462017Reykjavik OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. A L'Ami vs M Plotkin 1-0352017Reykjavik OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M Plotkin vs J Meyer  1-0532017Reykjavik OpenC11 French
12. F Buchenau vs M Plotkin  1-0532017Reykjavik OpenB06 Robatsch
13. M Plotkin vs H T Jacobsen  1-0222017Reykjavik OpenC15 French, Winawer
14. S Bjornsson vs M Plotkin  0-1332017Reykjavik OpenC41 Philidor Defense
15. M Plotkin vs A Puranik  0-136201812th Philadelphia IntA07 King's Indian Attack
16. E Rosen vs M Plotkin  ½-½462019Montreal Summer IMB25 Sicilian, Closed
17. M Plotkin vs J Cori  0-1322020FIDE Online OlympiadA25 English
18. M Plotkin vs P I Acosta  1-0402020FIDE Online OlympiadA16 English
19. M Plotkin vs G Vazquez  0-1292020FIDE Online OlympiadB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
20. Robson vs M Plotkin  1-0672020FIDE Online OlympiadB06 Robatsch
21. Lorenzo Lodici vs M Plotkin  0-1512020FIDE Online OlympiadB06 Robatsch
22. M Plotkin vs C Yip  ½-½502020CCCSA Holiday GMA36 English
23. Josiah Stearman vs M Plotkin  ½-½512020CCCSA Holiday GMA13 English
24. M Plotkin vs Mishra  ½-½872020CCCSA Holiday GMC07 French, Tarrasch
25. T Stremavicius vs M Plotkin  ½-½492020CCCSA Holiday GMA04 Reti Opening
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  Penguincw: Mark Plotkin did well at the World Open 2016, finishing with 4.5/9. This included an upset with black over GM Victor Mikhalevski in Round 1.
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Nov-21-21  Albertan: Mark Plotkin wins Banff Open 2021.

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