Silvino Garcia Martinez
Number of games in database: 425
Years covered: 1964 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2338 (2323 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2470
Overall record: +76 -158 =191 (40.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
S Garcia Martinez vs Pomar Salamanca, 1975 1-0
S Garcia Martinez vs Mokry, 1984 1-0
Najdorf vs S Garcia Martinez, 1970 1/2-1/2
Kholmov vs S Garcia Martinez, 1975 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Rubinstein Memorial 13th (1975)
Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2002)
Cuban Championship (2001)
Chigorin Memorial (1974)
Skopje Olympiad Final-B (1972)
Palma de Mallorca (1971)
Hastings 1973/74 (1973)
Lugano Olympiad qual-7 (1968)
Havana Olympiad qual-6 (1966)
Lugano Olympiad Final-B (1968)
Malaga op 4th (2001)
Buenos Aires Olympiad (1978)
Valletta Olympiad (1980)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2001 Capablanca memorial (premier - I) by gauer
2001 Capablanca memorial (premier - I) by trh6upsz
2004 Capablanca memorial (group I) by gauer
🏆 5th Srefidensi Masters
S Garcia Martinez vs Lu Shanglei (Nov-26-17) 0-1
Tiviakov vs S Garcia Martinez (Nov-25-17) 1/2-1/2
S Garcia Martinez vs Bruzon Batista (Nov-22-17) 0-1
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|SILVINO GARCIA MARTINEZ
(born Jul-04-1944, 77 years old) Cuba
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Silvino Garcia Martinez was born in Havana. Garcia became Pan-American Champion at Cardenas 1968 and was awarded the IM title in 1969 and the GM title in 1975 (the first Cuban to become a GM). He was Cuban Champion in 1968 (after a play-off), 1970, 1973 and 1979-80. A regular member of the Cuban Olympiad team, Garcia won the 1968 Pan American tournament and came equal third at the 1973 Capablanca Memorial (at Cienfuegos) and shared second at Havana 1985.
Wikipedia article: Silvino García Martínez
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 547
|1. S Garcia Martinez vs Rossetto
||0-1||51||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|2. R Ortega vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||35||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B06 Robatsch|
|3. S Garcia Martinez vs H Santa Cruz
|| ||½-½||53||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C66 Ruy Lopez|
|4. O'Kelly vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||38||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|5. S Garcia Martinez vs Evans
||0-1||40||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|6. Taimanov vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||43||1964||Capablanca Memorial||D94 Grunfeld|
|7. S Garcia Martinez vs Smyslov
||0-1||26||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation|
|8. Robatsch vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||47||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|9. S Garcia Martinez vs N Padevsky
|| ||0-1||31||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B57 Sicilian|
|10. S Garcia Martinez vs Udovcic
|| ||1-0||66||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|11. Portisch vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||36||1964||Capablanca Memorial||E90 King's Indian|
|12. S Garcia Martinez vs E Jimenez Zerquera
|| ||½-½||30||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|13. Stahlberg vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||39||1964||Capablanca Memorial||E61 King's Indian|
|14. S Garcia Martinez vs Uhlmann
|| ||0-1||53||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|15. Letelier vs S Garcia Martinez
||½-½||51||1964||Capablanca Memorial||E77 King's Indian|
|16. S Garcia Martinez vs R G Wade
|| ||0-1||38||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|17. Pachman vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||32||1964||Capablanca Memorial||B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|18. S Garcia Martinez vs E Cobo Arteaga
|| ||½-½||30||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C96 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|19. C Bielicki vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||31||1964||Capablanca Memorial||D75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5|
|20. S Garcia Martinez vs K Darga
|| ||½-½||33||1964||Capablanca Memorial||C10 French|
|21. J H Donner vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||1-0||38||1964||Capablanca Memorial||D93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3|
|22. S Garcia Martinez vs Ujtumen
|| ||1-0||43||1965||Chigorin Memorial||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|23. S Garcia Martinez vs Ciric
|| ||0-1||41||1965||Chigorin Memorial||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|24. Y Kotkov vs S Garcia Martinez
|| ||0-1||44||1965||Chigorin Memorial||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|25. S Garcia Martinez vs Damjanovic
|| ||1-0||63||1965||Chigorin Memorial||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 547
|Dec-29-04|| ||Benzol: Silvino Garcia Martinez
Born 4th July 1944 in Havana
An IM in 1969 and a GM in 1975 he was Cuban champion in 1968 (after playoff), 1970, 1973 and 1979-80.
|Jul-04-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Silvino Garcia-Martinez|
GARCIA MARTINEZ, Silvino
|Oct-29-06|| ||WarmasterKron: Silvino Garcia-Martinez played a game with Castro in the record simul a few years ago. Can anyone find a record of it?|
|Jul-04-08|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Silvino!|
|Nov-06-14|| ||chancho: Jose Raul Capablanca's record:
<+377 -47 =265 (73.9%)>
Compare that to Garcia Martinez's (The first Cuban to obtain the GM title from FIDE) <+46 -136 =137 (35.9%)>.
He has about the same number of wins that Capa had in total losses for his entire career.
|Nov-27-16|| ||kingscrusher: Does anyone know if the ruy Lopez d3 system is named after this Martinez ?!|
|Nov-29-16|| ||technical draw: GM Garcia Martinez's opponents are a regular who's who of great chessplayers.|
|Nov-29-16|| ||technical draw: By the way the movie "Born on the Fourth of July" is not about this Cuban GM.|
|Jul-16-21|| ||TheBish: It's odd reading that someone other than Capablanca was the first Cuban GM! (One of the best ever wasn't good enough for the title!) Of course I know that the title didn't exist then, but it seems like glossing over the fact that Capa ever existed.|
"Since FIDE did not award the Grandmaster title posthumously, world-class players who died prior to 1950, including World Champions Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca, and Alekhine, never received the title." From Wikipedia.
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