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Ramon Mateo
Number of games in database: 207
Years covered: 1978 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2396 (2408 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2505

Overall record: +69 -69 =69 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (47) 
    B40 B93 B53 B95 B30
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B93 B95 B90 B97
 French Defense (7) 
    C14 C07 C00 C11 C05
 English (6) 
    A15 A14
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 E10 A46 D02
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E12 E13 E14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B42 B28 B43 B41 B40
 Sicilian Kan (13) 
    B42 B41 B43
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E14 E16 E12
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 E00 E10
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A34 A37 A35 A36 A30
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B18 B10 B12 B13 B16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Mateo vs M Godena, 2004 1/2-1/2
   R Mateo vs M K A Russell, 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?]
   Havana Radio Rebelde (1982)
   I Bahia Feliz GM (2011)
   Bayamo (1984)
   Benasque Open (1999)
   Valletta Olympiad (1980)
   Lucerne Olympiad (1982)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2014)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)

   🏆 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

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 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 209  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Mateo vs Nunn  0-1391978Buenos Aires OlympiadB53 Sicilian
2. Chang Tung Lo vs R Mateo  ½-½541978Buenos Aires OlympiadA58 Benko Gambit
3. M Ahmed Bakali vs R Mateo  0-1181978Buenos Aires OlympiadB32 Sicilian
4. R Mateo vs T Catalan  0-1351978Buenos Aires OlympiadB33 Sicilian
5. T Upton vs R Mateo  1-0281978Buenos Aires OlympiadC05 French, Tarrasch
6. R Mateo vs de Firmian  0-1421980Valletta OlympiadA14 English
7. R Mateo vs N Chudleigh  1-0291980Valletta OlympiadA15 English
8. M Levy vs R Mateo  0-1311980Valletta OlympiadB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
9. T I Shaw vs R Mateo  1-0211980Valletta OlympiadB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
10. R Mateo vs W Wittmann  ½-½501980Valletta OlympiadA37 English, Symmetrical
11. L Sieiro Gonzalez vs R Mateo  ½-½261982Havana Radio RebeldeB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
12. R Mateo vs L Ortega  ½-½201982Havana Radio RebeldeA14 English
13. J A G Rodriguez vs R Mateo  0-1401982Havana Radio RebeldeA34 English, Symmetrical
14. R Mateo vs J Cuellar  1-0421982Havana Radio RebeldeB40 Sicilian
15. J A Hedman Senarega vs R Mateo  0-1551982Havana Radio RebeldeA34 English, Symmetrical
16. R Mateo vs A Campos Ruiz  1-0261982Havana Radio RebeldeA15 English
17. R Mateo vs F J Ochoa  0-1591982Havana Radio RebeldeD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
18. G Estevez Morales vs R Mateo  1-0541982Havana Radio RebeldeE14 Queen's Indian
19. R Mateo vs M O Chaviano Espina  1-0471982Havana Radio RebeldeB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
20. R Mateo vs N Velez  1-0241982Havana Radio RebeldeB32 Sicilian
21. J Boudy Bueno vs R Mateo  0-1451982Havana Radio RebeldeC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
22. D Iglesias vs R Mateo  0-1301982Lucerne OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. J Rubinetti vs R Mateo  ½-½471982Lucerne OlympiadA17 English
24. R Mateo vs T Caiafas  0-1421982Lucerne OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
25. C Cain vs R Mateo  0-1671982Lucerne OlympiadA25 English
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 209  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!
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  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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