Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Andrew David Martin (born 18th May 1957 in West Ham, London) is an English chess player with the title of international master. Martin has won various national and international tournaments. He has been playing for years in the Four Nations Chess League, at present (July 2009) for Wood Green Hilsmark Kingfisher, previously for the Camberley Chess Club. Martin received his title as international master in1984. He earned his first grandmaster norm in the British Championship of 1997 in Brighton. Martin was a commentator on the chess world championship between Kasparov and Kramnik in 2000.
On the 21st February 2004 Martin set a new world record for simultaneous chess. He faced 321 chess players at the same time. His result was: 294 wins, 26 draws and only one loss. Martin is known as a professional chess teacher and head trainer of the English youth team. He trains eight schools (Yateley Manor, Aldro, Millfield, Sunningdale, Waverley School, St Michael’s Sandhurst, Wellington College, Salesian College). Martin is a chess columnist, an author of chess books and the author of various instructional videos. He was the publisher of the series Trends Publications. Martin lives in Sandhurst, England, is married and the father of two daughters and two sons. His present Elo rating is 2423 (as of July 2009).

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The Two Knights - A tricky repertoire for White
First steps in endgames
A waiting Game in the Queen's Indian 7...Na6
The ABC of the Bogo Indian
First Steps in Chess Strategy
First Steps in Gambits and Sacrifices
Video Eco- French - CBM 148
First Steps in Chess Technique
6.Bg5 in the Sämisch Variation of the King's Indian
Video French 3...dxe4 C10 - CBM 147
The ABC of the Classical Dutch
First Steps in Positional Play
First Steps in Opening Play
First Steps in Defence
First Steps in Attack
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