Martin Dreyer

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Martin Dreyer
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Martin Dreyer
Country New Zealand
Born (1966-07-01) 1 July 1966 (age 53)
New Zealand
TitleFIDE Master (1993)
FIDE ratinginactive
Peak rating2345 (Jan 1993)[1]

Martin Paul Dreyer (born 1 July 1966, New Zealand) is a chess FIDE Master (FM).[2][3]

Chess career[edit]

Dreyer has represented New Zealand in three Chess Olympiads in Novi Sad 1990, Manila 1992, and Yerevan 1996.[4] His best result was in 1992 when he scored 6.5/9, finishing in 9th place on the reserve board.[4]

Dreyer won the New Zealand Chess Championship in Dunedin 1991/92, and jointly with Russell Dive and Robert Smith in Wellington 1995/96.[5] He also jointly won the New Zealand Rapid Chess Championship in 1994/95.

Dreyer was awarded the FIDE Master (FM) title in 1992.[1] Dreyer is a former Councillor of the New Zealand Chess Federation and a member of the Howick Pakuranga Chess Club.

Personal life[edit]

Martin Dreyer has been married since 2003 to Gemma Dreyer. They have two children.

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ a b Martin Dreyer FIDE rating history,
  2. ^ Martin Dreyer FIDE player profile,
  3. ^ Martin Dreyer player profile,
  4. ^ a b Martin Dreyer Chess Olympiad statistics,
  5. ^ The New Zealand Championships: A Brief History by Peter Stuart