Alfonso Almeida Saenz (born 12 October 1966) is a chess International Master from Mexico . On the July 2009 FIDE rating he has an Elo rating of 2378, making him number nine Mexican chess player. His peak rating was 2429 in April 2007 (2440 in 1996). In the 2015 season of the US Chess League he had 7 MVP points and a 2735 performance rating. 
Almeida was Mexican Open Champion in 1991 and Mexican Absolute Champion in 1998-1999. He tied for second place at the US Open 2006 in Chicago. In 2004, Alfonso was a Mexican Team member at the 36th Chess Olympiad in Calvia, Spain.
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FIDE International Master 1996
FIDE Trainer 2007
BBA-Management (University of Texas-Brownsville)
M.Ed. Educational Technology (University of Texas-Brownsville)
E.Ed. (Candidate) Instructional and Educational Technology (Texas Tech University)
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