Renier Gonzales, born in 1972, is a chess player from Miami (originally from Cuba) who has made his 3rd and final Grandmaster norm in Spain (his first GM norm was at Foxwoods Open 2004; his 2nd GM norm was at Lindsborg 2004). He started playing chess at age 11. He became an International Master at the age of 24. He came to the United States in 2001. He won the Florida State Championship in 2002, 2003, and 2004. He runs the Professional Chess Services in Miami. He qualified and played in three U.S. championships. His peak Elo rating is 2560. His current Elo rating is 2456.