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Alexander Chernin
  
Number of games in database: 670
Years covered: 1979 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2614
Highest rating achieved in database: 2620

Overall record: +148 -87 =387 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 48 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Queen's Indian (43) 
    E15 E12 E17 E19
 English (36) 
    A10 A13 A14 A15 A17
 King's Indian (31) 
    E71 E97 E70 E94 E81
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    E00 A46 E10 D02 A41
 English, 1 c4 e5 (29) 
    A28 A20 A29 A21 A26
 Grunfeld (25) 
    D85 D94 D97 D86
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (57) 
    C07 C11 C10 C05 C02
 Slav (44) 
    D12 D19 D10 D17 D11
 Pirc (44) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Semi-Slav (41) 
    D45 D47 D49 D44 D43
 Queen's Indian (26) 
    E15 E12 E16 E14
 French Tarrasch (19) 
    C07 C05 C03 C06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Chernin vs Drasko, 1988 1-0
   A Chernin vs Van der Wiel, 1997 1-0
   A Chernin vs A Utnasunov, 2000 1-0
   Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin, 1990 0-1
   B Jacobsen vs A Chernin, 2009 0-1
   A Chernin vs I Stohl, 1992 1-0
   I Sokolov vs A Chernin, 1991 0-1
   A Chernin vs Kupreichik, 1987 1/2-1/2
   A Chernin vs C Horvath, 1999 1-0
   A Chernin vs Miles, 1985 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Montpellier Candidates 1985 by Benzol
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1991 by suenteus po 147
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1986 by suenteus po 147
   Intel Rapid Chess Grand Prix 1995 - Paris by amadeus

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ALEXANDER CHERNIN
(born Mar-06-1960, 57 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Hungary)

[what is this?]
Alexander Mikhailovich Chernin was born in Kharkiv*. Awarded the IM title in 1984 and the GM title in 1985, he became a Candidate at Montpellier in 1985 by defeating Viktor Gavrikov (3 1/2 - 2 1/2) but failed to progress any further. He was also European Junior Champion in 1979-80 and USSR Champion in 1985 [rusbase-1] with Gavrikov and Mikhail Gurevich. In tournaments he was 1st= at Irkutsk 1983, 1st at Copenhagen 1984 and 2nd= at Reggio Emilia 1986-87. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.

*Wikipedia article: Kharkiv

Wikipedia article: Alexander Chernin


 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 670  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Chernin vs Petursson 1-0931979Ch World juniors undA14 English
2. Barbero vs A Chernin  0-1411979Ch World (juniors) (under 20)A06 Reti Opening
3. A Chernin vs Plaskett 1-0291979EU-ch U20 7980A10 English
4. Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin 1-0291980URSA28 English
5. A Chernin vs Kholmov  1-0591980URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. A Vitolinsh vs A Chernin  1-0391980URS-ch48 sfC02 French, Advance
7. A Chernin vs Vasiukov  0-1371980URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskA10 English
8. P Scheeren vs A Chernin  0-1491980AmsterdamA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
9. A Chernin vs A Haik  1-0601980IBM-CA10 English
10. A Chernin vs E Handoko  0-1411981BangaloreA28 English
11. A Chernin vs E Torre  ½-½271981It (cat.7)D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Filip vs A Chernin  ½-½411981BangaloreB07 Pirc
13. A Chernin vs H Ree  1-0421981BangaloreE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
14. G Timoshchenko vs A Chernin  1-0371981URS-ch FL49A81 Dutch
15. E Vladimirov vs A Chernin  ½-½261981URS-ch FL49D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. Gulko vs A Chernin  ½-½191981Volgodonsk URS sfE12 Queen's Indian
17. A Chernin vs Vasiukov  ½-½271981URS-ch FL49A37 English, Symmetrical
18. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin ½-½191981Ch URS (1 liga)A25 English
19. A Chernin vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½26198115 Volgodonsk URS sfD94 Grunfeld
20. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin  ½-½191982TournamentD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. S Smagin vs A Chernin  0-1401982URS-ch sfA80 Dutch
22. E Vladimirov vs A Chernin  ½-½251983URS-ch sfE16 Queen's Indian
23. Psakhis vs A Chernin  ½-½161983IrkutskB07 Pirc
24. A Chernin vs Salov  0-1461983Ch URS (young masters)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A Chernin vs Vyzmanavin  ½-½281983Yurmala (Latvia)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-26-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Alexander Mikhailovich Chernin
Born 6th February 1960
An IM in 1980 and a GM in 1985.
He was European junior champion in 1979-80 and USSR Champion in 1985.
Oct-19-05  lopium: Already stopped to play.
Feb-19-06  BIDMONFA: Alexander Chernin

CHERNIN, Alexander M.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/chernin_ale...
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Feb-19-06  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Alexander's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/cher.html
Aug-24-06  clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening. Hopefully he writes more.
Mar-06-07  Atking: <clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening. Hopefully he writes more.> A very clever way to explain an opening. I like this book too. <lopium: Already stopped to play.> He still play semi rapid tournament as Corsica with good results. As chess trainer he is really wonderfull.
Jul-26-08  bravado1: I always thought he's Hungarian. Takes one to know one.
Mar-06-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: 1990 U.S. Championship in Jacksonville: GM Alexander Chernin came to Jacksonville to give a well-paid but very poorly attended simul. Somehow, his six or seven opponents stressed him so much that he decided to sit out the U.S. Open.

happy birthday GM Chernin!

Mar-06-13  JPi: Good points Atkin!
Aug-06-14  Refused: Was he the one coaching both Caruana and Giri?
Aug-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  docbenway: Caruana praised him highly in his quick chat with Daniel King while at the Tromso Olympics. These interviews are great, especially Melanie Ohme, what a doll!
Mar-06-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Alexander Chernin.
Mar-06-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Chernin!
Mar-06-16  Zaiyetz: A bit unlucky about the number of games in the database...
Mar-06-16  gars: Happy Birthday, Grandmaster Chernin!

And let's not forget that March 9 is Bobby Fischer's Day!

Feb-19-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: < clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening.>

That is an awesome opening book! Unfortunately the Pirc opening itself has fallen out of favor.

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