Number of games in database: 671
Years covered: 1979 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2614
Highest rating achieved in database: 2620
Overall record: +149 -87 =387 (55.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
48 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
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
B Jacobsen vs A Chernin, 2009 0-1
Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin, 1990 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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(born Mar-06-1960, 57 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Hungary)
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|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
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| page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 671
|1. Barbero vs A Chernin
||Ch World (juniors) (under 20)||A06 Reti Opening|
|2. A Chernin vs Petursson
||Ch World juniors und||A14 English|
|3. A Chernin vs Plaskett
||EU-ch U20 7980||A10 English|
|4. A Chernin vs Vasiukov
||URS-ch48 sf Dnepropetrovsk||A10 English|
|5. P Scheeren vs A Chernin
||Amsterdam||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|6. Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin
|7. A Chernin vs Kholmov
||URS-ch48 sf Dnepropetrovsk||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|8. A Vitolinsh vs A Chernin
||URS-ch48 sf||C02 French, Advance|
|9. A Chernin vs A Haik
|10. A Chernin vs H Ree
||Bangalore||E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)|
|11. A Chernin vs E Handoko
|12. A Chernin vs E Torre
||It (cat.7)||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. Filip vs A Chernin
|14. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin
||Ch URS (1 liga)||A25 English|
|15. A Chernin vs Azmaiparashvili
||15 Volgodonsk URS sf||D94 Grunfeld|
|16. G Timoshchenko vs A Chernin
||URS-ch FL49||A81 Dutch|
|17. E Vladimirov vs A Chernin
||URS-ch FL49||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|18. Gulko vs A Chernin
||Volgodonsk URS sf||E12 Queen's Indian|
|19. A Chernin vs Vasiukov
||URS-ch FL49||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|20. S Smagin vs A Chernin
||URS-ch sf||A80 Dutch|
|21. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin
||Tournament||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|22. Gavrikov vs A Chernin
||URS-ch U26||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|23. A Chernin vs A Kveinys
||Mikenas Cup||A21 English|
|24. E Vladimirov vs A Chernin
||URS-ch sf||E16 Queen's Indian|
|25. M Gurevich vs A Chernin
||URS-ch U26||E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation|
| page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 671
|Dec-26-04|| ||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.
|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|| ||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|| ||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|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Alexander Chernin.|
|Mar-06-16|| ||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|| ||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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