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Boris Kreiman
B Kreiman 
Photo courtsey of Boris Kreiman.  
Number of games in database: 180
Years covered: 1988 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2481 (2456 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2577

Overall record: +63 -56 =57 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B30 B53 B32 B31 B87
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B12 B18
 French Defense (9) 
    C11 C18 C14 C02 C15
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B43 B42
 French (4) 
    C11 C10
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C69 C78 C67
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B42 B22 B31 B43 B41
 King's Indian (18) 
    E97 E73 E99 E60 E80
 Slav (13) 
    D10 D11 D17 D18 D12
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D87 D78 D91 D97
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C60 C76 C89
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Kreiman vs L Christiansen, 2002 1/2-1/2
   B Kreiman vs Kaidanov, 1994 1/2-1/2
   Waitzkin vs B Kreiman, 1993 0-1
   B Kreiman vs Paschall, 2003 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   US Championship 2003 (2003)
   US Championship 2006 (2006)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1996 World open by gauer
   1995 World open by gauer

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(born Jun-07-1976, 42 years old) Russia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Grandmaster Boris Kreiman was born in Moscow, Russian SSR, USSR on June 7, 1976. He received his first chess training from the Russian School of Chess in Moscow at the age of 5. After moving to the United States at the age of 14, he settled on Brighton Beach in Brooklyn, New York, where he studied with GM Gata Kamsky. Later, he also trained with GM Alexey Vladislavovich Yermolinsky.

Kreiman won the U.S. Junior Championship in 1993 and 1996, played in the World Junior Championship three times, and was awarded the Samford Fellowship given annually to the most promising player under age 25 in the United States. Kreiman has won more than 20 international chess tournaments; in three U.S. Championships, his best finish was third at Seattle in 2002.

An experienced chess teacher for over a decade, he founded the Kreiman Chess Academy in Los Angeles, which is dedicated to incorporating chess into educational systems and to establishing competitive chess programs along the West Coast of the U.S. His students include Joel Cholo B Banawa and Jouaquin Banawa.

Wikipedia article: Boris Kreiman

Last updated: 2018-04-23 13:50:30

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 180  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bisguier vs B Kreiman  1-0411988National OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
2. D B Gurevich vs B Kreiman  1-0331988National op ChicaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. C Haessler vs B Kreiman  1-039199018th World OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
4. B Kreiman vs R Olthof  ½-½28199018th World OpenB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. T Wedberg vs B Kreiman  ½-½431991New York opC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
6. B Kreiman vs W Shipman  ½-½201991New York opC53 Giuoco Piano
7. Y Zaderman vs B Kreiman  ½-½281991USA-ch U18A07 King's Indian Attack
8. Waitzkin vs B Kreiman  ½-½451991USA-ch U18C26 Vienna
9. B Kreiman vs P Rohwer  1-0281991USA-ch U18C47 Four Knights
10. B Kreiman vs D Benjamin  ½-½131991USA-ch U18A04 Reti Opening
11. B Kreiman vs Remlinger  0-1191991New York opC18 French, Winawer
12. B Kreiman vs M D Zlotnikov  0-1431991New York opE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
13. Alburt vs B Kreiman  ½-½351992Philadelphia (USA)E73 King's Indian
14. B Kreiman vs J Salman 1-0631992World opB33 Sicilian
15. B Kreiman vs T Taylor  0-1231992World opB32 Sicilian
16. B Kreiman vs E Formanek  ½-½241992New York OpenC15 French, Winawer
17. B Kreiman vs K G Shirazi  1-0481992New York OpenC24 Bishop's Opening
18. R Henley vs B Kreiman  1-0371992New York OpenE97 King's Indian
19. Ashley vs B Kreiman  1-032199220th World OpenC60 Ruy Lopez
20. B Kreiman vs M Stinson  1-0501993Midwest Class opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
21. M Dandridge vs B Kreiman 1-0261993Midwest Class M/XA04 Reti Opening
22. B Kreiman vs J Manion  1-0411993USA-ch U18B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
23. V Babula vs B Kreiman  ½-½331993Wch U20E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
24. B Kreiman vs A Dunne  1-030199321st World OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
25. M Vucic vs B Kreiman  ½-½521993New York EnhanceE60 King's Indian Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-01-05  pazzed paun: anybody know anything about this guy?
I read that he was U.S. junior champ in 1993 and he studied with Alex Yermolinsky.
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  WannaBe: He was at the 41st American Open, photo can be seen by clicking on my profile.
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  WannaBe: According to the Dec. 2005 issue of Chess Life magazine, article originally written by Jerry Hanken, Boris is now 29, born in Russia, came to US when he was 11. Currently living in LA after spending much time in NY. He currently runs Kreiman Chess Academy in LA area. Finished 1st place in the 10th Pacific Coast Open. (July 21-24, 2005 Agoura Hills, CA)
Jun-07-06  BIDMONFA: Boris Kreiman


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  WannaBe: Nice picture. :-)
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  OhioChessFan: Anyone have any idea if this story is legit?


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  wordfunph: GM Boris Kreiman plays in ICC under the handle "Banzai"..

current rating = 2482
peak rating = 2515

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