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Alon Greenfeld
Number of games in database: 548
Years covered: 1979 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2496 (2488 rapid, 2499 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +207 -121 =193 (58.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 27 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (36) 
    E62 E60 E69 E92 E67
 Slav (29) 
    D17 D15 D11 D16 D18
 Queen's Indian (27) 
    E12 E17 E15 E16 E13
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D39 D30 D35
 Reti System (17) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A40 A41 E10 A46 D02
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B62 B30 B63 B52 B33
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D70 D93 D90 D97
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (24) 
    B62 B63 B67 B69 B65
 English (22) 
    A14 A15 A10 A13 A19
 English, 1 c4 c5 (22) 
    A30 A33 A35 A34 A39
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C92 C84 C93 C69 C80
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 1-0
   Balashov vs A Greenfeld, 1985 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
   Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   J Gallagher vs A Greenfeld, 1988 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs Hjartarson, 1985 1-0
   Anand vs A Greenfeld, 2000 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs Beim, 1992 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2014)
   34th European Club Cup (2018)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   21st European Club Cup (2005)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)
   European Club Cup (2017)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   A Papadimitriou vs A Greenfeld (Oct-17-18) 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs V Laznicka (Oct-16-18) 1-0
   N Abasov vs A Greenfeld (Oct-15-18) 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs Anders Grandell (Oct-14-18) 1/2-1/2
   B Hasenohr vs A Greenfeld (Oct-13-18) 0-1

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(born Apr-17-1964, 54 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Israel)

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Alon Greenfeld was born in New York, USA. He was awarded the IM title in 1983 and the GM title in 1989. He won at Pardubice 1993. Equal first at the Lev Gutman 70th birthday GM tournament in September 2015 played in Lingen in Germany.

Wikipedia article: Alon Greenfeld

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 548  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Gaprindashvili vs A Greenfeld  0-1391979It (w)C18 French, Winawer
2. H Kuijf vs A Greenfeld  0-1221981EU-ch jrC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
3. C Hansen vs A Greenfeld  0-1581981EU-ch jrA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  1-0391981EU-ch jrE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
5. A Greenfeld vs G Siegel  1-0461981EU-ch jrC48 Four Knights
6. M Wiedenkeller vs A Greenfeld  ½-½461981EU-ch jrB83 Sicilian
7. A Greenfeld vs A Sokolov 1-0281981EU-ch jrE12 Queen's Indian
8. A Greenfeld vs T Karolyi Jr.  1-0231981EU-ch jrA04 Reti Opening
9. D Bryson vs A Greenfeld  ½-½401981World U26 Team-chC00 French Defense
10. A Greenfeld vs K Darga  ½-½491982EUchT qualE12 Queen's Indian
11. A Greenfeld vs Reshevsky  1-0341982Be'er ShevaE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
12. D B Gurevich vs A Greenfeld  0-1461982Be'er ShevaA59 Benko Gambit
13. A Greenfeld vs Murey  0-1271982Be'er ShevaA04 Reti Opening
14. A Greenfeld vs K Burger  1-0471982Be'er ShevaA14 English
15. A Greenfeld vs Pachman  1-0751983NetanyaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Quinteros vs A Greenfeld  ½-½151983NetanyaA30 English, Symmetrical
17. Murey vs A Greenfeld  ½-½501983NetanyaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. I Stohl vs A Greenfeld  ½-½571983Belfort 36/47A30 English, Symmetrical
19. Short vs A Greenfeld  ½-½411983BelfortB33 Sicilian
20. Murey vs A Greenfeld  0-1431984IsraelC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. Anand vs A Greenfeld 1-0801984Lloyds Bank opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. A Greenfeld vs D B Gurevich  ½-½331984Be'er ShevaB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
23. Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld  ½-½421984Be'er ShevaA57 Benko Gambit
24. Suba vs A Greenfeld  0-1321984Be'er ShevaA15 English
25. A Greenfeld vs Kudrin  ½-½201984Be'er ShevaA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 548  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Alon Greenfeld
Born 17th April 1964 in New York
Awarded the IM title in 1983.
Mar-02-05  chenturini: And N. Gaprindashvily vs A Greenfeld, is not Alon Greenfeld !!
Mar-02-05  WTHarvey: Here are some critical positions from Alon's games not given here: White to move and win.
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: <WTHarvey> Nice quiz! Note the 4th position (Greenfeld-Popchev) has a typo - should be Nh6+ instead. Thanks for the link.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: WTHarvey, your site is great. I see you signed-up, be sure to check out the Sacrifice Explorer, I bet it will save you many hours setting up those pages.
Mar-02-05  WTHarvey: <tpstar> Edited and you've been credited. :-) Thanks ! <Sneaky> Hey, it's like fishing with a fish finder! Everyone ought to check out the Sac Explorer. I used to have the license plate 'Sac & M8'

Greenfeld had a interesting chess career. Mostly hung in around #300 worldwide but shot up to about #50 for a few months. What was that all about?

Mar-02-05  Catfriend: Alon Greenfeld, several time Israeli champ, increases his strength gradually. He won against several strong GMs, and is perhaps the most internationally active among Israelis.
Apr-17-06  BIDMONFA: Alon Greenfeld


Sep-28-06  erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.
Jan-25-07  Mibelz: Izaak Grynfeld (POL, then ISR) - not Alon Greenfeld - played at Szczawno Zdrój (Salzbrunn) 1950 (Keres won).
Apr-17-08  Resignation Trap: Not only is today his birthday, but he is currently playing a match with Henrique Mecking in Passo Fundo, Brazil: .
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.>

but who said he was an IM?

his current rating is 2561 and had a peak of 2581 in 2001.

happy 46th birthday Alon..

Sep-14-10  erimiro1: <wordfunph: but who said he was an IM?> Take a look above
Apr-17-11  cracknik: I had never heard of this guy.
May-20-15  jrofrano: Alon Greenfeld is the fourth GM as part of my new series called the GM Spotlight!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Alon Greenfeld wins the Portugal Open on tiebreaks, with a score of 6.5/9.
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: Missing GREENFELD - TSEITLIN. Beer-Sheva 1996. Not sure which Tseitlin. The game is covered in Chess Training for Post-Beginners.

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24. Bc3 Rxd5 25.Bxg7 Kxg7 26.Rxc7 Qxc7 27.Rxc7 Rxc7 28.d4 Re7 29.Qf3 Re4 30.Qe2 Kf6 31.Qa2 Ke6 32.Kf2 g5 33.Kf3 h4 34.Qc4 g4+ 35.Kf2 f4 36.gxf4 g3+ 37.hxg3 hxg3+ 38.Kxg3 Rxe3+ 39.Kf2


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