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Alon Greenfeld
Number of games in database: 519
Years covered: 1979 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2545 (2499 rapid, 2499 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +189 -116 =187 (57.4%)*
   * 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 (35) 
    E62 E60 E69 E92 E63
 Slav (27) 
    D17 D15 D11 D16 D19
 Queen's Indian (25) 
    E12 E17 E15 E18 E13
 Queen's Gambit Declined (19) 
    D37 D38 D39 D35 D30
 Reti System (17) 
 English, 1 c4 c5 (16) 
    A30 A33 A38 A35 A32
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B30 B62 B63 B52 B56
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D70 D97 D93 D90
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (24) 
    B63 B62 B67 B64 B66
 English (20) 
    A15 A14 A10 A13 A19
 English, 1 c4 c5 (17) 
    A30 A33 A35 A32 A39
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C92 C84 C93 C80 C69
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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
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs Z Gyimesi, 2001 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs W Wittmann, 1985 1-0
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs Z Almasi, 2004 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2014)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2015)
   European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)
   21st European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)

   G Lettieri vs A Greenfeld (Dec-05-16) 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs J Camacho Collados (Dec-05-16) 0-1
   R Hasangatin vs A Greenfeld (Nov-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   N Studer vs A Greenfeld (Nov-10-16) 0-1
   S Mihajlov vs A Greenfeld (Nov-09-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-17-1964, 52 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 21; games 1-25 of 519  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N Gaprindashvili vs A Greenfeld  0-139 1979 It (w)C18 French, Winawer
2. A Greenfeld vs G Siegel  1-046 1981 EU-ch jrC48 Four Knights
3. M Wiedenkeller vs A Greenfeld  ½-½46 1981 EU-ch jrB83 Sicilian
4. A Greenfeld vs A Sokolov 1-028 1981 EU-ch jrE12 Queen's Indian
5. A Greenfeld vs T Karolyi Jr.  1-023 1981 EU-ch jrA04 Reti Opening
6. H Kuijf vs A Greenfeld  0-122 1981 EU-ch jrC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
7. C Hansen vs A Greenfeld  0-158 1981 EU-ch jrA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. A Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  1-039 1981 EU-ch jrE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
9. D Bryson vs A Greenfeld  ½-½40 1981 World U26 Team-chC00 French Defense
10. D Gurevich vs A Greenfeld  0-146 1982 Beer ShevaA59 Benko Gambit
11. A Greenfeld vs K Burger  1-047 1982 Beer-Sheva (Israel)A14 English
12. A Greenfeld vs Murey  0-127 1982 BeershevaA04 Reti Opening
13. A Greenfeld vs K Darga  ½-½49 1982 EUchT qualE12 Queen's Indian
14. A Greenfeld vs Reshevsky  1-034 1982 Beer SheevaE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
15. A Greenfeld vs Pachman  1-075 1983 It cat 9D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Quinteros vs A Greenfeld  ½-½15 1983 It (cat.9)A30 English, Symmetrical
17. Murey vs A Greenfeld  ½-½50 1983 NetanyaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. I Stohl vs A Greenfeld  ½-½57 1983 Belfort 36/47A30 English, Symmetrical
19. Short vs A Greenfeld  ½-½41 1983 BelfortB33 Sicilian
20. Murey vs A Greenfeld  0-143 1984 IsraelC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. Anand vs A Greenfeld 1-080 1984 Lloyds Bank opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. A Greenfeld vs Kudrin  ½-½20 1984 Beer-Sheva (Israel)A04 Reti Opening
23. A Greenfeld vs D Gurevich  ½-½33 1984 Beer ShevaB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
24. Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld  ½-½42 1984 Beer ShevaA57 Benko Gambit
25. Suba vs A Greenfeld  0-132 1984 Beer ShevaA15 English
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 519  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.
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  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.
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