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Alex Cherniack
Number of games in database: 19
Years covered: 1990 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2202 (2249 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2277
Overall record: +5 -12 =2 (31.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-22-1964, 54 years old) United States of America

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 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J A Curdo vs A Cherniack 1-0171990Newton OpenA03 Bird's Opening
2. G Braylovsky vs A Cherniack  1-028200129th World OpenC18 French, Winawer
3. A Cherniack vs J C Fernandez  1-041200129th World OpenA86 Dutch
4. K Solomon vs A Cherniack  1-054200129th World OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. A Cherniack vs M Dougherty  0-128200129th World OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
6. A Cherniack vs A Karklins 0-140200129th World OpenE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
7. A Cherniack vs Y Shulman  0-1342003World Open: Open SectionD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. P MacIntyre vs A Cherniack  1-0382004BCC ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
9. J Fang vs A Cherniack 1-02120057th Foxwoods OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. A Cherniack vs D Harika ½-½64200634th World OpenE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
11. S Vijayalakshmi vs A Cherniack  1-071200634th World OpenA06 Reti Opening
12. A Cherniack vs Z Izoria  0-1432007Foxwoods OpenE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
13. A Cherniack vs T D Andrews  ½-½362007Foxwoods OpenA58 Benko Gambit
14. Khater vs A Cherniack  0-159200868th New England OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. A Cherniack vs J A Curdo 1-053200868th New England OpenA86 Dutch
16. A Cherniack vs Alexander V Ivanov  1-029200868th New England OpenA21 English
17. M Rodin vs A Cherniack 1-0332008Aeroflot OpenC03 French, Tarrasch
18. M W Mason vs A Cherniack 0-1262008Foxwoods OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
19. A Cherniack vs D Ippolito  0-1752008Foxwoods OpenE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
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  perfidious: In 1987, Alex and I played the under-2400 section at the New York Open; his first-round opponent was a little girl with a teddy bear, and she rolled him up.

We now know her well as Judith Polgar.

Nov-02-07  RookFile: I remember Alex telling that story to Harry Lyman at the Boylston chess club. He showed the game too - something about a discovered attack leading to bad news on the king's rook file.
Aug-05-08  myschkin: . . .
Photos (2008)
GM Larry Christiansen

Aug-05-08  RookFile: Well, I guess this picture answers the question somebody was asking in the Larry Christianson forum about whether Larry is still playing these days.
Aug-05-08  myschkin: . . .

It killed two birds with one stone ;)

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