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Alexandr Hilario Takeda dos Santos Fier
Number of games in database: 503
Years covered: 1996 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2614 (2516 rapid, 2489 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2653
Overall record: +187 -82 =146 (62.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      88 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (65) 
    B96 B32 B33 B67 B43
 French Defense (19) 
    C11 C05 C10 C18 C03
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    A45 D00 E00 A40
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C78 C75 C84 C70 C82
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D31 D30 D38 D35
 King's Indian (15) 
    E73 E94 E75 E97 E62
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (77) 
    B48 B80 B23 B47 B81
 King's Indian (29) 
    E63 E60 E70 E97 E83
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A46 A45 D02 A40 E10
 Sicilian Taimanov (18) 
    B48 B47 B45 B46
 Modern Benoni (17) 
    A70 A60 A65 A64 A71
 Sicilian Scheveningen (16) 
    B80 B83 B81
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Fier vs N Getz, 2011 1-0
   A Fier vs D Svetlov, 2015 1-0
   A Tari vs A Fier, 2014 0-1
   A Fier vs V Martis, 2004 1-0
   A Fier vs R Wojtaszek, 2013 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs A Bivol, 2012 1-0
   A Fier vs J C Thiry, 2015 1-0
   N Maisuradze vs A Fier, 2015 0-1
   N McDonald vs A Fier, 2014 0-1
   A Fier vs Adams, 2014 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings Chess Congress (2014)
   Dutch Open (2011)
   Dubai Chess Open (2015)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2010 Brazilian championship by gauer
   Match - Mecking v Hilario Ta Fier - 2009 by Chessical

   M Ragger vs A Fier (Sep-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs J Ferreira (Sep-12-16) 1-0
   N Grandelius vs A Fier (Sep-11-16) 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs M Nikolov (Sep-10-16) 1-0
   M Lodhi vs A Fier (Sep-09-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-11-1988, 28 years old) Brazil

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FM (1996); IM (2004); GM (2007)

GM Alexandr Hilario Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier was Brazilian champion in 2005 and runner-up in 2011. He remains one of Brazil's elite players.

He won the Sants International Open in Spain in 2009 and 2014 and was runner up at the Essen in 2008 in the B-Group. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through his result in Zonal 2.4, and unexpectedly won his first round match against Chinese super-GM Wang Yue. However, Russian super-GM Alexander Morozevich defeated him in round 2. He won the Bulgarian Open 2013 with 8.5/9. At the World Cup (2013) he defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek in the 1st round but lost to Indian GM Baskaran Adhiban in the second round. He was =2nd (3rd on tiebreak) at the Hastings Chess Congress (2014). At the World Cup (2015), he lost to Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga in the first round and was eliminated from the event.

He is married to WGM Nino Maisuradze.

Detailed results of his career are available at [brasilbase-1].

Wikipedia article: Alexandr Fier

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 503  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Radjabov vs A Fier 1-027 1996 Wch U10A45 Queen's Pawn Game
2. A Fier vs C Martins  0-118 1997 Semi-Final BrasileiroC38 King's Gambit Accepted
3. A Fier vs V Martis 1-041 2004 36th OlympiadC39 King's Gambit Accepted
4. A Fier vs A Sousa  1-030 2004 36th OlympiadB08 Pirc, Classical
5. A Fier vs Bu Xiangzhi 1-079 2004 36th OlympiadB38 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3
6. N V Pedersen vs A Fier  1-061 2004 36th OlympiadA65 Benoni, 6.e4
7. O Lehner vs A Fier  0-165 2004 36th OlympiadA15 English
8. A Fier vs A Kovalev  ½-½52 2004 36th OlympiadB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. A Fier vs M Abdul Adhim 1-035 2004 36th OlympiadC00 French Defense
10. G Grigore vs A Fier  1-062 2004 36th OlympiadA65 Benoni, 6.e4
11. D Mastrovasilis vs A Fier  1-051 2004 36th OlympiadB20 Sicilian
12. A Fier vs T Purnama  1-024 2004 36th OlympiadB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. A Fier vs R E Espinosa Flores  ½-½73 2004 36th OlympiadB33 Sicilian
14. A Fier vs D Mehmeti  1-030 2004 36th OlympiadC15 French, Winawer
15. S Collins vs A Fier  1-051 2004 36th OlympiadA15 English
16. R Hungaski vs A Fier  ½-½42 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
17. F Pancevski vs A Fier  1-038 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B89 Sicilian
18. S Tweedie vs A Fier  0-167 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B03 Alekhine's Defense
19. D Leal vs A Fier  ½-½46 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
20. A Fier vs Wen Yang  0-147 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
21. A Fier vs Tri Hoang  1-030 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
22. A Fier vs M Bitelmajer  0-174 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18C34 King's Gambit Accepted
23. A Fier vs J Skoberne  ½-½58 2005 BELFORT YWCC BU18B06 Robatsch
24. A Fier vs C Lujan  0-162 2005 IX Itau CupB33 Sicilian
25. A Fier vs G Milos  1-023 2005 72nd Brazilian ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 503  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jan-31-14  John Abraham: He must be part Japanese.
Jun-06-14  cbpatzer: Fier is currently playing a tournament
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  HeMateMe: Is it legal to have that much name? Does it all fit on a passport?
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  TheFocus: They write on the front and back of the page.
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  TheFocus: On my Native American passport, my name is recorded as <He Who Rises At Dawn, Yawns, Farts, Steps Out Of The Teepee, Walks Into The Bushes, Pisses On A Pretty Flower, Scratches His Right Butt Cheek, Scratches His Left Butt Cheek, Shivers From The Cold, Decides To Go Back To Bed> .

I misspelled that once on an application and have been referred to as <The Otter That Refuses To Brush His Teeth> ever since.

Just one stinking wrong-placed letter can ruin a guy.

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  john barleycorn: He probably holds an accordion type passport
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  john barleycorn: You know the story about the guy who had this tatoo which read "WENDY" on his best friend?
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  TheFocus: No, I don't.
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  TheFocus: That was odd. <CG> refused to accept my post of <No> or <Nope> .
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  john barleycorn: come to my parlour...
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  TheFocus: Said the spider to the fly.
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  HeMateMe: It seems to be a combination Russian/Spanish/Japanese name. Mom must have thought he was special.
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  zanzibar: <HMM> Hopefully, your mom thought you special too!

Picture of Fier:

And this of him and Mecking:

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  zanzibar: Apparently, <CG> missed a syllable or two in his name (according to Wiki):

<Alexandr Hilário Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier>

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  zanzibar: A little more bio info:

<Alexandr Fier

Alexandr Hilario Takeda dos Santos Fier Sakai was born in Joinville (SC) [Santa Catarina, Brazil] on March 11, 1988. Began his career in 1995 winning (with only 6 years old) the sub-10 Campeonato Paranaense. From there starts to accumulate titles in the youth standing out among them the vice-world under-10 championship 1998, held in Oropesa del Mar, Spain. Gets the title of International Master at 16 and the Grand Master at 18 (the youngest Brazilian to win this distinction).

Among his great performances highlight the conquest of unbeaten 72 ° Campeonato Brasileiro in Guarulhos, São Paulo state championship 2005 and the 2007/08 and three times won the South American Youth Championship. Represented Brazil at the Olympics in Calvia 2004 and Torino 2006 Khanty Mansiysk 2010. In November 2009 reached the rating of 2653, thus becoming the number 1 in Brazil and 76 in the world. It has a whole future ahead. He currently resides in Curitiba, Paraná.>

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  zanzibar: And finally, a quote of his from a blog following his career:

<"I play chess! Life is just a hobby." -Alexandr Fier>

Jan-04-15  Whitehat1963: Longest name in the database?
Jan-04-15  kramputz: One more time please[ How do you spell your name ? ALEXANDR HILARIO TAKEDA DOS SANTOS FIER
Mar-19-15  elizeufrombrazil: Parabéns pela boa colocação no torneio de Reykjavic, GM Alexandr Fier.
Mar-19-15  Baron Harkonnen: Ele foi a ganahr mts pontos de ranking pa! excelente apresentacao
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  offramp: Who do you have to sleep with to get the nickname Hilario?
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  keypusher: <offramp: Who do you have to sleep with to get the nickname Hilario?>

It was used by a lot of Popes. So apparently no one.

Sep-06-16  Gottschalk: Parece que os casaques previram o merecido descanso do Fier, após a boa vitória contra o Pelletier.

Aí só tem lobo.

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  alexmagnus: <name Hilario>. Well, laughing is a common theme in names. The name Isaac means just that, the laughing one.
Sep-10-16  Gottschalk: Agora,sim!Parece que voltamos para a briga.
De novo a Suécia, que atrapalhou o nosso caminho em 2014.
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