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|Oct-12-11|| ||dx9293: Alex won the Open tournament held alongside the Bilbao Final Masters on tiebreeak with 6.5/8, along with GM Ilmars Starostits (Latvia), and FM Alejandro Ruiz Gomez (Spain). 7 GMs and 7 IMs competed in the tournament. First prize was 2,500 Euros.|
|Nov-01-11|| ||dx9293: After finishing tied 4th-7th place in Hoogeveen (with Nyzhnyk, Grover, and Zherebukh, behind Tiviakov, Ernst, and Van Kampen, Alex is currently tied for the lead in Bad Wiessee (GER), with 4/4. There are 12 other GMs with the same score, in a field of more than 460 players. In Round 5 he has White against L-D Nisipeanu, whose rating has somehow slipped to 2638. |
Now at 2581 on the November FIDE Rating List, he has a good chance to return to the 2600 club soon.
I told Alex in August that he should go to Europe and play tournaments for at least four months. He probably didn't go because of my advice, but I'm glad he went and is doing a great job! Go Alex!
|May-16-12|| ||technical draw: No comments since November last year. They'll be more if Lenderman beats Kamsky today.|
|Jun-18-12|| ||dx9293: Congratulations to the 2012 National Open Champion!|
|Oct-29-12|| ||notyetagm: 2/2 start for Lenderman at the Bundesliga this year.|
Bundesliga (2012)/Aleksandr Lenderman
|Jan-10-13|| ||latviangambit: Alex is an outstanding young man. Lets hope he gets more invites especially given his fairly recent win over A Shirov in St. Pete. and that very nice draw vs Naka in 2012 US Championships. |
At the very least the organizers of this years US Ch. should invite GM Lenderman.
|Feb-07-13|| ||Mudphudder: Did he drop out of college to become a professional chess player?|
|Feb-07-13|| ||dx9293: <Mudphudder> Yes.|
|May-12-14|| ||ketchuplover: He's doing well at the current US championship event|
|Jan-30-15|| ||norami: I vaguely recall a bizarre story about a twelve-year-old girl who stabbed another girl in order to impress Lenderman.|
|Feb-11-15|| ||Moszkowski012273: Lenderman and Dlugy just had a best of 20 blitz match at Columbia University. Lenderman won it by a good solid three or four games.|
|Apr-28-15|| ||ketchuplover: He's doing well at the world team championships|
|Apr-28-15|| ||dx9293: Alex has apparently won the Gold Medal on Board 2 of the World Team Championship with 5/7 ahead of Ivanchuk (who he defeated) among others. In the last round he defeated Lazaro Bruzon (2691), helping USA reach a tie for 4th (with Russia) after being ranked 9th of 10 teams by rating entering the event (no Nakamura, So, or Kamsky...or even Robson for that matter).|
|Apr-29-15|| ||dumbgai: Nice win against Ivanchuk: Lenderman vs Ivanchuk, 2015|
|Jun-04-15|| ||HeMateMe: Lenderman is ranked world no. 149, and 15th in the USA. I'm surprised, I thought he was higher than this. He seems to play pretty well in international competitions. |
I'm wondering if at some point he can be on an Olympiad team with Caruana, Nakamura and So? Sam Sevian is ranked world no. 306, but has higher potential because he is only 14-15 years old. Sevian is also ranked around 15 in the USA. Perhaps it will be Guam's Roy Robson who joins the big three?
|Jul-06-15|| ||Penguincw: Aleksandr Lenderman won the World Open with a score of 7/9 (+5,-0,=4). However, he was tied with Rauf Mamedov on tiebreaks, so there was an Armageddon game, which he won.|
|Oct-13-15|| ||Moszkowski012273: That game is online somewhere in video and its awesome... Gonna try and find it...|
|Feb-15-16|| ||WTHarvey: I posted 9 puzzles from chess games of US GM Alex Lenderman @ http://wtharvey.com/lend.html What wins?|
|Apr-25-16|| ||epistle: Good luck Lenderman|
|Apr-26-16|| ||epistle: No shame losing to Caruana and Nakamura for they are the great American players. Good job!|
|Apr-26-16|| ||Pulo y Gata: He's famous for the Lenderman Dance.|
|Jun-19-16|| ||PolgarFanGirl: <Pulo y Gata> it's called 'Hit the Lenderman' (yanno, like 'Hit the Quan' but w Alex Lenderman?) anyone get my reference? Lol|
|Sep-04-17|| ||ChessHigherCat: That photo shows perfect concentration. It looks like he's in a dream state.|
|Nov-09-17|| ||Bluegrey: Lenderman just played a 4 games odds match against Komodo. In games 1,2 and 3 Lenderman had connected pawn odds.( Komodo was without a+b,b+c,c+d respectively iirc) and in game 4, Queen for B+N .Komodo won 3-1 (2 wins 2 draws)|
|Nov-19-17|| ||DarthStapler: I just met this guy at a tournament and got his autograph|
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