Number of games in database: 685
Years covered: 1987 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2544
Highest rating achieved in database: 2679
Overall record: +258 -116 =276 (60.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
35 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Ftacnik vs A Aleksandrov, 2008 0-1
A Aleksandrov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1992 1-0
Kramnik vs A Aleksandrov, 1991 1/2-1/2
S Pavlov vs A Aleksandrov, 2012 0-1
V Akhmadeev vs A Aleksandrov, 2008 1/2-1/2
Morozevich vs A Aleksandrov, 2000 0-1
Akopian vs A Aleksandrov, 2000 1/2-1/2
A Aleksandrov vs Kramnik, 1991 1/2-1/2
Y Meister vs A Aleksandrov, 1991 0-1
S Novikov vs A Aleksandrov, 2005 0-1
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
EU-ch 4th (2003)
Russia Team Championship (2004)
6th European Individual Championship (2005)
Moscow Open (2007)
2008 Olympiad (2008)
European Individual Championship (2008)
10th European Individual Championship (2009)
4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament (2009)
Baku Open (2010)
Dubai Open (2010)
12th European Individual Championship (2011)
13th Dubai Open (2011)
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|Jun-19-03|| ||Anonymous3637: I admit I haven't looked yet, but does anyone know the criteria for a game's being posted on here? I was looking for Morozevich vs. Aleksandrov which was a King's Gambit Accepted won by black--but, no luck. |
|Jun-19-03|| ||Shadout Mapes: The database is not 100% complete. If you have the game, go to the front page, and scroll down to find the PGN Upload Utility to submit games. |
|Jul-03-03|| ||Anonymous3637: Oh, didn't know I could submit games (then again, I never looked). I think it's so incomplete so as to render the opening statistics (white wins, draws, etc.) useless. |
|Jul-03-03|| ||Benjamin Lau: Inaccurate is more probable than "useless." Opening statistics will stay basically unchanged even as more games are added. As long as there are a fairly high number of games already, the statistics should be accurate enough for usage. You do not need 50 thousand games to confirm or repeat what is already established by a thousand or more- that the King's Gambit is unsound. A fun opening of course, but developed in a more romantic era. The sacrifice of the f pawn is dangerous for white because it sheds the king's cover. This reason is also why the Queen's Gambit is so successful- the c pawn is sacrificed but no harm comes of it because the king is not there. In fact, sacrificing the pawn is helpful because it opens up a file for your queenside rook. |
|Jul-20-03|| ||Anonymous3637: Well with most of the openings here you're right; I was talking about openings with under 400 games or so because the margin of error will be too high. Also, these statistics could also change over time as new ideas are introduced--e.g., when the Yugoslav Attack became popular, "weak players even beat grandmasters with it" (Fischer). The page for the opening of Morozevich-Aleksandrov (C37) says that white wins 57.1% of the time, even with 357 games in the database. This is higher than, for example, the closed Ruy Lopez (C83), even when you factor in draws--but I don't think this will convince people to go in for the Muzio Gambit instead of the Spanish after 1 e4 e5. Last of all I think saying a line is definitely sound or unsound is almost always a mistake--otherwise nobody would be playing the Sicilian Sveshnikov, Najdorf Poisoned Pawn, Modern Benoni, etc. |
|Apr-30-05|| ||WTHarvey: Here are some diagrams of wins and mates from Alexey's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/alka.html|
|Sep-02-05|| ||blackjacki2: Why are his draws vs Kramnik considered notable games?|
|Sep-02-05|| ||alexandrovm: This GM was in the same team as Kasparov last year. The team didn't made a good score, and this GM didn't made good results|
|May-10-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Alexey Aleksandrov|
|Aug-30-09|| ||wordfunph: Congrats GM Aleksandrov for winning the 18th Abu Dhabi Int'l Chess Festival 2009..|
|Apr-13-10|| ||Tabanus: 3rd place today Dubai Open 2010:
|May-30-10|| ||Tabanus: 2nd today in the 2nd SCS GM tournament (India) 22-30 May 2010:|
|Jul-18-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 4th in the 3rd Mumbai Mayor's Cup Open (India) 2-10 June 2010:|
|Aug-31-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 3rd in Baku Open (Azerbaijan) 23-31 August 2010:|
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