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Alexander Huzman
A Huzman 
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Number of games in database: 875
Years covered: 1980 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2562 (2500 rapid, 2480 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2607

Overall record: +196 -101 =376 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 202 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (62) 
    E94 E92 E62 E97 E67
 English (43) 
    A15 A13 A14 A18 A17
 Queen's Pawn Game (42) 
    D02 A46 E00 A41 E10
 Slav (42) 
    D11 D12 D15 D17 D10
 Catalan (29) 
    E06 E04 E09 E01 E08
 Queen's Gambit Declined (27) 
    D30 D38 D39 D31 D37
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (69) 
    C07 C10 C01 C02 C11
 Sicilian (65) 
    B90 B92 B52 B22 B50
 Grunfeld (38) 
    D85 D80 D82 D97 D94
 Petrov (31) 
    C42 C43
 Slav (30) 
    D11 D16 D12 D10 D14
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    A45 D02 E10 A46 A40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 1-0
   Huzman vs Dreev, 1987 1-0
   Huzman vs Khmelnitsky, 1989 1-0
   Bareev vs Huzman, 2000 0-1
   Huzman vs Minasian, 1997 1-0
   Huzman vs Zilberman, 2008 1-0
   Kasparov vs Huzman, 2004 1/2-1/2
   Smirin vs Huzman, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Huzman vs A Graf, 1982 1-0
   Kramnik vs Huzman, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Donner Memorial Open (1994)
   Leeuwarden Open (1993)
   European Club Cup (2017)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   European Championship (2003)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2009)
   Gibraltar Masters (2018)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   Gibraltar Masters (2017)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   European Championship (2015)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Amsterdam 1995 by suenteus po 147
   2006 Montreal (group B) by gauer

   🏆 European Rapid Chess Championship
   A Huzman vs V Petrovskyi (Dec-18-22) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   A Huzman vs M Lagarde (Dec-18-22) 0-1, rapid
   N Grandelius vs A Huzman (Dec-18-22) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   A Huzman vs J F Decosse (Dec-18-22) 1-0, rapid
   H Hunt vs A Huzman (Dec-18-22) 0-1, rapid

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(born Apr-10-1962, 61 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Israel)

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Alexander Grigoryevich Huzman is a Grandmaster (1991), who was born in Zhytomyr*. Huzman, who is Jewish, moved to Israel in 1992. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer (2017).

*Wikipedia article: Zhytomyr

Wikipedia article: Alexander Huzman

Last updated: 2020-11-22 08:21:30

 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,029  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Huzman  0-1291980Ch SU \\B06 Robatsch
2. A Huzman vs V Vepkhvishvili  1-0721981Ch SU \\A48 King's Indian
3. Ehlvest vs A Huzman  1-0471981Bukhara U20B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. A Huzman vs B Itkis  ½-½571982URS-ch sf PavlodarA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
5. A Huzman vs Yurtaev  ½-½241982URS-ch sf PavlodarE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. A Huzman vs O Dzyuban  1-0341982URS-ch sf PavlodarE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. A Huzman vs Z Sturua  0-1261982URS-ch sf PavlodarE12 Queen's Indian
8. A Huzman vs G Timoscenko  1-0401982URS-ch sf PavlodarD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. Azmaiparashvili vs A Huzman  ½-½251982URS-ch sf PavlodarA15 English
10. G Agzamov vs A Huzman  ½-½241982URS-ch sf PavlodarE12 Queen's Indian
11. A Kochyev vs A Huzman  ½-½301982URS-ch sf PavlodarE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. Gulko vs A Huzman  ½-½261982URS-ch sf PavlodarE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
13. Yermolinsky vs A Huzman 0-1391982URS-ch sf PavlodarA07 King's Indian Attack
14. A Huzman vs A Kuzmin  ½-½151982URS-ch sf PavlodarE97 King's Indian
15. B Asanov vs A Huzman  ½-½421982URS-ch sf PavlodarE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
16. Kholmov vs A Huzman  1-0451982URS-ch sf PavlodarB06 Robatsch
17. A Huzman vs A Graf 1-0381982Junior Teams EventE12 Queen's Indian
18. V Galakhov vs A Huzman  0-1391982UKR-ch51E12 Queen's Indian
19. Chekhov vs A Huzman  ½-½36198413th Soviet Team CupD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. A Huzman vs V Fadeev  1-0301985UKR-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. A Huzman vs V Malaniuk  ½-½291985Soviet Army Team ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
22. A Huzman vs Yermolinsky  1-0421985Soviet Army Team ChampionshipD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
23. A Huzman vs G Timoscenko  ½-½491986Novosibirsk ttD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Khalifman vs A Huzman  ½-½231986URS-ch54 First League KuybyshevC07 French, Tarrasch
25. A Huzman vs Yermolinsky ½-½821986URS-ch54 First League KuybyshevE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,029  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-03-03  Phoenix: Possibly the happiest man alive right now!
Oct-03-03  Benjamin Lau: Indeed. His ELO probably rose by at least 50 points, maybe 100. I don't know the formula. ;-)
Oct-03-03  Diggitydawg: I didn't know much about him so I went on chessbase and found out he's a 41 yr old Israeli. There's a picture of him in the link provided (along with some cheesecake pictures of some female players. His picture is 4th from the bottom.
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  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Alexander's games:
Sep-09-05  shortsight: No one care to drop by for the player of the day? No even Huzman himself care?!
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  Eggman: I believe this man also works as a trainer, for example for 17-year-old Canadian grandmaster Mark Bluvshtein.
Sep-09-05  alexandrovm: I will, after all he did won over Kasparov one time.
Sep-09-05  iron maiden: It's kind of funny that Kasparov's crushed Huzman in a simultaneous exhibition, yet Huzman has the plus score at head-to-head encounters.
Sep-09-05  AzaleaCastle: Diggity, thanks for the link. Note to self: find out where some of these ladies are playing and join that tournament pronto ;-)...
Oct-24-08  Billy Vaughan: A very good try against Carlsen: Huzman vs Carlsen, 2008
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  Bobsterman3000: This guy has done a decent job at the Euro Club Cup. He earned draws against Karjakin and Mamedyarov and had some chances against Carlsen, but couldn't press his wild attack home to victory...

Apr-10-13  tedceldor: fluke win happens in chess = lucky day
Oct-09-13  PhilFeeley: Missing this fine win:

Huzman,Alexander 2575 - Zvjaginsev,Vadim 2545
D38, 1994

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bg5 h6 7.Bxf6 Qxf6 8.Qa4+ Nc6 9.e3 0-0 10.Be2 Be6 11.0-0 a6 12.Rfd1 Rfd8 13.Ne5 Bxc3 14.Nxc6 Bd7 15.Qb3 Bxc6 16.Qxc3 Qd6 17.Rdc1 Rdc8 18.Qc5 Bd7 19.b4 Qxc5 20.bxc5 Kf8 21.Rab1 Bc6 22.Kf1 g5 23.Bd3 Ke7 24.Bf5 Rf8 25.f3 Rad8 26.Kf2 Kf6 27.Bd3 Kg7 28.h4 f6 29.Rh1 Rh8 30.Bf5 Rhf8 31.Rhd1 Rfe8 32.Rh1 Re7 33.Rb3 Ree8 34.g4 Re7 35.Rh2 Rde8 36.Rh1 Rd8 37.Rbb1 Rde8 38.Rbe1 Rd8 39.hxg5 fxg5 40.f4 gxf4 41.exf4 Rde8 42.Re5 Rxe5 43.fxe5 Re7 44.Kg3 Be8 45.Kf4 Rf7 46.e6 Re7 47.Ke5 Bc6 48.g5 hxg5 49.Rh6 Kf8 50.Kf6 1-0

I'm not sure I understand the final sacrifice, 49. Rh6. If black takes it, then Kf6, but I don't know how to proceed from there.

Mar-11-15  BIDMONFA: Alexander Huzman

HUZMAN, Alexander

Aug-11-15  wordfunph: from Boris Gelfand's Positional Decision Making in Chess..

<Alex Huzman goes to a dentist called Rubinstein. Once I prodded him, asking why he did not go to Tal's son, who is also a dentist and lives in the same town as Alex. "I am a bit afraid of his style. It is better to stay with Rubinstein.>

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  perfidious: Maybe Tal fils emulates the style of Tal pere as a mature player.
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  technical draw: He was born in Zhytomyr. Sounds like a fun place.
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  Check It Out: Ossip Bernstein was also born in Zhytomyr

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