Number of games in database: 686
Years covered: 1979 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2614
Highest rating achieved in database: 2620
Overall record: +159 -86 =391 (55.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
50 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
A Chernin vs Van der Wiel, 1997 1-0
A Chernin vs Drasko, 1988 1-0
Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin, 1990 0-1
A Chernin vs A Utnasunov, 2000 1-0
A Chernin vs Miles, 1985 1-0
A Chernin vs I Stohl, 1993 1-0
A Chernin vs C Horvath, 1999 1-0
A Chernin vs A Kveinys, 1983 1-0
B Jacobsen vs A Chernin, 2009 0-1
I Sokolov vs A Chernin, 1991 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
European Club Cup (2009)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Montpellier Candidates 1985 by Benzol
Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1986 by suenteus po 147
Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1991 by suenteus po 147
Intel Rapid Chess Grand Prix 1995 - Paris by amadeus
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(born Mar-06-1960, 60 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Hungary)
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|Alexander Mikhailovich Chernin was born in Kharkiv*. Awarded the IM title in 1984 and the GM title in 1985, he became a Candidate at Montpellier in 1985 by defeating Viktor Gavrikov (3 1/2 - 2 1/2) but failed to progress any further.
He was also European Junior Champion in 1979-80 and USSR Champion in 1985 [rusbase-1] with Gavrikov and Mikhail Gurevich. In tournaments he was 1st= at Irkutsk 1983, 1st at Copenhagen 1984 and 2nd= at Reggio Emilia 1986-87. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.|
*Wikipedia article: Kharkiv
Wikipedia article: Alexander Chernin
| page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 686
|1. Barbero vs A Chernin
|| ||0-1||41||1979||Wch U20||A06 Reti Opening|
|2. A Chernin vs Petursson
||1-0||93||1979||Wch U20||A14 English|
|3. A Chernin vs Plaskett
||1-0||29||1979||EU-ch U20 7980||A10 English|
|4. P Scheeren vs A Chernin
|| ||0-1||49||1980||Amsterdam||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|5. A Chernin vs P Van der Sterren
|| ||1-0||32||1980||IBM II||A26 English|
|6. Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin
|7. A Chernin vs A Haik
|| ||1-0||60||1980||IBM-C||A10 English|
|8. A Chernin vs Vasiukov
|| ||0-1||37||1980||URS-ch48 sf||A10 English|
|9. A Chernin vs Kholmov
|| ||1-0||59||1980||URS-ch48 sf||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|10. A Vitolinsh vs A Chernin
|| ||1-0||39||1980||URS-ch48 sf||C02 French, Advance|
|11. Filip vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||41||1981||Bangalore||B07 Pirc|
|12. A Chernin vs H Ree
|| ||1-0||42||1981||Bangalore||E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)|
|13. A Chernin vs E Handoko
|14. A Chernin vs E Torre
|| ||½-½||27||1981||Bangalore||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|15. Gulko vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||19||1981||URS-ch FL49||E12 Queen's Indian|
|16. A Chernin vs Vasiukov
|| ||½-½||27||1981||URS-ch FL49||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|17. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin
||½-½||19||1981||URS-ch FL49||A25 English|
|18. A Chernin vs Azmaiparashvili
|| ||½-½||26||1981||URS-ch FL49||D94 Grunfeld|
|19. G Timoshchenko vs A Chernin
|| ||1-0||37||1981||URS-ch FL49||A81 Dutch|
|20. E Vladimirov vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||26||1981||URS-ch FL49||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|21. Yermolinsky vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||19||1982||Tournament||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|22. Smagin vs A Chernin
|| ||0-1||40||1982||URS-ch sf||A80 Dutch|
|23. M Gurevich vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||34||1983||URS-ch Young Masters||E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation|
|24. Azmaiparashvili vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||30||1983||URS-ch Young Masters||D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|25. Gavrikov vs A Chernin
|| ||½-½||32||1983||URS-ch Young Masters||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
| page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 686
|Dec-26-04|| ||Benzol: Alexander Mikhailovich Chernin
Born 6th February 1960
An IM in 1980 and a GM in 1985.
He was European junior champion in 1979-80 and USSR Champion in 1985.
|Oct-19-05|| ||lopium: Already stopped to play.|
|Feb-19-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Alexander Chernin|
CHERNIN, Alexander M.
|Feb-19-06|| ||WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Alexander's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/cher.html|
|Aug-24-06|| ||clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening. Hopefully he writes more.|
|Mar-06-07|| ||Atking: <clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening. Hopefully he writes more.> A very clever way to explain an opening. I like this book too. <lopium: Already stopped to play.> He still play semi rapid tournament as Corsica with good results. As chess trainer he is really wonderfull.|
|Jul-26-08|| ||bravado1: I always thought he's Hungarian. Takes one to know one.|
|Mar-06-10|| ||wordfunph: 1990 U.S. Championship in Jacksonville: GM Alexander Chernin came to Jacksonville to give a well-paid but very poorly attended simul. Somehow, his six or seven opponents stressed him so much that he decided to sit out the U.S. Open.|
happy birthday GM Chernin!
|Mar-06-13|| ||JPi: Good points Atkin!|
|Aug-06-14|| ||Refused: Was he the one coaching both Caruana and Giri?|
|Aug-14-14|| ||docbenway: Caruana praised him highly in his quick chat with Daniel King while at the Tromso Olympics. These interviews are great, especially Melanie Ohme, what a doll!|
|Mar-06-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Alexander Chernin.|
|Mar-06-16|| ||eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Chernin!|
|Mar-06-16|| ||Zaiyetz: A bit unlucky about the number of games in the database...|
|Mar-06-16|| ||gars: Happy Birthday, Grandmaster Chernin!
And let's not forget that March 9 is Bobby Fischer's Day!
|Feb-19-17|| ||thegoodanarchist: < clampolo: I love the pirc and noone plays it better than Chernin. His book, Pirc Alert, is my favorite book on any opening.>|
That is an awesome opening book! Unfortunately the Pirc opening itself has fallen out of favor.
|Mar-06-19|| ||Penguincw: Happy 59th to Chernin.|
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