Number of games in database: 762
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons|| |
Years covered: 1979 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2614
Highest rating achieved in database: 2620
Overall record: +188 -85 =429 (57.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
60 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Chernin vs Van der Wiel, 1997 1-0
Chernin vs Drasko, 1988 1-0
Azmaiparashvili vs Chernin, 1990 0-1
Chernin vs A Utnasunov, 2000 1-0
Chernin vs Miles, 1985 1-0
Chernin vs I Stohl, 1993 1-0
Chernin vs Kupreichik, 1985 1-0
Chernin vs Smejkal, 1991 1/2-1/2
Chernin vs C Horvath, 1999 1-0
B Jacobsen vs Chernin, 2009 0-1
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
9th European Junior Championship 1979/80 (1979)
Odorheiu Secuiesc (1993)
Buenos Aires Najdorf (1992)
URS-ch 52nd / Zonal (1985)
Rubinstein Memorial (1992)
Tunis Interzonal (1985)
URS-ch First League Sverdlovsk (1984)
Subotica Interzonal (1987)
European Championship (2000)
World Team-ch 1st (1985)
Rilton Cup 1997/98 (1997)
New York Open (1989)
European Club Cup (2009)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Montpellier Candidates 1985 by Benzol
Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1991 by suenteus po 147
Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1986 by suenteus po 147
Intel Rapid Chess Grand Prix 1995 - Paris by amadeus
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Last updated: 2021-05-15 20:44:30
(born Mar-06-1960, 62 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, finishing eighth ex aequo with +1 -1 =13 at Montpellier Candidates (1985).
Chernin 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 35; games 1-25 of 858
|1. Barbero vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||41||1979||Wch U20||A06 Reti Opening|
|2. Chernin vs Petursson
||1-0||93||1979||Wch U20||A14 English|
|3. D Radziejewski vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||38||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||A10 English|
|4. Chernin vs Rivas Pastor
|| ||1-0||41||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|5. G Sanna vs Chernin
|| ||½-½||28||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|6. Chernin vs Damljanovic
|| ||1-0||40||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||A16 English|
|7. I Gazik vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||46||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||B07 Pirc|
|8. Chernin vs Azmaiparashvili
|| ||½-½||19||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|9. Chernin vs J Yrjola
|| ||1-0||35||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||A10 English|
|10. T Ernst vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||88||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|11. J O Fries-Nielsen vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||46||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|12. Chernin vs Plaskett
||1-0||29||1979||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||A10 English|
|13. Chernin vs V Malaniuk
|| ||0-1||33||1980||URS-ch48 sf Dnepropetrovsk||E02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4|
|14. Azmaiparashvili vs Chernin
|15. Chernin vs Van der Sterren
|| ||1-0||32||1980||IBM II||A26 English|
|16. P Scheeren vs Chernin
|| ||0-1||49||1980||Amsterdam||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|17. Chernin vs H Elyoseph
|| ||½-½||16||1980||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||E02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4|
|18. A Negulescu vs Chernin
|| ||½-½||9||1980||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|19. Chernin vs G Franzoni
|| ||½-½||20||1980||9th European Junior Championship 1979/80||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|20. Chernin vs A Haik
|| ||1-0||60||1980||IBM-C||A10 English|
|21. Chernin vs Vasiukov
|| ||0-1||37||1980||URS-ch48 sf||A10 English|
|22. A Vitolinsh vs Chernin
||1-0||39||1980||URS-ch48 sf||C02 French, Advance|
|23. Chernin vs Kholmov
|| ||1-0||59||1980||URS-ch48 sf||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|24. Dorfman vs Chernin
|| ||1-0||37||1981||URS-FL49||E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation|
|25. Mikhalchishin vs Chernin
|| ||½-½||16||1981||URS-ch FL49||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
| page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 858
|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.|
|May-15-21|| ||Breunor: A player of this strength shouldn't be forgotten, there are lots of great games of his.|
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