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Alon Greenfeld
Number of games in database: 567
Years covered: 1979 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2513 (2385 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +214 -124 =202 (58.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 27 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (38) 
    E62 E60 E69 E67 E63
 Slav (29) 
    D17 D15 D11 D16 D18
 Queen's Indian (28) 
    E12 E17 E15 E18 E16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D39 D35 D30
 Reti System (17) 
 English, 1 c4 c5 (16) 
    A30 A33 A38 A35 A32
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B62 B30 B63 B52 B56
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (28) 
    B62 B63 B67 B65 B64
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D70 D93 D97 D90
 English (22) 
    A15 A14 A10 A13 A19
 English, 1 c4 c5 (22) 
    A30 A33 A35 A36 A31
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C92 C84 C80 C93 C69
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 1-0
   Balashov vs A Greenfeld, 1985 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
   Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs T Michalczak, 2010 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs S Kosmo, 2003 1-0
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs W Wittmann, 1985 1-0
   Anand vs A Greenfeld, 2000 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   Isle of Man Masters (2014)
   European Club Cup (2004)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   European Club Cup (2017)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   A Greenfeld vs A Kislinsky (Nov-16-19) 1/2-1/2
   Patrick Wambach vs A Greenfeld (Nov-15-19) 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs J C Moingt (Nov-14-19) 1-0
   D Vocaturo vs A Greenfeld (Nov-13-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs F Seresin (Nov-12-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-17-1964, 55 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Israel)

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Alon Greenfeld was born in New York, USA. He was awarded the IM title in 1983 and the GM title in 1989. He won at Pardubice 1993. Equal first at the Lev Gutman 70th birthday GM tournament in September 2015 played in Lingen in Germany.

Wikipedia article: Alon Greenfeld

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Gaprindashvili vs A Greenfeld  0-1391979It (w)C18 French, Winawer
2. D Bryson vs A Greenfeld  ½-½401981World U26 Team-chC00 French Defense
3. M Wiedenkeller vs A Greenfeld  ½-½461981EU-ch U20B83 Sicilian
4. A Greenfeld vs G Siegel  1-0461981EU-ch U20C48 Four Knights
5. C Hansen vs A Greenfeld  0-1581981EU-ch U20A46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. H Kuijf vs A Greenfeld  0-1221981EU-ch U20C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
7. A Greenfeld vs T Karolyi Jr.  1-0231981EU-ch U20A04 Reti Opening
8. A Greenfeld vs A Sokolov 1-0281981EU-ch U20E12 Queen's Indian
9. A Greenfeld vs K Darga  ½-½491982EUchT qualE12 Queen's Indian
10. A Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  1-0391982EU-ch U20E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
11. A Greenfeld vs Reshevsky  1-0341982Be'er ShevaE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
12. D B Gurevich vs A Greenfeld  0-1461982Be'er ShevaA59 Benko Gambit
13. A Greenfeld vs Murey  0-1271982Be'er ShevaA04 Reti Opening
14. A Greenfeld vs K Burger  1-0471982Be'er ShevaA14 English
15. Murey vs A Greenfeld  ½-½501983NetanyaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. A Greenfeld vs Pachman  1-0751983NetanyaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. Quinteros vs A Greenfeld  ½-½151983NetanyaA30 English, Symmetrical
18. I Stohl vs A Greenfeld  ½-½571983Wch U20A30 English, Symmetrical
19. Short vs A Greenfeld  ½-½411983Wch U20B33 Sicilian
20. Y Gruenfeld vs A Greenfeld  ½-½371984ISR-chC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. S Kindermann vs A Greenfeld  1-0491984Be'er ShevaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. Murey vs A Greenfeld  0-1431984IsraelC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Suba vs A Greenfeld  0-1321984Be'er ShevaA15 English
24. Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld  ½-½421984Be'er ShevaA57 Benko Gambit
25. A Greenfeld vs D B Gurevich  ½-½331984Be'er ShevaB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Alon Greenfeld
Born 17th April 1964 in New York
Awarded the IM title in 1983.
Mar-02-05  chenturini: And N. Gaprindashvily vs A Greenfeld, is not Alon Greenfeld !!
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  WTHarvey: Here are some critical positions from Alon's games not given here: White to move and win.
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  tpstar: <WTHarvey> Nice quiz! Note the 4th position (Greenfeld-Popchev) has a typo - should be Nh6+ instead. Thanks for the link.
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  Sneaky: WTHarvey, your site is great. I see you signed-up, be sure to check out the Sacrifice Explorer, I bet it will save you many hours setting up those pages.
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  WTHarvey: <tpstar> Edited and you've been credited. :-) Thanks ! <Sneaky> Hey, it's like fishing with a fish finder! Everyone ought to check out the Sac Explorer. I used to have the license plate 'Sac & M8'

Greenfeld had a interesting chess career. Mostly hung in around #300 worldwide but shot up to about #50 for a few months. What was that all about?

Mar-02-05  Catfriend: Alon Greenfeld, several time Israeli champ, increases his strength gradually. He won against several strong GMs, and is perhaps the most internationally active among Israelis.
Apr-17-06  BIDMONFA: Alon Greenfeld


Sep-28-06  erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.
Jan-25-07  Mibelz: Izaak Grynfeld (POL, then ISR) - not Alon Greenfeld - played at Szczawno Zdrój (Salzbrunn) 1950 (Keres won).
Apr-17-08  Resignation Trap: Not only is today his birthday, but he is currently playing a match with Henrique Mecking in Passo Fundo, Brazil: .
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  wordfunph: <erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.>

but who said he was an IM?

his current rating is 2561 and had a peak of 2581 in 2001.

happy 46th birthday Alon..

Sep-14-10  erimiro1: <wordfunph: but who said he was an IM?> Take a look above
Apr-17-11  cracknik: I had never heard of this guy.
May-20-15  jrofrano: Alon Greenfeld is the fourth GM as part of my new series called the GM Spotlight!

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  Penguincw: Alon Greenfeld wins the Portugal Open on tiebreaks, with a score of 6.5/9.
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  PhilFeeley: Missing GREENFELD - TSEITLIN. Beer-Sheva 1996. Not sure which Tseitlin. The game is covered in Chess Training for Post-Beginners.

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24. Bc3 Rxd5 25.Bxg7 Kxg7 26.Rxc7 Qxc7 27.Rxc7 Rxc7 28.d4 Re7 29.Qf3 Re4 30.Qe2 Kf6 31.Qa2 Ke6 32.Kf2 g5 33.Kf3 h4 34.Qc4 g4+ 35.Kf2 f4 36.gxf4 g3+ 37.hxg3 hxg3+ 38.Kxg3 Rxe3+ 39.Kf2


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