Number of games in database: 1,535
Years covered: 1979 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2500 (2385 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590
Overall record: +249 -134 =248 (59.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
904 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 1-0
Balashov vs Greenfeld, 1985 1/2-1/2
Greenfeld vs P Kacirek, 1995 1-0
Svidler vs Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
Greenfeld vs S Kosmo, 2003 1-0
Greenfeld vs T Michalczak, 2010 1-0
Korchnoi vs Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
Greenfeld vs E Postny, 2002 1-0
Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Be'er Sheva (1988)
Irish Championship (2008)
5th Batavia (2013)
European Club Cup (2009)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
London Chess Classic Open (2014)
Hasselbacken Open (2016)
European Club Cup (2018)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
Moscow Olympiad (1994)
European Club Cup (2005)
Gibraltar Masters (2007)
🏆 Fagernes GM Open
Greenfeld vs R Baskin (Oct-17-21) 1-0
M Efroimski vs Greenfeld (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
Greenfeld vs Torbjorn Dahl (Oct-15-21) 1/2-1/2
J Ingebretsen vs Greenfeld (Oct-14-21) 1/2-1/2
Greenfeld vs F Lindh (Oct-13-21) 1-0
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Last updated: 2021-12-11 20:38:22
(born Apr-17-1964, 58 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Israel)
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His peak rating is 2610, achieved in the FIDE rating list of January 1994.
In 1982, he finished runner-up in the European Junior Chess Championship. Two years later, Greenfeld won the Israeli national championship. His best individual achievement is the victory of the Komerční banka Cup, a category 14 round-robin tournament at the Trimex Open 1993 in Pardubice.
His most famous pupil has been Emil Sutovsky. He travels regularly to India, and works with a number of promising young Indian players e.g. Vidit.citation needed Asked what his best game was Greenfeld unhesitatingly replied: "My game against G.M. Boyce at Jersey 2004"
Alon Greenfeld played for Israel in five Chess Olympiads.
In 1982, at first reserve board in the 25th Chess Olympiad in Lucerne (+3 −1 =3);
In 1984, at second board in the 26th Chess Olympiad in Thessaloniki (+6 −1 =6);
In 1988, at first board in the 28th Chess Olympiad in Thessaloniki (+4 −5 =4);
In 1990, at fourth board in the 29th Chess Olympiad in Novi Sad (+5 −2 =4);
In 1994, at fourth board in the 31st Chess Olympiad in Moscow (+4 −2 =3).
Greenfeld was awarded the titles of International Master (IM) in 1983 and Grandmaster (GM) in 1989.
Wikipedia article: Alon Greenfeld
| page 1 of 61; games 1-25 of 1,525
|1. N Gaprindashvili vs Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||39||1979||It (w)||C18 French, Winawer|
|2. Greenfeld vs H Mattes
|| ||1-0||36||1979||Biel IM op||B10 Caro-Kann|
|3. N Sprotte vs Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||36||1979||Biel IM op||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|4. Y Gruenfeld vs Greenfeld
|| ||1-0||37||1979||Biel IM op||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. Greenfeld vs C Maier
|| ||1-0||34||1979||Biel IM op||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. D Hergott vs Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||29||1981||WchT U26||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|7. K Bischoff vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||20||1981||WchT U26||A61 Benoni|
|8. Greenfeld vs Salov
|| ||0-1||22||1981||EU-ch U20||A13 English|
|9. Greenfeld vs J Poecksteiner
|| ||0-1||44||1981||WchT U26||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|10. Greenfeld vs I Kourkounakis
|| ||½-½||42||1981||WchT U26||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|11. I Stohl vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||18||1981||EU-ch U20||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|12. Greenfeld vs J H Gomez Baillo
|| ||1-0||27||1981||WchT U26||A04 Reti Opening|
|13. F A Cuijpers vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||36||1981||EU-ch U20||B83 Sicilian|
|14. D Sellos vs Greenfeld
|| ||1-0||34||1981||WchT U26||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|15. Greenfeld vs F Gobet
|| ||1-0||31||1981||EU-ch U20||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|16. Greenfeld vs P Stigar
|| ||1-0||52||1981||WchT U26||A04 Reti Opening|
|17. K Bischoff vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||27||1981||WchT U26||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|18. Greenfeld vs M L Condie
|| ||½-½||33||1981||EU-ch U20||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|19. Greenfeld vs G Vallifuoco
|| ||1-0||30||1981||WchT U26||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|20. M Lanzani vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||55||1981||EU-ch U20||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|21. Greenfeld vs B Filipovic
|| ||½-½||33||1981||WchT U26||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|22. D Bryson vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||40||1981||World U26 Team-ch||C00 French Defense|
|23. M Wiedenkeller vs Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||46||1981||EU-ch U20||B83 Sicilian|
|24. Greenfeld vs G Siegel
|| ||1-0||46||1981||EU-ch U20||C48 Four Knights|
|25. C Hansen vs Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||58||1981||EU-ch U20||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
| page 1 of 61; games 1-25 of 1,525
|Jan-01-05|| ||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 !! |
|Mar-02-05|| ||WTHarvey: Here are some critical positions from Alon's games not given here: White to move and win. http://www.wtharvey.com/gree.html |
|Mar-02-05|| ||tpstar: <WTHarvey> Nice quiz! Note the 4th position (Greenfeld-Popchev) has a typo - should be Nh6+ instead. Thanks for the link. |
|Mar-02-05|| ||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. |
|Mar-02-05|| ||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: http://www.ligadexadrez.com.br/cont... .|
|Apr-17-10|| ||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?> chessgames.com. 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! |
|Sep-06-15|| ||Penguincw: Alon Greenfeld wins the Portugal Open on tiebreaks, with a score of 6.5/9.|
|Mar-01-18|| ||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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