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Alon Greenfeld
Number of games in database: 588
Years covered: 1979 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2500 (2385 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +223 -126 =210 (58.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (40) 
    E62 E69 E60 E67 E92
 Queen's Indian (32) 
    E12 E17 E15 E16 E13
 Slav (29) 
    D17 D15 D11 D16 D18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D39 D38 D35 D30
 Reti System (17) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A40 A41 E10 A46 D02
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (85) 
    B62 B30 B63 B52 B22
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (28) 
    B62 B63 B67 B64 B65
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D70 D90 D97 D93
 English, 1 c4 c5 (25) 
    A30 A33 A35 A32 A34
 English (22) 
    A14 A15 A10 A13 A16
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C92 C84 C93 C80 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 T Michalczak, 2010 1-0
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
   A Greenfeld vs S Kosmo, 2003 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
   A Greenfeld vs E Postny, 2002 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
   Svidler vs A Greenfeld, 1994 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   5th Batavia (2013)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   London Chess Classic Open (2014)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   Isle of Man Masters (2014)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2004)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   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, 56 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Israel)

[what is this?]
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 24; games 1-25 of 588  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 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. D Vucenovic vs A Greenfeld  0-1401982Lucerne OlympiadA30 English, Symmetrical
16. Sax vs A Greenfeld  1-0431982Lucerne OlympiadC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. G West vs A Greenfeld  0-1701982Lucerne OlympiadB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
18. Zhang Weida vs A Greenfeld  0-1571982Lucerne OlympiadC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
19. A Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  ½-½641982Lucerne OlympiadE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
20. J H Gomez-Baillo vs A Greenfeld  ½-½461982Lucerne OlympiadB83 Sicilian
21. Murey vs A Greenfeld  ½-½501983NetanyaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. A Greenfeld vs Pachman  1-0751983NetanyaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Quinteros vs A Greenfeld  ½-½151983NetanyaA30 English, Symmetrical
24. I Stohl vs A Greenfeld  ½-½571983Wch U20A30 English, Symmetrical
25. Short vs A Greenfeld  ½-½411983Wch U20B33 Sicilian
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 588  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.
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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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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