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Alex Cherniack
Number of games in database: 38
Years covered: 1988 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2213 (2249 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2277
Overall record: +10 -24 =4 (31.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C03 French, Tarrasch (3 games)
A86 Dutch (2 games)
A58 Benko Gambit (2 games)

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   A Cherniack vs A Esipenko (Dec-12-22) 0-1
   J B Willow vs A Cherniack (Apr-12-22) 1-0
   A Cherniack vs Julian Martin (Apr-11-22) 1/2-1/2
   J Arvidsson vs A Cherniack (Apr-10-22) 0-1
   A Cherniack vs Kristjan Dagur Jonsson (Apr-10-22) 1-0

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(born May-22-1964, 58 years old) United States of America

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 38  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Soltis vs A Cherniack  1-040198889th US OpenC03 French, Tarrasch
2. J Curdo vs A Cherniack 1-0171990Newton OpenA03 Bird's Opening
3. A Cherniack vs B Finegold  0-1271992New York OpenD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. J Arnason vs A Cherniack  1-0641992New York OpenC16 French, Winawer
5. A Cherniack vs J Kossak  1-0601992New York OpenA57 Benko Gambit
6. A Cherniack vs R W Porter  0-1411998Boylston CC-chE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
7. A Cherniack vs Kudrin  0-1581998Boston opD97 Grunfeld, Russian
8. A Cherniack vs J C Fernandez  1-041200129th World OpenA86 Dutch
9. G Braylovsky vs A Cherniack  1-028200129th World OpenC18 French, Winawer
10. A Cherniack vs M Dougherty  0-128200129th World OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
11. K Solomon vs A Cherniack  1-054200129th World OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
12. A Cherniack vs A Karklins 0-140200129th World OpenE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. A Cherniack vs Shulman  0-1342003World Open: Open SectionD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. P MacIntyre vs A Cherniack 1-0382004BCC ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
15. J Fang vs A Cherniack 1-02120057th Foxwoods OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. A Cherniack vs D Harika ½-½64200634th World OpenE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. S Vijayalakshmi vs A Cherniack  1-071200634th World OpenA06 Reti Opening
18. Kudrin vs A Cherniack  1-0182007Eastern Class-chC03 French, Tarrasch
19. A Cherniack vs Z Izoria  0-1432007Foxwoods OpenE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
20. A Cherniack vs T D Andrews  ½-½362007Foxwoods OpenA58 Benko Gambit
21. Khater vs A Cherniack  0-159200868th New England OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. A Cherniack vs A Ivanov  1-029200868th New England OpenA21 English
23. M Rodin vs A Cherniack 1-0332008Aeroflot Open (Group B)C03 French, Tarrasch
24. M W Mason vs A Cherniack 0-1262008Foxwoods OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A Cherniack vs D Ippolito 0-1752008Foxwoods OpenE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
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  perfidious: In 1987, Alex and I played the under-2400 section at the New York Open; his first-round opponent was a little girl with a teddy bear, and she rolled him up.

We now know her well as Judith Polgar.

Nov-02-07  RookFile: I remember Alex telling that story to Harry Lyman at the Boylston chess club. He showed the game too - something about a discovered attack leading to bad news on the king's rook file.
Aug-05-08  myschkin: . . .
Photos (2008)
GM Larry Christiansen

Aug-05-08  RookFile: Well, I guess this picture answers the question somebody was asking in the Larry Christianson forum about whether Larry is still playing these days.
Aug-05-08  myschkin: . . .

It killed two birds with one stone ;)

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