Number of games in database: 1,525
Years covered: 1979 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2500 (2385 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590
Overall record: +588 -278 =600 (60.6%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
59 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
Greenfeld vs E Postny, 2002 1-0
Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
Korchnoi vs Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Be'er Sheva (1988)
5th Batavia (2013)
Tel Aviv (1988)
Rishon LeZion (1992)
Irish Championship (2008)
Be'er Sheva (1996)
European Club Cup (2009)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
London Chess Classic Open (2014)
Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
London Chess Classic FIDE Open (2010)
Hasselbacken Open (2016)
Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
Gibraltar Masters (2007)
🏆 Fagernes GM Open
A Greenfeld vs R Baskin (Oct-17-21) 1-0
M Efroimski vs A Greenfeld (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
A Greenfeld vs Torbjorn Dahl (Oct-15-21) 1/2-1/2
J Ingebretsen vs A Greenfeld (Oct-14-21) 1/2-1/2
A 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 62; games 1-25 of 1,532
|1. N Gaprindashvili vs A Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||39||1979||It (w)||C18 French, Winawer|
|2. N Sprotte vs A Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||36||1979||Biel IM op||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|3. A Greenfeld vs H Mattes
|| ||1-0||36||1979||Biel IM op||B10 Caro-Kann|
|4. Y Gruenfeld vs A Greenfeld
|| ||1-0||37||1979||Biel IM op||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. A Greenfeld vs C Maier
|| ||1-0||34||1979||Biel IM op||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. M Lanzani vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||55||1981||EU-ch U20||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|7. K Bischoff vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||20||1981||WchT U26||A61 Benoni|
|8. A Greenfeld vs Salov
|| ||0-1||22||1981||EU-ch U20||A13 English|
|9. A Greenfeld vs J Gomez Baillo
|| ||1-0||27||1981||WchT U26||A04 Reti Opening|
|10. A Greenfeld vs I Kourkounakis
|| ||½-½||42||1981||WchT U26||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|11. I Stohl vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||18||1981||EU-ch U20||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|12. A Greenfeld vs M Condie
|| ||½-½||33||1981||EU-ch U20||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|13. F A Cuijpers vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||36||1981||EU-ch U20||B83 Sicilian|
|14. D Hergott vs A Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||29||1981||WchT U26||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|15. A Greenfeld vs J Poecksteiner
|| ||0-1||44||1981||WchT U26||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|16. A Greenfeld vs G Vallifuoco
|| ||1-0||30||1981||WchT U26||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|17. K Bischoff vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||27||1981||WchT U26||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|18. A Greenfeld vs B Filipovic
|| ||½-½||33||1981||WchT U26||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|19. A Greenfeld vs F Gobet
|| ||1-0||31||1981||EU-ch U20||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|20. D Sellos vs A Greenfeld
|| ||1-0||34||1981||WchT U26||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|21. A Greenfeld vs P Stigar
|| ||1-0||52||1981||WchT U26||A04 Reti Opening|
|22. D Bryson vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||40||1981||WchT U26||C00 French Defense|
|23. M Wiedenkeller vs A Greenfeld
|| ||½-½||46||1981||EU-ch U20||B83 Sicilian|
|24. A Greenfeld vs G Siegel
|| ||1-0||46||1981||EU-ch U20||C48 Four Knights|
|25. C Hansen vs A Greenfeld
|| ||0-1||58||1981||EU-ch U20||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
| page 1 of 62; games 1-25 of 1,532
|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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